Archbishop Robert Carlson

As we once again observe the anniversary of the tragic Roe vs. Wade ruling, we know abortion must be abolished

As we once again observe the anniversary of the tragic anti-life decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Roe vs. Wade, I am compelled to write about abortion -- "an unspeakable crime" as Pope John Paul II describes it, quoting the Second Vatican Council, in his encyclical "Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life)."

Archbishop Carlson cites need to join hands in solidarity with Haiti

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson cited the need to join hands in solidarity with the Church of Haiti as he delivered a homily during a Mass Jan. 14 for the victims of the earthquake there two days earlier.

"We come together this morning to mourn the terrible suffering of our brothers and sisters in Haiti ravaged by an earthquake of enormous proportions that has left tens of thousands dead and survivors waiting for the response of the world as they struggle for even the basics of life," Archbishop Carlson noted.

MULTIMEDIA Prayers for Life: Respect Life Mass and procession

Prayers for Life: Respect Life Mass and procession

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson led the faithful on a procession from Cathedral Basilica to Planned Parenthood to give witness to the more than 50 million unborn children who have lost their lives by abortion since 1973. The protesters prayed for the mothers of the unborn children and for our nation in hopes it will adopt public policies that protect life.

This multimedia slideshow features photographs from the rosary march with Archbishop Robert Carlson with audio interview from Beth Lauver, Director of Respect Life Apostolate for the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

 

 

Homily by Archbishop Carlson at Mass for victims in Haiti

This is the text of a homily given by Archbishop Robert J. Carlson during a Mass Jan. 14 for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.

We come together this morning to mourn the terrible suffering of our brothers and sisters in Haiti ravaged by an earthquake of enormous proportions that has left tens of thousands dead and survivors waiting for the response of the world as they struggle for even the basics of life.

Archbishop Carlson issues official statement regarding earthquake in Haiti

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson issued the following statement regarding the deadly earthquake in Haiti

 

Archbishop's appointments

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson has made the following appointments:

Rev. Mark A. Dolan, pastor of Annunciation Parish in Webster Groves, is appointed pastor of Our Lady of the Presentation Parish in Overland, effective Jan. 25, 2010.

Rev. Robert T. Evans, pastor of Our Lady of the Presentation Parish in Overland, is appointed pastor of Annunciation Parish in Webster Groves, effective Jan. 25, 2010.

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