<![CDATA[Faith News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/ en-us Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:38 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:23:38 CST Faith 60 Faith Walk: Sometimes you have to bloom in a different pot http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19378533.html#storylink=rss Having to start over in new soil was difficult. There were the things that I was sure God wanted me to do, but the doors stayed closed. There were false starts, discouragements, and my faith was truly tested. I also discovered the freedom to stretch out after being in a cramped environment that wasn’t conducive to life.

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Billy Graham: Ask God to help you focus on a hopeful future http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article19378806.html#storylink=rss Start looking to the future instead of the past. If you dwell on the past you’ll always be caught in an emotional prison of anger and hate.

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Turin Shroud goes back on display for faithful and curious http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19377252.html#storylink=rss The 14-foot cloth is on display through June 24. Pope Francis will view it June 21 on an overnight trip to the Turin area, which will include private time with relatives.

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Women defy prohibition by reading Torah at Jerusalem’s Western Wall http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19376145.html#storylink=rss The scroll’s procurement, which was facilitated by the group’s male supporters, was a bold move by a group that has continuously challenged the ultra-Orthodox establishment’s sole authority over the holy site.

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Supreme Court arguments on same-sex marriage will have faith at their core http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19332075.html#storylink=rss When it convenes Tuesday for one of the most historic oral arguments in its 226-year history, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments from five attorneys representing gays and lesbians on one side, and the states of Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee on the other.

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Voices of Faith: What advice would you have given Moses? http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19328838.html#storylink=rss Rev. Stephen D. Jones and Rabbi Herbert Mandl take on a humorous question that has a serious side.

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A look at Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, who will temporarily lead the Kansas City diocese http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19283553.html#storylink=rss Born in St. Louis, the man who will temporarily lead the Kansas City diocese is praised by supporters for his character. But a lawyer involved in filing sexual-abuse lawsuits is skeptical. A look at some past interviews can shed light on Joseph F. Naumann’s views.

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Billy Graham: Don’t underestimate the wages of sin or God’s love http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article19219914.html#storylink=rss God doesn’t judge us for what someone else did; we alone are responsible for our sin, and we alone will stand before God to give an account of what we’ve done. The Bible solemnly warns, “The one who sins is the one who will die” (Ezekiel 18:4).

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Resignation of Bishop Robert Finn leaves many questions unanswered http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19196745.html#storylink=rss The Catholic Church did not provide an official reason for Bishop Robert Finn’s resignation, and that lack of transparency — in the minds of some — has left the situation far too open-ended.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:00:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19196745.html
Pope OKs resignation of Bishop Robert Finn, who failed to report sex abuse http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article19121754.html#storylink=rss Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert W. Finn from his leadership role with the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of the Kansas City in Kansas Archdiocese will serve as the diocese’s interim leader.

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Reaction to Bishop Robert Finn’s resignation ranges from relief to regret http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article19141326.html#storylink=rss Reaction to the announcement that Pope Francis had accepted Bishop Robert W. Finn’s resignation ranged across a wide spectrum Tuesday.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:22:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article19141326.html
Anger simmers in southern Chile over bishop appointment http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19114899.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:38:04 CDT By EVA VERGARA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19114899.html Cardinal Francis George, key Catholic orthodoxy voice, dies http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article18780846.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:13:05 CDT By RACHEL ZOLL and DON BABWIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article18780846.html Pope Francis throws the weight of his office behind tackling climate change http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article18753300.html#storylink=rss The Vatican will host a major conference on climate change this month featuring researchers on global warming.

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Faith Walk: My brother’s death dissolved my separation from the world http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article18758523.html#storylink=rss To fathom blessings from an act characterized as profane took time and healing, but first I had to work through grief, revenge and victimhood.

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The many Thomases of the PBS series ‘Wolf Hall’ helped shape history http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article18754995.html#storylink=rss The four characters depicted were pivotal figures, as they oversaw the country’s break with the Roman Catholic Church and its embrace of English Reformation.

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Church celebrates papal designation as a basilica http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19365294.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:02:08 CDT By PATRICIA MONTEMURRI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19365294.html Q&#38;A: Was end of standoff with Vatican a win for American nuns? http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19332687.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:02:10 CDT By SARAH PARVINI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19332687.html Billy Graham: You will certainly never see the devil in heaven http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article19156140.html#storylink=rss Satan would never want to go there, because heaven stands for everything he hates. Satan is for sorrow and death, but in heaven those will be banished.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Voices of Faith: Why did Gandhi say, 'If it weren't for Christians, I'd be a Christian' http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19207779.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:07:12 CDT The Kansas City Star]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19207779.html Pope OKs resignation of Missouri bishop for not reporting sex abuse http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19196529.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:57:07 CDT By JUDY L. THOMAS AND MARK MORRIS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19196529.html Billy Graham: Our sin has corrupted God’s perfect world http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article19082649.html#storylink=rss When God created the world it was absolutely perfect. But something terrible happened, and that “something” is what the Bible calls sin. The world was no longer perfect.

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Pope Francis accepts resignation of KC Bishop Robert Finn http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19121139.html#storylink=rss Pope Francis on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert Finn, who leads the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. Finn pleaded guilty in 2013 to failing to report a suspected priestly child abuser in the first known case of a pope sanctioning bishops for covering up for pedophiles.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:47:39 CDT

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Priest says no more gun classes at Michigan parish http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19158927.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:37:16 CDT By PATRICIA MONTEMURRI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19158927.html Michigan Catholic priest tells parishioners to pack heat http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19127055.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:12:12 CDT By PATRICIA MONTEMURRI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19127055.html Pope OKs resignation of Missouri bishop for not reporting abuse http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19126494.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:02:04 CDT By JUDY L. THOMAS AND MARK MORRIS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article19126494.html Billy Graham: God grants prayer requests according to his will http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article18787119.html#storylink=rss Part of your responsibility as a parent is to protect your children from harm even if it sometimes means saying “no.” God is the same.

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Voices of Faith: Why did Gandhi say, ‘If it weren’t for Christians, I’d be a Christian?’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/religion/article18756585.html#storylink=rss Lama Chuck Stanford of the Rime Buddhist Center and Hindu Arvind Khetia examine a quote that grew out of an encounter with segregation.

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Billy Graham: Salvation isn’t a game of chance http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article18761898.html#storylink=rss God doesn’t want us to sit around constantly wondering if we’re going to go to heaven when we die. Instead, he wants us to know — really know — that we will go to be with him in heaven forever. And we can know, once we understand what God has already done to make our salvation possible.

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Billy Graham: Jesus chose to die for our sake http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/billy-graham/article18604674.html#storylink=rss As the final weeks of his ministry approached, Jesus repeatedly told his disciples that it was God’s plan for him to give his life for the sins of the world.

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