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Sister Mary Eucharista pictured in St Louis during the symposium organised by the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CNS)

Archbishop Augustine Di Noia gave the opening address at the Symposium on Religious Life in St Louis

The statue has been moved from Saint Louis University to a nearby museum. JAMES A. FINLEY/AP/Press Association Images

Students have said that the sculpture sends a message of Christian supremacy

Bishop John H Ricard Below: Demonstrators hold signs in Oakland (CNS)

Bishop John H Ricard said that the divide between blacks and whites must be addressed

Cardinal Burke was a former Vatican official (PA)

Cardinal Burke said issues such as Communion for the divorced and re-married should not be on the agenda

Catholics are sternly warned against attending  séances (PA)

I attended a séance when I was a student and I would never do it again

Protesters hold their hands in the air during a demonstration against the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson (CNS)

Residents of the US town ‘struggling to find peace in the chaos’, says Archbishop Carlson

St Louis (August 25) was jovial in company but gave himself up to prayer and fasting in private

Daily readings: August 22 – August 28

Scripture readings for the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms