The daylong gathering dissected the theological and pastoral implications and challenges of the still-emerging Pope Francis pontificate.
Kansas City, Mo.
Jon David Couzens said he intends to remain a voice for the protection of children even though the Missouri diocese agreed to pay him and 29 others $10 million.
Fr. Patrick Rush said questions asked of him "were about Bishop Finn's leadership, about my reaction to Bishop Finn's leadership, and about my assessment of the people."
Midazolam has been implicated in botched executions in three states, and lawyers have filed a petition to stop a convicted murderer's execution in fear the drug will be used.
A retired Milwaukee priest is asking for the second time for Pope Francis to investigate Bishop Robert FInn for violations of church law.
Three protesters were arrested Aug. 22 outside of a Kansas City, Mo., nuclear weapons parts facility for trespassing on private property. The three men were part of a larger demonstration, protesting the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new facility.
A circuit judge has upheld an arbiter's decision that the Kansas City-St. Joseph diocese pay $1.1 million for breach of terms of a 2008 settlement.
A group seeking to deliver a petition to Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., Bishop Robert Finn on behalf of a fired gay foot pantry coordinator met resistance Wednesday afternoon as they attempted to enter the downtown chancery offices.
A group of about 30 people carried a copy of an online petition with more than 32,000 signatures asking that Finn apologize to Colleen Simon -- a woman dismissed from her parish position after her same-sex marriage was inadvertently made public by a local newspaper -- and to give her job back.
Colleen Simon says the Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., diocese hired her aware of her sexual orientation and marital status, then fired her for it.
SNAP says breach of contract suit filed against Kansas City-St. Joseph diocese is first of its kind, and a huge victory for survivors of clerical sex abuse.