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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

Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Plaintiff’s Attorney Stands By Abuse Allegations Against Former Priest

Defense attorney Ken Chackes says he stands by Jane Doe 92 and her allegations that she was raped by Father Ross.

07/07/2014

A mass for religious freedom was held at the New Cathedral on July 2, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision Has Ripple Effect on St. Louis Archdiocese

The St. Louis Archdiocese has been granted a preliminary injunction so it won’t have to provide its employees mandatory birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

07/02/2014

Pope Francis greets the faithful as he holds Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square on April 20, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis is attending the Holy Week for his second time as a Pontiff. (Photo: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Why is Pope Francis Canceling Public Appearances?

The Vatican has announced Pope Francis has cancelled all of his public appearances in July, prompting new papal health rumors.

06/19/2014

Cathedral-Basilica

Cathedral Basilica Named City’s Top Landmark

Travel advice website TripAdvisor has given the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis a 2014 Travelers’ Choice Award as the 11th best landmark in the country.

06/18/2014

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