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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

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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

A tapestry depicting the late Pope John Paul II hangs on the balcony of St Peter's basilica on April 25, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. The late Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII will be canonised on Sunday 27 April, inside the Vatican when 800,000 pilgrims from around the world are expected to attend. (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Local Catholics Remember Pope John Paul II’s St. Louis Visit

Pope John Paul II, along with Pope John XXIII, will be canonized at the Vatican on Sunday.

04/25/2014

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

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Missouri’s Catholic Bishops Criticize Escalating Number of Executions

Missouri has executed one death row inmate each month since November—including William Rousan this week.

04/24/2014

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Student Claims Teacher Yelled At Her For Having Bible At High School

A high school student claims that her teacher yelled at her for carrying a Bible at school.

04/18/2014

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Cathedral Merges Good Friday Service and the Blues

Local Jazz musicians like the Kingdom Brothers, Beth Tuttle and Matthew Lesch will perform inside the Episcopal Cathedral next to the Central Library at 7:00 p.m.

04/18/2014

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