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Pope Francis greets the faithful as he holds 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: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Why is Pope Francis Canceling Public Appearances?

The Vatican has announced Pope Francis has cancelled all of his public appearances in July, prompting new papal health rumors.

06/19/2014

A poster showing Pope Francis (middle), pope John Paul II (L) and Pope John XXIII (R), that will be canonized next Sunday, is seen in Borgo Pio street near the Vatican during the pontiff weekly general audience in St. Peter's square on April 23, 2014. (Photo: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

St. Louis Archdiocese Celebrates Canonizations of Two Former Popes

During Sunday’s ceremonies at the Vatican, Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will officially be declared saints.

04/24/2014

Craig Pope (Photo courtesy: St. Louis County Police)

$1 Million Bond For Kirkwood Man Suspected Of Sodomy, Incest

Accusation against Craig Pope, 50, go back nearly three decades.

02/12/2014

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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

of Pope Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, who will take the name Pope Francis on March 14, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was elected as the 267th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Getty/Dan Kitwood)

New Pope Will Influence World, Not Just Catholics, Says MU Researcher

The electoral process used to select the new pope was very similar to the one used to choose Benedict XVI. However, the circumstances were very different this time.

03/14/2013

Getty/Franco Origlia

SNAP Announces Their Top Choices for Pope

“The common link among these three men is their courage,” clergy abuse survivor Barbara Dorris said.

03/08/2013

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)

Cardinal Dolan: You Must be High to Think He’ll Be the Next Pope

He was asked, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral yesterday, about the speculation that he’s headed for Vatican City, and Dolan said…

02/18/2013

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)

Dogtown Priest Discusses Odds Of Dolan Becoming Pope

“He’s never had, as far as I know, any desire to climb, to grow in importance in the church. He just really is interested in people,” John Johnson said.

02/13/2013

SNAP Director David Clohessy with Barbara Dorris

SNAP Weighs In On What New Pope Can Do About Abuse Crisis

“At the risk of sounding harsh, this Pope has offered some nice words and nice gestures about the abuse crisis but virtually no meaningful action.”

02/12/2013

New cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan (L), Archbishop of New York, receives the biretta cap from Pope Benedict XVI in 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 sucessor. (Getty/Franco Origlia)

Could Cardinal Dolan Become Pope?

Timothy Dolan’s brother tells KMOX he wouldn’t count on it.

02/18/2012

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