Catholic Church

bible
Elise Rich
October 29, 2019 - 12:18 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Jane Guenther is the director of Catholic Spiritual Renewal for the St. Louis Archdiocese . Her snug office sits on the first floor of the Rigali Center — it’s warm and comfortable with plenty of literature stacked on bookshelves and end tables. Guenther said her main purpose is...
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church pews
Caitlin Lally
September 13, 2019 - 2:23 pm
The Archdiocese of St. Louis and the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests issued statements following the release of the investigation details.
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church pews
August 16, 2019 - 3:38 pm
(KMOX) — The first U.S. Catholic priest to be labeled sexually violent, when convicted in Illinois, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for abusing two boys in Missouri in the 1990s. Fred Lenczycki pleaded guilty in May to two counts of sodomy for abuse that occurred at a St. Louis County parish...
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Fred Bodimer
May 10, 2019 - 12:33 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Pope Francis has enacted a new law that requires all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report any sexual abuse they see by the clergy — and they must also report any cover-ups of abuse claims by Church officials. "Pope Francis is mandating every diocese must establish...
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Kevin Killeen/KMOX
May 09, 2019 - 2:29 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Archbishop of St. Louis says he will strengthen the process for reporting sexual abuse by clergy in the wake of a new church law announced Thursday by Pope Francis . The pope's announcement requires priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups...
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Fred Bodimer
December 07, 2018 - 6:48 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — " I apologize." That's one of the key messages from St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson -- in a two page letter sent to Catholic parishoners in the Archdiocese concerning clergy abuse. He goes on to apologize to those who have suffered abuse at the hands of clergy -- to those who...
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Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018.
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May 22, 2018 - 12:40 pm
Francis has sought to make the church more welcoming to gays, most famously with his 2013 comment "Who am I to judge?"
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