St. Louis Archdiocese
The scam artist pretended to be from the Archdiocese of St. Louis and asked people if they would like to donate to Typhoon Haiyan relief.
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.
The St. Louis archdiocese asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit by the family of a teenage girl who claims Archbishop Robert Carlson failed to prevent her molestation by a priest with whom he lived in the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica.
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.
The 21 young people from the St. Louis Archdiocese arrived Monday in Rio. Tuesday night they attended the opening mass on the crowded Copacabana Beach.
“In this Year of Faith, we pray for the Holy Father and offer him our fraternal support. We have been blessed by his leadership..”
“We’re averaging, over the past decade, about five ordinations per year,” vocations director Father Chris Martin said.
“When did the government get in the business of defining for us the extent of our ministry?” Dolan asked earlier this year.
“I believe this incident was as reported, I think this was a very tragic murder-suicide,” Lt. Tim Fagan said.
The billboards come from the Freedom From Religion Foundation and they all say the same thing: “Quit the church…put women’s rights over bishops’ wrongs”.