Pope Francis

A nun claps as Pope Francis delivers his 'Urbi Et Orbi' blessing during 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 by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Celebrating Easter

Associated Press report looks at Christian holy day across the globe

04/20/2014

Pope Francis (C) and US President Barack Obama exchange gifts during a private audience on March 27, 2014 at the Vatican. The meeting at the Vatican comes as a welcome rest-stop for Obama during a six-day European tour dominated by the crisis over Crimea, and the US leader will doubtless be hoping some of the pope's overwhelming popularity will rub off on him. (Photo: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS Poll: Would You Rather Meet the Pope or the President?

Catholics are feeling more connected to the church, and they’d rather meet Pope Francis than President Obama.

03/28/2014

Cardinal Leo Raymond Burke walks on St Peter's square after a cardinals' meeting on the eve of the start of a conclave on March 11, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Vatican Chief Justice: Obama’s Policies ‘Have Become Progressively More Hostile Toward Christian Civilization’

The Vatican’s chief justice feels that President Barack Obama’s policies have been hostile toward Christians.

03/24/2014

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Pope Francis Allowing Married Maronite to Become Priest

Deacon Wissam Akiki’s ordination set for Thursday in St. Louis.

02/26/2014

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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

US cardinal Leo Raymond Burke walks on St Peter's square after a cardinals' meeting on the eve of the start of a conclave on March 11, 2013 at the Vatican.  (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Changes Roster at Influential Vatican Office

Some members of the congregation were not reconfirmed. Cardinal Raymond Burke will no longer serve in the office.

12/16/2013

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Dolan: Pope Francis Bringing More People to Catholicism

“I can’t walk down the streets of our beloved New York without people coming up to me and saying ‘thanks for Pope Francis, you guys did a good job, we love him'”

11/14/2013

Newly appointed cardinal  Timothy Michael Dolan archbishop of New York, receives congratulations  as his leaves the Saint Peter's Basilica on February 18, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. The 84 year old Pontiff installed 22 new cardinals during the ceremony, who will be responsible for choosing his successor.(Getty/Franco Origlia)

Dolan: Pope’s Comments Not ‘Change in Church Doctrine’

What the announcement does signify, according to Dolan, is “a change in tone or emphasis.” “Homosexuality is not a sin. Homosexual acts are,” Cardinal Dolan said on CBS.

07/30/2013

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Hancock & Kelley – Monday, July 29th – Raising Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers; Primer on Pres. Calvin Coolidge; Pope Francis’s Trip to S. America; Speed Traps in Ellisville MO

John and MIchael talk about today’s fast food workers strike; about the last U.S. President who slashed both taxes and the federal budget; about Pope Francis’s comments on gays in the church and gay priests; and about a local man who was ticketed for flashing his lights, warning other motorists of an upcoming speed trap.

07/29/2013

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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

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