National and local groups are marking the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Furman v. Georgia, which started a nationwide moratorium on executions with demonstrations and fasts.
Kansas City, Mo.
In the past 25 years, Guardian Angels Church in Kansas City has seen four bishops come and go. But one person has remained constant — pastoral administrator Margaret Lima.
The religious leaders joined a "Stop the Debt Trap" rally ahead of a hearing on rules proposed by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
NCR Today: Leaders of Catholic, Christian, Jewish and Muslim faith communities in Kansas City came together May 19 to discuss faith responses to the refugee crisis.
To an outsider, it might seem like a typical night of extracurricular activities in any school across the U.S., but these children are here to learn about God.
The Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., diocese settled with Colleen Simon, who sued it and its former bishop, Robert Finn, after the diocese cited her same-sex union for her dismissal.
Even people who knew Anna Kurzweil well wouldn’t have guessed she was a millionaire, but she left a $2 million gift for the Jesuits upon her death in September 2012.
Landon H. Rowland, a noted Kansas City businessman, philanthropist, and a longtime NCR supporter and board member emeritus, died Dec. 28 at home near Kansas City, Mo. He was 78.
Catholics in northwest Missouri who want to know what to expect from their new bishop, should look to his work in founding a Catholic Worker farm just outside Springfield, Mo.
The Knoxville diocese has removed a displayed life-size bronze bust of the founding bishop of its diocese, who admitted to sexually abusing teenage boys in 2002, but photos remain.