Berger’s Beat

…In a Clayton courtroom tomorrow (Monday), look for Rev. Billy Lee Little’s lawyers to ask a judge for permission to file a defamation suit against Darrell and Rhonda Pitts. The Pitts are suing Little for allegedly exploiting her during a counseling session at Christ Memorial Baptist Church in Cool Valley. Little is a former psychologist (the state yanked his license after a similar case in the 1990s). He’s also an ex-Cardinals consultant and ex-KMOX radio talk show host… Cardinal Tim Dolan’s “homecoming” mass yesterday in Wisconsin saw lower attendance than predicted. Milwaukee archdiocesan PR flak Julie Wolf estimated the crowd at about 1,200 though the basilica had prepared seating for as many as 2,500. After the event, Dolan acknowledged the criticism of clergy sex abuse victims, who say he left much work unfinished. “They have a point,” he admitted. Meanwhile, look for an announcement soon about a key St. Louis archdiocesan insider being replaced soon.

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