Confidential Clergy Communications Privilege Statutes: Missouri

Confidential Clergy Communications Statutes

Missouri Confidential Clergy Communications Privilege Statute


TITLE 3. Evidence and Legal Advertisements.

Chapter 491. Witnesses.

General Provisions.§ 491.060(4). Persons incompetent to testify–exceptions, children in certain cases.The following persons shall be incompetent to testify:

(4) Any person practicing as a minister of the gospel, priest, rabbi or other person serving in a similar capacity for any organized religion, concerning a communication made to him or her in his or her professional capacity as a spiritual advisor, confessor, counselor or comforter;