A sweeping new statement by the Justice Department calls religious freedom a "fundamental right of paramount importance," placing the Trump administration squarely on the side of religious conservatives in America's culture wars.
A northwest Missouri abbey has settled a lawsuit for $415,000 that alleged cover-up of sexual abuse by a former monk who directed its boys choir in the 1980s. The suit was filed by an Oregon man who was a member of the Abbey Boy Choir.
Florida televangelist Rodney Howard-Browne visited the White House on Monday and posted a photo of a group of preachers praying over President Donald Trump. The photo has been shared thousands of times on social media since Tuesday evening.
Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo., stayed quiet and avoided political grandstanding throughout a five-year legal battle to obtain a state grant for resurfacing its preschool playground. July 2, 2017
The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is phasing out Girl Scouts and their annual cookie sales. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann says Girl Scouts are “no longer a compatible partner in helping us form young women with the virtues and values of the Gospel.”
The new River Market Community Church brought together about 125 volunteers Saturday afternoon to pick up trash, spread mulch and plant flowers in the River Market neighborhood, while also building on the sense of community.
Shelly YangThe Kansas City Star
More than a hundred volunteers beautified the River Market neighborhood with their hands
See inside new Church of the Resurrection in Leawood
United Methodist Church of the Resurrection breaks ground on a new home downtown
Despite support, anxiety runs high in Olathe immigrant community