St. Louis Public Radio News
5:30 pm
Tue June 9, 2009

Carlson says installation as Catholic archbishop is time for listening and learning

St. Louis – On Wednesday, Robert Carlson will become the ninth Roman Catholic Archbishop of St. Louis. He replaces Raymond Burke, whom Pope Benedict put in charge of the Vatican's highest court last year.

Carlson spoke with KWMU's Matt Sepic on Tuesday. The Archbishop-elect says he still has a lot to learn about the organization he'll lead. But among other things, Carlson says the Archdiocese appears to be in solid financial shape despite the rough economy.

Listen to the entire interview