Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas

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Law enforcement responds to a shooting at Union Station during the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LVIII victory parade on Feb. 14, 2024, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Catholic mother killed in shooting at Kansas City Chiefs victory parade

Feb 15, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Police in a news conference Thursday said initial investigations pointed to a dispute between people that ended in gunfire. Read more

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas.

Archbishop Naumann responds to Cardinal McElroy: ‘Radical inclusion’ can’t supersede Catholic doctrine

The leader of the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas, has written a response to recent calls to reconsider the Church’s... Read more

Student canvassers from Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America visit voters in Olathe, Kan., July 28, 2022.

Kansas pro-lifers counter misinformation on Value Them Both amendment

Aug 1, 2022

By Carl Bunderson

Voting on the measure, which is being closely watched outside Kansas by both sides of the abortion debate, is Tuesday,... Read more


Big-spending abortion backers target Kansas ballot measure, but pro-lifers hope for win

Jul 31, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Backers of the Value Them Both Amendment expect to be outspent but are confident they will prevail at the ballot... Read more

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann from the Archdiocese of Kansas City appeared on EWTN's Pro-Life Weekly.

Kansas archbishop: Catholics should counter pro-abortion ‘bullying’ with truth

Jul 27, 2022

By Leonardo Colon

“I think for many of us, it’s been like the Berlin Wall coming down,” Archbishop Joseph Naumann said of Roe... Read more

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kan., and the outgoing chair of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, presents pro-life initiative Walking with Moms in Need to the U.S. bishops on Nov. 17, 2021 in Baltimore.

Abortion a ‘human rights issue’ more than a religious issue, Archbishop Naumann says

Jul 18, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

“Value Them Both” amendment, if approved by voters Aug. 2, would allow state lawmakers in Kansas to pass legislation to... Read more

Landry Weber, a K-State player who is discerning and intends to enter seminary.

K-State football player plans to enter seminary

Jan 7, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Landry Weber, a 23-year-old wide receiver for Kansas State University’s football team, will soon be going “pro” in something very... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas celebrates Mass with members of the U.S. bishops' Region IX at the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome on Jan. 14, 2020, during their ad Limina Apostolorum visit.

Archbishop Naumann encourages Catholics to get vaccinated, accommodate consciences

Aug 28, 2021

By Matt Hadro

More U.S. bishops this week issued statements on COVID-19 vaccine mandates and conscientious objection. Read more

Two weeks after Pope Francis' Traditional Latin Mass restrictions, US bishops continue to respond

Jul 30, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Two weeks after Pope Francis issued his motu proprio restricting the use of traditional liturgies, bishops throughout the United States... Read more

Cathedral of St. Peter in Kansas City, Kansas

Now agreeing with former priest’s victim, Kansas City archdiocese says abuse claim was substantiated

Jun 22, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Crediting a sex abuse victim for his challenge of a review board’s ruling in 2002, the Archdiocese of Kansas City... Read more

Bishop John Brungardt of Dodge City says Mass at Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome, Jan. 19, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Dodge City bishop under investigation for alleged abuse of a minor

Feb 9, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Bishop of Dodge City is under a Vatican-ordered Vos estis investigation over allegations of sexual abuse of a minor.  Read more

Kansas archdiocese responds after denying school admission to child of same sex-couple

Mar 8, 2019

A K-8 Catholic school in Kansas is defending its decision to deny admission to a kindergarten student who is the... Read more

Kansas City archdiocese breaks ties with Girl Scouts

May 5, 2017

The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas announced this week a halt to their involvement with Girl Scouts USA, and... Read more