Three-fourths of the nearly 600 inactive Catholics polled in the Springfield Diocese say they left or drifted away from the church because of differences over doctrinal issues.
Catholics criticized Archbishop Wilton Gregory for building and moving into the massive residence, made possible by a large grant from a wealthy donor.
Lara Traina at Catholic Supply in south St. Louis said they are taking tons of pre-orders for items that are on their way.
Blunt said. “It’s about a faith principle that the First Amendment guarantees.”
Catholics still have questions over compromise
Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese spent more than $1 million over a four-month stretch last year in connection with priest sexual abuse cases.
Viewers within the 11 counties of the Archdiocese will start to see commercials on every major network starting next week.