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Sister Sue Anne Hall (left) and Sister Delores Voigt provide prayer and hospitality for pro-life volunteers at Our Lady of Guadalupe Convent, located across the street from the last remaining Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in St. Louis, Missouri.

Meet the Franciscan sisters who live (and pray) across the street from an abortion clinic

Feb 27, 2022

By Leonardo Colon

The mission of Our Lady of Guadalupe Convent is “to provide a place of prayer and hospitality for pilgrims to... Read more

Sister Sue Ann Hall (left) and Sister Delores Vogt of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity welcome visitors to Our Lady of Guadalupe convent in St. Louis.

This pro-life ministry in St Louis is helping bring an end to abortion 

Jan 28, 2022

By Kate Olivera

Tucked away near the Forest Park neighborhood of St. Louis is a brick, three-story convent dedicated to Our Lady of... Read more

Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke during the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, June 29, 2019. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Cardinal Burke tweets that his condition is improving

Aug 28, 2021

By Shannon Mullen

In a tweet posted Aug. 28, the 73-year-old Cardinal Burke thanked the health care professionals who have cared for him... Read more

St. Louis archdiocese says masks optional at its schools this fall

Jul 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Archdiocese of St. Louis announced Monday that face masks will be optional at its Catholic schools this fall.  Read more

Ransomware attack cripples St. Louis archdiocesan websites

Nov 25, 2020

A ransomware attack crippled the websites of the Archdiocese of St. Louis last week, but data has not been compromised... Read more

Then-Bishop Mitchell Rozanski in St. Peter's Basilica during an ad limina visit, Nov. 7, 2019.

New St Louis archbishop encourages face-to-face evangelization

Aug 26, 2020

Archbishop Mitchell Rozanski was installed this week as the tenth Archbishop of St. Louis, on the feast day of the... Read more

Archbishop Carlson: Christ 'welcomes and challenges' those wrestling with gender identity

Aug 7, 2020

Christ draws close with love and compassion, as well as a challenge, for people who experience discord between their gender... Read more

The moon over the Apotheosis of St. Louis statue of King Louis IX of France, namesake of St. Louis, Missouri in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri.

‘A life modeled after Christ’: St. Louis archdiocese defends namesake’s statue

Jun 29, 2020

The Archdiocese of St. Louis on Sunday released a statement defending the city’s namesake, amid calls from activists to tear... Read more

Apotheosis of St. Louis, designed by Charles Henry Niehaus.

Catholic priest among defenders of St Louis statue

Jun 27, 2020

Fr. Stephen Schumacher, a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, was among the defenders of a prominent statue of... Read more

Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski at the tomb of St. Peter during an ad limina visit Nov. 7, 2019.

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Mitchell Rozanski to lead St. Louis archdiocese

Jun 10, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis appointed Wednesday Bishop Mitchell Rozanski to lead the Metropolitan Archdiocese of St. Louis.  Read more

Coronavirus hits priests’ retirement home in Missouri

Apr 21, 2020

Several priests located at a retirement home in Missouri have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, but those who have been... Read more

A 'wealth' of resources available to St Louis women with unexpected pregnancies

Jul 18, 2019

By Mary Farrow

With a law banning abortions after roughly eight weeks of pregnancy and one remaining abortion clinic whose licensure is being... Read more

American flag and Church.

Federal judge strikes down St. Louis abortion law as unconstitutional

Oct 5, 2018

A federal judge ruled Sept. 30 that a St. Louis ordinance banning discrimination based on reproductive health decisions violates both... Read more

Archbishop Robert Carlson.

St. Louis archdiocese invites attorney general to review files

Aug 23, 2018

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson has invited the Missouri attorney general’s office to conduct an inspection of its files related to... Read more

Activist group apologizes to priest after lawsuit dismissed

Nov 27, 2017

By Mary Farrow

An advocacy group has issued an apology to a St. Louis priest for "any false or inaccurate statements" regarding allegations... Read more

Archbishop Robert Carlson of St. Louis.

St Louis archbishop foresees dire effects of proposed abortion law

Jan 12, 2017

Giving civil rights protection to abortion would undermine respect for life and threaten the religious freedom of Catholic institutions, the... Read more

Opening Mass for the synod of bishops on the family Oct. 8, 2015.

Bishop Edward Rice 'humbled' to be new head of Missouri diocese

Apr 26, 2016

By Elise Harris

On Tuesday the Vatican announced that Bishop Edward M. Rice of St. Louis has been tapped by Pope Francis to... Read more

A relief volunteer surveys flood damage in Missouri.

St Louis archbishop offers prayers, donations for Missouri flood victims

Jan 8, 2016

By Hillary Mast

A massive cleanup is left for those whose homes were in the path of one of the worst floods in... Read more

A crucifix in Rome's Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastavere.

Exorcisms for entertainment? Terrible idea, St Louis archdiocese tells cable network

Oct 30, 2015

By Kevin J. Jones

A television show’s promise of a live exorcism rite is more dangerous than it thinks, the St. Louis archdiocese warned... Read more

Brett Haubrich with Archbishop Carlson of St. Louis.

Young boy lives dream of 'being a priest' for a day

Apr 9, 2015

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson and the Make-A-Wish Foundation helped one young boy to live his dream by experiencing, in part,... Read more