Wikimedia CommonsRaymond BurkeFormer St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke, now head of the Vatican's supreme court, is determined to stop President Barack Obama from delivering the commencement speech May 17 at University of Notre Dame. On Friday, Burke told Catholics at a prayer breakfast: "The propo ... More >>
Ian enjoys the suffering of ducks? That's despicable!
Two St. Louis women will soon become ordained Catholic priests — and in a Jewish synagogue, no less.
Week of October 19, 2006
Unreal finds an angry blogger with a lot to say (most of it not suitable for work), gets expert analyses of Wash. U. students' attractiveness and gives a pop quiz to potential padres
The beer-drinking, the game-watching, the east-side partying: We took it all in so you wouldn't have to
Brace yourself for a catechismic event
Two art fairs, no waiting
Some dirty little secrets followed Archbishop Raymond Burke from Wisconsin to St. Louis
Van Helsing explodes monster-movie legends with hip upgrades
Put some variety in your Lenten diet
Week of December 3, 2003
The "asylums" depicted in The Magdalene Sisters undermine both the Catholic Church and the popular image of Ireland
The Jewish Film Festival of St. Louis unspools this week
Ross King tells the true story of Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel
Week of November 27, 2002
The dog ate the good column, so Worm goes Bergering
The more he talks, the more Wilton Gregory sounds like every other bishop in the Catholic Church
The aloof style of Justin Rigali served him well at the Vatican but distances him from the faithful of St. Louis
Faded soccer glory seen in a U.S. World Cup team without St. Louis talent
Week of February 6, 2002
Born without arms, John Foppe gives adversity a swift kick in the pants
When the Benetton clothing company dared to humanize death-row inmates in a $20 million ad campaign, Attorney General Jay Nixon threw a fit. Then he played right into their hands and sued them.
The Rev. Pigg takes a poke at the satanic influences of kid favorites Pokémon and the Teletubbies
Scott Joplin receives a celebratory homecoming with Opera Theatre of St. Louis' revival of Treemonisha
Before you get to heaven, you gotta raise a little hell
On some frequency in St. Louis, sports-talk radio takes on pro football and other opiates of the masses
The ragtime music made famous by St. Louisan Scott Joplin is appreciated more now than it ever was in the entertainer's lifetime
Father Lawrence Biondi is praised for revamping the campus of St. Louis University and boosting its endowment. But the enemies he's made along the way claim that behind the fountains, statues and donations stands a Jesuit bully who's more interested in th
St. Louis turns out to greet John Paul II
Father James Carney left St. Louis to work with the poor in Honduras, putting him at odds with both church and state. Fifteen years after his mysterious death, a new CIA report raises more questions than answers.
St. Louis is welcoming Pope John Paul II, but many devout Catholics don't feel so welcomed by him. They say he's blocking the light for women, intellectuals, non-Westerners, gays, lesbians and remarried Catholics -- and dimming the prospects for an inclus