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Top Religion Stories of 2013

On this last day of 2013, our KMOX Religion Editor Fred Bodimer takes a quick look back at the year in religion.

12/31/2013

Pope Francis greets the faithful prior to his first 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica during Easter Mass on March 31, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis delivered his message to the gathered faithful from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica in St. Peter's Square after his first Holy week as Pontiff.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Pope Francis: “Who Am I to Judge” Gay Clergy

His predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, authored a document that said men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be priests.

07/29/2013

Pope Benedict XVI Holds Concistory

As The Vatican Transitions, Many St. Louisans Are Involving

“Maybe a Pope who is a little bit younger, I think would be a great fit,” St. Louisan John Walter said.

02/26/2013

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TIAM Weekend: Famous First Ladies & Papal Resignation

C-SPAN looks at famous First Ladies including two from Missouri, and an update on the Pope’s decision from foreign correspondent Sabina Castelfranco.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–02/17/2013

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Charlie Brennan – Monday, February 11th – Will an American be the next Pope? CBS’s Sabina Castelfranco live from Rome, Italy.

Could an American be the next Pope? Charlie talks with CBS Correspondent in Rome, Sabina Castelfranco. He also talks with Col. Jeff McCausland about drones and defense budget cuts; and with Al Goldman about the state of the stock market.

02/12/2013

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St. Louis Archdiocese Reacts To Pope’s Resignation

“In this Year of Faith, we pray for the Holy Father and offer him our fraternal support. We have been blessed by his leadership..”

02/11/2013

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Could Timothy Dolan Become The First American Pope?

While there has not been an American pope in the papacy’s history, the popularity and personality of St. Louisan Dolan has led many to consider the possibility.

02/11/2013

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Pope Resigning on Feb. 28, Conclave In March

The 85-year-old pope announced his decision in Latin during a meeting of Vatican cardinals Monday morning.

02/11/2013

Pope Benedict XVI Holds Concistory

Local Sex Abuse Group Criticizes Vatican Sex Crimes Prosecutor

David Clohessy says Father Robert Oliver was an adviser to Cardinal Bernard Law on the Boston sex abuse cases.

12/24/2012

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Sainthood for Archbishop Fulton Sheen?

Now the church begins the arduous, lengthy discernment of whether God may have, in fact, worked a miracle, through the intercession of Fulton Sheen.

09/17/2012

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