Religion

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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

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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Area Churches Cancel Sunday Services

We have a listing of those that notified the KMOX newsroom

02/28/2015

sex harassment suit settled pastor

Pastor Settles Sexual Harassment Suit With St. Louis Church

Lawyers for a female minister who sued her St. Louis church for sexual harassment say the woman has settled part of the case.

01/15/2015

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Parents Claim Teacher Wouldn’t Allow Son To Read Bible In Class

The parents of 12-year-old Loyal Grandstaff claim their seventh-grader’s fundamental rights were violated when a teacher told him to stop reading the Bible in class.

01/06/2015

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U.S. Unveils Federal Law Enforcement Profiling Ban

The Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics.

12/08/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

Archbishop Wilton Gregory. Photo: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images

Two Archbishops with Local Ties in Running for Chicago Cardinal’s Successor

Current Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory and current Omaha Archbishop George Lucas are being named as possible successors.

06/03/2014

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Clergy Abuse Survivor: Pope Needs to Name Names

A local clergy abuse survivor says the Pope needs to name names, now that he’s told reporters the Vatican is investigating three Bishops for their role in child abuse crimes or coverups.

05/28/2014

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Local Scholar Praises SCOTUS Decision on Prayer Before Public Meetings

A local constitutional scholar says that it is not a constitutional problem to say prayers before public meetings.

05/06/2014

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