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Pope Francis Plans Meetings with Victims of Sex Abuse by Priests

He repeated, aboard his papal plane returning from Jerusalem, there will be zero tolerance for clergy who violate children.

05/27/2014

US cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan attends a mass at the St Peter's basilica before the conclave on March 12, 2013 at the Vatican. Cardinals moved into the Vatican today as the suspense mounted ahead of a secret papal election with no clear frontrunner to steer the Catholic world through troubled waters after Benedict XVI's historic resignation.The 115 cardinal electors who pick the next leader of 1.2 billion Catholics in a conclave in the Sistine Chapel will live inside the Vatican walls completely cut off from the outside world until they have made their choice. Photo: AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS

Archbishop Dolan: Pope Francis is in Touch with Church’s Needs

Timothy Dolan, a St. Louis native and the Archbishop of New York, says Pope Francis is genuine and sincere.

04/21/2014

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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