- Apr 9, 2021
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a lawsuit alleging a St. Louis Catholic school allowed sexual abuse against a student should continue.
Starting next weekend, Catholic churches in southern Missouri can return to in-person Mass.
Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City prayed Jan. 11 that God would bless and guide the newly sworn officials of Missouri’s executive branch to lead not just with the “power of their office” but also “with the moral authority founded on personal integrity and character.”
St. Louis Archbishop Mitchell Rozanski has urged parishioners to consider abortion as the main moral issue when they vote in November but said they must also consider candidates’ positions on other issues such as race, immigration and the environment.
The bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph in Missouri is urging parishioners to vote for candidates who are pro-life, which some critics contend amounts to an endorsement of Republican candidates.
The Archdiocese of St. Louis on Monday announced plans to resume in-person classes next month as one area Catholic school deals with a coronavirus outbreak.
The Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic Diocese has reported receiving three new allegations of sexual misconduct involving a retired priest, and that a review has found the allegations to be credible.
The Marianists religious order on Wednesday released the names of 46 living and dead religious leaders who they claim sexually abused minors, the latest of several Catholic organizations to complete an investigation and publicly name the accused.