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USCCB Issues Statement Following Shooting at STEM School in Colorado

May 10, 2019
Yet another tragic school shooting has rocked our country, this time at the STEM School Highlands Ranch near Denver, Colorado, just weeks after the...Read more

Pope Francis Issues Global Standards for Reporting & Investigating Clergy Abuse

May 10, 2019

Earlier this week, Pope Francis released the motu proprio, Vos estis lux mundi ("You are the light of the world"), a worldwide order...Read more

The Joseph Challenge Pilgrimage

May 10, 2019
Why did a group of men spend a weekend traveling 24 miles on foot in and around St. Louis? As this Catholic News Agency...Read more

I Raised a Saint: Carlo Acutis' Mother Shares His Story

May 10, 2019

This Sunday is Mother's Day, and in celebration, we'd like to share this fascinating interview with the mother of Venerable Carlo Acutis ,...Read more

Two Weeks Left to Pass Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act

May 3, 2019

With two weeks left in the legislative session, there is still time for the General Assembly to pass HB 126 , sponsored...Read more

Missouri House Passes Budget for Capitol Renovations

May 3, 2019

This week, the Missouri House passed HB 18 , sponsored by Rep. Cody Smith (R-Carthage) , which includes funding for the...Read more

House Hears SMI Death Penalty Bill

May 3, 2019

This week, the House Health and Mental Health Committee heard a bill that would prevent individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) from receiving...Read more

USCCB Expresses Concerns Over Attacks on Houses of Worship

May 3, 2019
From mass shootings at New Zealand mosques, to Easter Sunday bombings at Christian churches in Sri Lanka, to recent shootings at synagogues in California,...Read more

St. Joseph and the Miraculous Staircase

May 3, 2019

On May 1 st, the Church celebrated the feast day of St. Joseph the Worker, recognizing the dignity and holiness of human labor....Read more

Kansas Supreme Court Rules Right to Abortion Protected by the State's Constitution

April 29, 2019

Today, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that women in the state have a right to abortion under that state's constitution. The majority opinion stated...Read more