Ashcroft Says His Faith Misunderstood

Former US Attorney General John Ashcroft says his faith has always informed his politics, but has been misunderstood by his critics. Faith became a focus of the confirmation hearings when President Bush nominated former Missouri Senator John Ashcroft as his Attorney...

Ashcroft Speaks at Governor’s Prayer Breakfast

Governor Blunt tells those attending the Governor’s Prayer Breakfast in Jefferson City that faith plays a role in government, but that people of faith must be careful about how that role plays out. Blunt says it’s not wrong to hold to moral certainty, but...

Lawsuit Accuses Priest of Molesting Boy

A lawsuit filed in Jackson County accuses a former Kansas City-area priest of molesting a 12-year-old boy in 1978. The lawsuit says John Tulipana abused the boy during a trip. The suit also says the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese ignored complaints and concealed the...

Rise in Intolerance Worries Bond

For 140 years, Missouri had an order on its books telling people of a certain religion they could be killed if they practiced their faith in Missouri. The man who cancelled that order worries about a new kind of intolerance today. Governor Lilburn Boggs signed an...

Lawyer Files Complaint Against Catholic Conference

A lawyer in Washington, D. C. has filed a complaint with the IRS against the Missouri Catholic Conference. The complaint by lawyer Marcus Owens questions the conference’s tax-empt status. He cites a letter sent to state lawmakers that he says urges them to...
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