archdiocese of st. louis

Crime
7:58 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Mo. Supreme Court: archdiocese must release names

Mo. Supreme Court
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The Missouri Supreme Court says the Archdiocese of St. Louis must release the names of church employees accused of sexual abuse over the past 20 years.

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NPR Story
7:15 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Judge Orders Archdiocese To Release Records

Archdiocese of St. Louis chancery.
(St. Louis Public Radio)

Originally published on Mon January 13, 2014 4:54 pm

Updated Jan. 13, 2014:

The legal back-and-forth over the release of the names to the plaintiff continues. The state Supreme Court today blocked the Archdiocese from having to comply with Dierker’s order until further notice.

Updated Jan. 10, 2014:

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Education
8:17 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Catholics backing school-choice initiative in Mo.

Entities affiliated with the Roman Catholic church have contributed more than $300,000 toward a Missouri ballot initiative that would authorize state tax credits benefiting private schools.

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Faith/Religion
8:00 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Catholic church finds fresh ways to spread message in New Evangelization

The Archdiocese of St. Louis held a conference Tuesday to equip parishes, schools and other Catholic communicators to spread their faith as part of the New Evangelization.
Kellie Kotraba/ColumbiaFAVS.com KBIA

There are enough former Catholics in the United States to make up a large Christian denomination of their own.

According to the Religious Landscape Survey conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life in 2008, one in 10 American adults identifies as an ex-Catholic. And of the 25 percent of American adults who are still Catholic, only one in four attend mass regularly.

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