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Governor Actions Result in Missouri Special Session Taking Longer

August 14, 2020

On Monday afternoon, Governor Parson amended his agenda for the recently-called Special Session dealing with violent crime by adding a proposal for the state’s...Read more

Governor Parson Awards Grants for Rural Broadband

August 14, 2020

This week, Governor Parson announced awards for contracts for broadband to connect up to 2,000 rural households through the emergency broadband program. This program...Read more

Court of Appeals Rules that Arkansas Abortion Restrictions Can Take Effect

August 14, 2020

A federal appeals court has removed an injunction blocking four Arkansas abortion regulations from going into effect. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled...Read more

Court of Appeals Sets Date for Oral Arguments in the Challenge to Missouri’s Pro-Life Law

August 14, 2020

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has set a date for oral arguments in the legal challenge to HB 126 - the “Missouri Stands...Read more

August 15th – The Assumption of Mary

August 14, 2020

On August 15 th , the Catholic Church celebrates the Assumption of Mary, an event declared a dogma of the Church in 1950 by...Read more

Pope Francis Baptizes Formerly Conjoined Twins Separated at Vatican Hospital

August 14, 2020

Pope Francis recently baptized twins who were born conjoined at the head and were separated at the Vatican’s pediatric hospital. According to the Italian...Read more

Missouri Bishops Respond to Vote in Support of Medicaid Expansion

August 7, 2020

The Missouri Catholic bishops issued this statement following Tuesday’s vote to expand the Medicaid program in Missouri. The vote to expand the...Read more

Catholic Leaders Call for Prayers and Assistance after Beirut Explosion

August 7, 2020

A massive explosion at the Port of Beirut destroyed buildings and caused extensive damage across the capital of Lebanon on Tuesday. The blast, which...Read more

Good Samaritan Returns Bishop Rice’s Brother’s Remains to His Family

August 7, 2020

A good Samaritan from North St. Louis returned the remains of Springfield/Cape Girardeau Bishop Edward Rice’s brother to his family after the bishop’s car...Read more

Crime Bill Moves Forward Amid Controversy

August 7, 2020

This Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety met as part of the Special Session and passed the crime package by...Read more

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