Missouri’s Roman Catholic leaders are pressing anew for the abolishment of the state’s “flawed” system of capital punishment, expressing concern at the rapid recent pace of executions and questioning whether last-minute clemency requests get proper consideration.
A local Catholic deacon attempts to explain new comments from Pope Francis about birth control and family planning.
A “feminized” church and altar girls is part of the cause for today’s clergy shortage in the Catholic church, according to former St. Louis Archbishop Cardinal Raymond Burke.
Leaders of the Catholic Church are not happy with the groundbreaking ceremony, in which four same-sex couples got married at City Hall.
Timothy Dolan, a St. Louis native and the Archbishop of New York, says Pope Francis is genuine and sincere.
Catholics are feeling more connected to the church, and they’d rather meet Pope Francis than President Obama.
What the announcement does signify, according to Dolan, is “a change in tone or emphasis.” “Homosexuality is not a sin. Homosexual acts are,” Cardinal Dolan said on CBS.
Archbishop Robert Carlson has been subpoenaed to give a deposition in the criminal case of a priest at the Cathedral Basilica.
Catholics will gather Wednesday to take part in the Fortnight for Freedom Mass, which was prompted by the current trends in redefining marriage in the United States.
The cease-fire shuts a legal battle over ownership of church assets which began in 2008