Missouri Catholic Conference
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Following a failed clemency request from Pope Francis, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight and his fellow Roman Catholic bishops of Missouri issued a statement Oct. 6, expressing disappointment over the … more
The Missouri Catholic Conference (MCC) has posted links to its 2021 Virtual Annual Assembly. In lieu of holding an in-person event at the Capitol, the MCC has curated a six-episode collection of … more
For Sister Kathleen Wegman of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, help is always better than idleness.  “Each day, we have to decide whether to be Good Samaritans or indifferent … more
CLICK HERE to see two galleries of photos from this event. CLICK HERE to read a related article. Hymns and prayers, cheers and chants echoed off of the buildings along High Street and the … more
Bishop W. Shawn Mc-Knight and his fellow Roman Catholic bishops of Missouri issued a statement April 13 calling on state lawmakers to allocate funding for the Medicaid expansion voters approved last … more
Bishop W. Shawn McKnight joined Archbishop Mitchell T. Rozanski of St. Louis and their fellow U.S. Catholic bishops in calling for a halt to executions by the federal government and an end to the … more
COVID-19 vaccines being developed by two major pharmaceutical companies do not contain human fetal tissue and are free of aluminum salts or ethlymercury, according to the State of Missouri’s … more
Missouri’s Roman Catholic bishops, in their role as officers of the Missouri Catholic Conference, issued the following statement on Nov. 20. The statement’s signatories include: … more
Missouri’s Roman Catholic bishops, in their role as officers of the Missouri Catholic Conference, issued the following statement on Aug. 5, following Missouri voters’ passage of Amendment … more
Much has changed since Freeburg native Father Sylvester Bauer helped establish what is now Mercy St. Francis Hospital in Mountain View 64 years ago. Many of the residents of that area in … more
Three recent developments that could lead to a resurgence in the number of abortions in Missouri highlight the danger of relying on lawmakers and judges alone to make everything … more
The Roman Catholic bishops of Missouri have issued a statement in response to the death of George Floyd and its aftermath. The statement, signed by Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis, … more
Refugee and Immigration Services (RIS) of Catholic Charites of Central and Northern Missouri (CCCNMO), along with the other agencies that resettle refugees in this state, have been given the needed … more
Lois Thomas grew up Catholic and was well versed in Jesus’s teachings. But His “what you did for them, you did for Me” discourse never really clicked with her until she stepped … more
Missouri’s Roman Catholic bishops are encouraging voters to support a specific effort to expand eligibility for MO HealthNet, the state’s Medicaid program. Medicaid, funded by the … more
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