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New ad campaign targets pro-abortion Catholic politicians

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Attacks on churches and crisis pregnancy centers have increased since the U.S. Supreme Court found Roe v. Wade unconstitutional. The latest was the attack on a Catholic church in Overland Park, Kan. ...

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“Vile and satanic attack” leaves dozens of Nigerian churchgoers dead

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Victims are still being identified after dozens of churchgoers are dead after a terrorist attack in Nigeria on Sunday morning. Terrorists rode up on motorcycles and began shooting those who showed up ...

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How the role of chaplains is changing

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The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing new attention to the work of chaplains and changing the way they minister. Before the pandemic, as an article in The New York Times put it, the place ...

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Churches attacked by pro-abortion protesters

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A major religious liberty organization will sue pro-abortion protesters who are invading and defacing churches across the nation.  The announcement comes after hundreds of protesters harassed churches to protest a possible Supreme ...

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Biden says Roe v. Wade agrees with “mainstream religions”

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President Joe Biden has weighed in on the abortion debate by saying mainstream religions agree with Roe v. Wade and support taking the life of a pre-born child. “Roe says what all ...

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‘Father Stu’ is one of the best faith-based films ever, but will people see it?

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“Father Stu” nails the faith-based formula better than maybe any other faith-based film. But it remains to be seen if audiences will come out to see a faith-based film with so much ...

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80-year-old nun sentenced for stealing from school to pay for gambling

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An 80-year-old nun said she has seen the error of her ways after being sentenced to federal prison for stealing $835,000 from the school where she worked to support her gambling habits. ...

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The pandemic changed death rituals and left grieving families without a sense of closure

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The unexpected death of a friend and colleague to COVID-19 in January 2021 led me to start researching how American death rituals were transforming during the pandemic. My friend was Hindu, and ...

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Construction work continues on what will be largest Catholic church in Kansas

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Construction crews are finishing up the exterior of a $40 million church in Saint Marys. The Immaculata Church is expected to be finished by the end of 2022 and will be the largest Catholic ...

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Annual ‘Rally and March for Life’ planned for Kansas State Capitol Jan. 25

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Kansans for Life will hold the Annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. The event has drawn thousands in the past. The day will feature numerous ...

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Reduced tourism hasn’t slowed renovation of Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem

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The spirit of Christmas is alive and well in Bethlehem. Although the pandemic has limited tourism, the Church of the Nativity is undergoing major renovations. Commissioned by the Roman Emperor Constantine at ...

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West Side Story is refreshing in faithfulness to 1950s Broadway

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West Side Story is an old story. Really old. It’s based on Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet, replacing the warring Italian clans of the Montagues and Capulets with the Jets and Sharks. ...

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St. Louis University bans conservative commentator Matt Walsh from speaking

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St. Louis University has cancelled a speech by commentator and children’s author Matt Walsh of “The Daily Wire” in what appears to be a response to his conservative views. The university at ...

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LGBT compliance forced on Church daycares in Build Back Better plan

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Child care provisions in President Biden’s massive Build Back Better plan will shut out Christian and other faith-based facilities that affirm traditional biblical doctrine. The controversy involves language within the House-passed bill ...

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Navy SEALs sue President Biden after religious exemption denied

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The Biden administration is being sued for denying religious vaccine exemptions to Navy SEALs. The vaccine mandate deadline is approaching for all service members and thousands are speaking out about their denial ...

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Catholic priest reports increased demand for exorcism during pandemic

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The pandemic has been good for the exorcism business. An Italian Catholic priest who is a trained exorcist said the demand for exorcism has risen as the pandemic and ongoing lockdowns have ...

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Supreme Court won’t consider case of Catholic hospital that denied transgender surgery

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A Catholic hospital in California is being sued for refusing to perform a hysterectomy on a transgender patient. Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider the case but another ...

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Nancy Pelosi’s archbishop compares her abortion stance to a “devout satanist”

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s archbishop in San Francisco said her position on abortion is something he would expect from a “devout satanist” rather than a devoted Catholic. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone called out Catholic politicians ...

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Remains of Kansas priest who died during Korean War returned to family

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The remains of a hero Catholic priest from Kansas who died in a POW camp in Korea, were returned to his family during a ceremony this week. U.S. Defense officials gave the ...

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Conception Abbey welcomes you as Christ

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St. Benedict tells us that “All guests who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for he himself will say: I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” Conception’s Abbey Guest ...

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Enrollment up in area religious schools where masks are optional

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Enrollment is increasing in several Kansas City-area schools without mask mandates. “Our enrollment is up again, which is obviously a huge blessing,” Janet Fogh, head of Maranatha Christian Academy in Shawnee, told ...

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Millennial nuns offer social media advice to peers

A new book of autobiographical stories from young, Catholic nuns aims to inspire readers how to live a faith-filled life in the era of social media. “Millennial Nuns: Reflections on Living a ...

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Kate Mulgrew, Star Trek’s groundbreaking first female captain, chose life

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This year marked the 20th anniversary of the airing of Star Trek: Voyager’s final episode, ending the run of a beloved Star Trek re-imagining.  It featured the franchise’s first female leader, Captain ...

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Christian leaders offer prayers, encouragement to new Israel prime minister

Christian leaders from around the world are sizing up Naftali Bennett, the new prime minister of Israel. They’ve sent him a letter committing to prayer and encouragement as he takes on the ...

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Supreme Court unanimously rules in favor of Catholic foster care agency

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Religious rights advocates are continuing to praise a rare unanimous U.S. Supreme Court which ruled on behalf of a Catholic foster care agency. Catholic Social Services of Philadelphia said its religious views ...

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