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More Public Schools Moving to 4-day Week

December 16, 2022

A growing number of schools in Missouri are switching to a four-day school week to combat a teacher shortage. The Independence School District School...Read more

USCCB Reaffirms Church’s Solidarity with Immigrants

December 16, 2022

Millions of pilgrims converged on Mexico City Monday to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The crowd gathers at the...Read more

Pope Encouraging Humble Christmas

December 16, 2022

Pope Francis is inviting everyone to have “a more humble Christmas” this year.

On Wednesday, the pope asked people...Read more

Scientists Make History Achieving Nuclear Fusion

December 16, 2022

For the first time, scientists have produced more energy in a fusion reaction than was used to ignite it. Researchers at the...Read more

A Christmas Campaign for Clemency

December 9, 2022

In 2011, the MCC joined a campaign to seek clemency for Patty Prewitt. Patty is the longest-serving inmate at Vandalia Correctional Center,...Read more

Estimate for Fiscal Year 2024 Sees Increase in MO Revenue

December 9, 2022

On December 6, Governor Mike Parson announced Missouri’s Consensus Revenue Estimate (CRE) for the 2024 fiscal year. Despite significant tax cuts recently implemented in...Read more

House passes the Respect for Marriage Act

December 9, 2022

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave final passage to the so-called Respect for Marriage Act that would codify same-sex marriage...Read more

U.S. Catholic Population Sees Growth in Newest Religion Census

December 9, 2022

In the past ten years, the number of Catholics in the United States has grown by two million people, according to a...Read more

MCC Staff Member Retiring After Decades of Service

December 9, 2022

After 34 years serving the Missouri Catholic Conference, senior staff associate Rita Lindhardt is retiring. Rita began her career with the MCC...Read more

Celebrating Feast Days this Week

December 9, 2022

Feast of Saint Nicholas

The Feast of Saint Nicholas is observed on December 6. It is the...Read more