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Former Granite City Priest Ousted Following Abuse Allegations

Springfield Bishop Thomas Paprocki has removed Father Robert “Bud” DeGrand as pastor of four central Illinois parishes following a credible abuse allegation from 30 years ago.

05/06/2015

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Archdiocese of St. Louis Cancels Speech of Virgin Mary Seer

A Bosnian man who claims he saw a vision of the Virgin Mary will not be allowed to speak at Lindenwood University.

03/18/2015

Members of Sons of Thunder Biker Church at the VFW in Fairview Heights, IL (Megan Lynch/KMOX)

They Live to Ride and Ride to Church

“And now I can go to church too and not feel like a misfit.”

12/22/2014

Demonstrators pray outside of the Buzz Westfall Justice Center where a grand jury is expected to begin looking at the circumstances surrounding the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 20, 2014 in Clayton, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Christ Church Cathedral to Host 24-Hour Prayer Vigil After Grand Jury Ruling

Christ Church Cathedral will be a place for the region to come together for prayer, listening and sanctuary for 24 hours following the announcement of the grand jury’s decision of the case involving Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

11/03/2014

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Vatican’s Seemingly New Openness Toward Gays Welcomed by Local LGBT Catholics

Local gay and lesbian Catholics say there’s a stunning new tone coming from bishops concerning homosexuals during the Vatican Synod of Bishops meeting on the family now underway in Rome.

10/15/2014

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