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Pope Warns Bishops to Deal with Accused Priests

The Pope has created a new Vatican tribunal to hear cases of bishops who fail to protect children from abusive priests.

06/10/2015

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Numbers Rise With Those Who Don’t Identify With Religion

Nationally, the number of unaffiliated people who describe themselves as atheist, agnostic or nothing in particular, has jumped more than six percentage points since 2007 to nearly 23 percent.

05/12/2015

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Group Trying to Save Former Suburban St. Louis Convent

A group of neighbors is pressing to persuade the University of Missouri in St. Louis to reconsider plans to tear down a convent.

04/20/2015

St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church in the Shaw neighborhood held a ground-breaking on March 1, 2015 for the first new free-standing Catholic parish school building in St. Louis in more than 50 years. Archboshop Robert Carlson and Father Matthew O'Toole shoveled dirt brought indoors from the site, due to snowy weather (KMOX/Debbie Monterrey)

New Catholic School Building in St. Louis

St. Margaret of Scotland breaks ground on middle school facility

03/01/2015

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TIAM Sunday

St. Margaret of Scotland groundbreaking, Mike Lyons on ISIS, Harry Hamm on Focus and Real Anchors

03/01/2015

Pope Francis greets looks on as he arrives in Isernia, southern Italy, on July 5, 2014 during a one day visit in the Molise region. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI

Pope Francis: Catholics Don’t Have to Breed ‘Like Rabbits’

A local Catholic deacon attempts to explain new comments from Pope Francis about birth control and family planning.

01/21/2015

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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Study Finds Reasons Catholics Have Left the Church

Three-fourths of the nearly 600 inactive Catholics polled in the Springfield Diocese say they left or drifted away from the church because of differences over doctrinal issues.

09/23/2014

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St. Louis Religious Leaders Unify for Peace In Middle East

Archbishop Carlson & others ask for prayer on Sunday, to go along with big meeting at The Vatican

06/07/2014

Rev. Joseph Jiang

Charges Dropped Against St. Louis Priest Accused of Molestation

Supporters of Reverend Joseph Jiang want his name cleared but members of SNAP are calling for more witnesses to come forward.

11/22/2013

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