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Retired Priest Suspended After Sexual Abuse Allegation

St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson announced the suspension of retired priest Father John Ghio.

10/21/2014

Cardinal Leo Raymond Burke walks on St Peter's square after a cardinals' meeting on the eve of the start of a conclave on March 11, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Four Americans to be Ordained by Vatican Cardinal Raymond Burke

With 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.

08/05/2014

A man (C) walks among debris of destroyed houses in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, eastern island of Leyte on November 9, 2013. One of the strongest typhoons on record killed more than 100 people as savage winds and giant waves flattened communities across the Philippines, authorities said on November 9 while corpses lay amid the devastation. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

Local Lutherans, Catholic Archdiocese Sending Aid to Philippines

St. Louis-based Lutheran Church Missouri Synod has already sent $150,000 to the Lutheran Church in the Philippines to provide immediate assistance.

11/13/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York (R) and St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson greet friends following the funeral of former St. Louis Cardinals and National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis in St. Louis on January 26, 2013. Musial died at the age of 92 on January 19. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Archdiocese Paid Nearly $1 Million in Abuse Costs Last Year

The Archdiocese recently released its clergy misconduct costs from the fiscal year 2013, totaling $943,000. That’s compared to $342,000 in fiscal 2012.

11/12/2013

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St. Louis Archdiocese Bans Alcohol at Events for Minors

When 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.

10/30/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York (R) and St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson greet friends following the funeral of former St. Louis Cardinals and National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis in St. Louis on January 26, 2013. Musial died at the age of 92 on January 19. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Archbishop to Testify in Priest Abuse Case

The case involves a longtime Carlson associate, Father Joseph Jiang, is accused of molesting an underage girl and attempted witness tampering.

09/18/2013

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St. Louis Maronite Bishop Opposes U.S. War in Syria

The Maronite Catholic Church is an ancient Eastern rite of Catholicism based in Lebanon with many members in Syria.

09/06/2013

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