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Belleville Diocese Sued For Priest Abuse

A man accuses Father Robert Vonnahmen of abusing him at Camp Ondessonk in early 1970′s.

04/03/2014

Vatican Defrocks Metro East Priest Accused of Molestation

A papal decree calls the action against Raymond Kownacki “for the good of the church.”

02/09/2013

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New Gallatin County Parish Named For First Native American Saint

Msr. John Myler says out of the rubble of a church destroyed earlier this year in Ridgeway, Illinois, comes a new building and parish.

11/02/2012

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Mount Carmel Priest Bounced for Ad-Libbing

Rev. Bill Rowe is now considered retired and must leave the rectory at St. Mary Parish.

06/25/2012

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Southern Illinois Priest Again Accused Of Shoplifting

Priest charged with stealing items from Belleville gift store

11/12/2011

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Three Catholic Dioceses Stay in the Fight Over Illinois Civil Union Law

The Peoria Diocese has withdrawn from litigation

10/06/2011

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Belleville Diocese Ponders Church Closures

Loss in population is to blame. No decisions will reportedly be made until 2013.

08/28/2011

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Belleville Diocese’s $5 mil. Judgement Appeal Fails

The Mount Vernon-based 5th District Appellate Court, in a 2-1 ruling made public Thursday, rejected the Diocese of Belleville’s challenge of a 2008 verdict favoring James Wisniewski of Champaign.

01/14/2011