Vatican Issues New Rules for Catholics on CremationOne rule is the ashes cannot be kept at home, divided or scattered.
Local Man Reflects on Mother Teresa's SainthoodJohn Foppe says the humble nun changed his life.
St. Louis Native Promoted to Pope's SpokemanGreg Burke grew up in St. Louis Hills, attending St. Gabriel the Archangel parish and SLUH.
Minn. Archbishop Escapes Criminal Charges by ResignationMinn., Archbishop John Nienstedt resigned, after criminal charges, SNAP asks how that can be allowed.
Pope Warns Bishops to Deal with Accused PriestsThe Pope has created a new Vatican tribunal to hear cases of bishops who fail to protect children from abusive priests.
UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change ConferenceU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis' highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
Top 10 Most-Viewed St. Louis News Stories of 2014As 2014 winds down, KMOX.com recaps the 10 most-viewed local news stories of the year.
Pope Francis Demotes Former St. Louis ArchbishopCardinal Burke was transferred Saturday from his position as head of the Holy See's supreme court to a largely ceremonial post.
Vatican's Seemingly New Openness Toward Gays Welcomed by Local LGBT CatholicsLocal gay and lesbian Catholics say there's a stunning new tone coming from bishops concerning homosexuals during the Vatican Synod of Bishops meeting on the family now underway in Rome.
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.
Pope Francis: "Who Am I to Judge" Gay ClergyHis predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, authored a document that said men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be priests.
Local Clergy Abuse Survivor Testifies Before the United NationsDavid Clohessy, a clergy abuse survivor, claims the Vatican has violated a treaty pledge to protect the rights of children.