ST. LOUIS (RNS) Any celebrating of the anniversary on the part of Archbishop Robert J. Carlson was done in the midst of nationwide headlines about his connection to the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the Roman Catholic Church for more than a decade.
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ST. LOUIS (RNS) “I have tried over the years to reconcile my silence as a gay priest with that of the Church’s increasingly anti-gay stance. I have been unsuccessful,” the Rev. Gary Meier writes in his book “Hidden Voices: Reflections of a Gay, Catholic Priest.”
ST. LOUIS (RNS) The Archdiocese of St. Louis will end its appeal of a court decision that handed over control of a disputed Polish church after a years-long dispute.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) The Rev. Don Wester believes homilies should be practical and direct — that they should draw a connection between the everyday struggles of parishioners and biblical truths. And it’s exactly the kind of preaching that Catholic bishops across America are hoping for as part of a new national effort to improve preaching at Catholic parishes. By Tim Townsend.