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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

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