St. Louis Archdiocese Creates Peace and Justice CommissionThe commission has nine women and 18 men, it will represent eleven counties of the Archdiocese.
Missouri LGBT Equality Advocate: Gay Marriage Ruling 'An Incredible Win'St. Louis Catholic Archbishop Robert Carlson says the decision by the Supreme Court to effectively change the legal definition of marriage in the United States does not alter what he calls "the unassailable truth that marriage is."
Mo. Catholic Leaders Send Letter About ExecutionsAs of today, there have been 15 executions in Missouri since November of 2013.
Retired Priest Suspended After Sexual Abuse AllegationSt. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson announced the suspension of retired priest Father John Ghio.
Four Americans to be Ordained by Vatican Cardinal Raymond BurkeWith the permission of current St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson, Vatican Cardinal Raymond Burke will ordain four men into the sacred priesthood of the Institute of Christ the King Sovreign at St. Francis de Sales Oratory on Gravois in South St. Louis.
Local Lutherans, Catholic Archdiocese Sending Aid to PhilippinesSt. Louis-based Lutheran Church Missouri Synod has already sent $150,000 to the Lutheran Church in the Philippines to provide immediate assistance.
St. Louis Archdiocese Paid Nearly $1 Million in Abuse Costs Last YearThe Archdiocese recently released its clergy misconduct costs from the fiscal year 2013, totaling $943,000. That's compared to $342,000 in fiscal 2012.
St. Louis Archdiocese Bans Alcohol at Events for MinorsWhen first considered in 2011, one parish - St. Margaret Mary Alacoque in south St. Louis County - reported an alcohol ban would reduce annual revenue by $35,000 to $50,000.
St. Louis Archbishop to Testify in Priest Abuse CaseThe case involves a longtime Carlson associate, Father Joseph Jiang, is accused of molesting an underage girl and attempted witness tampering.
St. Louis Maronite Bishop Opposes U.S. War in SyriaThe Maronite Catholic Church is an ancient Eastern rite of Catholicism based in Lebanon with many members in Syria.