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Kansas State Capitol building in Topeka.

Kansas top court strikes down pro-life protections against dismemberment abortions

Jul 5, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The court overturned a 2015 ban of dilation and evacuation, or “D&E,” abortion, a procedure that is banned in more... Read more


Kansas Legislature enacts four pro-life bills over governor’s vetoes 

May 1, 2024

By Matt McDonald

Supporters put together the necessary two-thirds majorities to override the vetoes of Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat who supports legal... Read more

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly arrives to address the crowd during her watch party at the Ramada Hotel Downtown Topeka on Nov. 8, 2022, in Topeka, Kansas.

Kansas governor vetoes bills to ban sex changes for minors, coerced abortions

Apr 15, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Some Republican lawmakers have already indicated they will try to override the vetoes of the transgender and pro-life abortion legislation. Read more

A triptych of Pentecost with Mary at the center in the Temple by Mattie Karr at Holy Name Parish in Kansas City, Kansas.

Art as a leap of faith: Kansas artist quits job to paint murals to revitalize parish

Feb 22, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Mattie Karr took a leap of faith into full-time sacred art beginning with two 15-foot-tall triptychs of the descent of... Read more

The interior and side chapel of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Beloit, Kansas, which will house a first-class relic of St. Padre Pio starting Feb. 11, 2024.

Chapel housing first-class Padre Pio relic to open in Kansas this weekend

Feb 10, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

The inaugural chapel, located inside St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Beloit, Kansas, opens Feb. 11. Read more

Indiana State Capitol.

State-level marches for life bring message of hope to state capitals

Jan 29, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Pro-life advocates are taking their message to various state capital cities, where the culture of life continues to hang in... Read more

Photo of Bishop Gerald Vincke, bishop of the Diocese of Salina (Kansas).

Kansas bishop to walk 19 miles in pilgrimage for peace 

Jan 5, 2024

By Matt McDonald

Bishop Gerald Vincke, 59, who leads the Diocese of Salina, is planning to walk from St. Mary’s Church in Glasco ... Read more

Father Jarett Konrade, pastor of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Beloit, Kansas, made an impressive basketball shot during a fundraiser and the moment was the Image of the Week on “EWTN News In Depth.”

During fundraiser, priest makes ‘longest shot ever by a priest on a playground’

Dec 16, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Father Jarett Konrade in Beloit, Kansas, broke the record while attempting to fundraise for repairs at his parish. Read more


Kansas judge blocks several state pro-life laws ahead of 2024 trial

Oct 31, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Pro-life advocates had predicted that the state’s abortion regulations would be struck down after the defeat of a pro-life ballot... Read more

The exterior of the new St. Isidore's Catholic Student Center at Kansas State University.

Rebuild and elevate: New Catholic center at Kansas State aims to bring students to God

Oct 2, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The new St. Isidore’s Catholic Student Center, a $20 million project, opened this year and its beauty is drawing both... Read more


New pro-life group prepares to administer Kansas’ $2 million abortion-alternative program

Sep 12, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The program is “a social service with a material component” that helps pregnant women and mothers access food, diapers, counseling,... Read more


Kansas begins to implement state-funded ‘Alternatives to Abortion’ program

Jul 20, 2023

By Daniel Payne

In spite of the Kansas governor’s veto, the program has been enacted and will fund pregnancy resource centers, maternity homes,... Read more

Father Emil Kapaun celebrating Mass using the hood of a jeep as his altar, Oct. 7, 1950. Public domain.

Post office in Kansas receives new name in honor of Father Emil J. Kapaun

May 29, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

A bill introduced by Rep. Tracey Mann of Kansas will recognize the Medal of Honor recipient whose cause for canonization... Read more


Kansas and Arizona governors veto bills to protect babies born alive after botched abortions  

Apr 18, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday vetoed a “born-alive” infant protection bill a week after Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed... Read more

The Cathedral of Saint Peter in Kansas City, Kansas, located in the Diocese of Kansas City, which was one of the four dioceses named in the state's clergy abuse investigation.

Kansas clergy sex abuse investigation reports 188 clergy members suspected of crimes

Jan 11, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Kansas authorities investigating clerical sex abuse have identified 188 Catholic and Society of St. Pius X clergy members suspected of... Read more

Caden Bennett and Madeleine Sri started their own business, Little Way of Perfection, while students at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.

These college students started a coffee business that was inspired by a prayer

Nov 12, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

When Madeleine Sri and Caden Bennett met as students at Benedictine College, little did they know they would become co-owners... Read more

Father James Jackson, FSSP, appears at an arraignment before the Rhode Island District Court, Nov. 15, 2021.

Priest charged with child porn investigated for illegal 'internet activity' while he was awaiting trial

Oct 6, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

A Kansas police detective said that Father James Jackson was the “primary target” in a child pornography investigation run by... Read more

A poll worker helps a voter cast their ballot in the Kansas Primary Election at Merriam Christian Church on August 02, 2022 in Merriam, Kansas.

Kansas abortion vote: Why did the pro-life amendment fail?

Aug 4, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The reason a pro-life amendment — known as the “Value Them Both” amendment — recently failed in Kansas boils down... Read more

Supporters of the Vote Yes to a Constitutional Amendment on Abortion remove signs along 135th Street on Aug. 1, 2022, in Olathe, Kansas.

Post-Roe ‘confusion’ helped defeat Kansas pro-life amendment

Aug 3, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The pro-life campaign faulted “an onslaught of misinformation from radical left organizations that spent millions of out-of-state dollars to spread... Read more


Value Them Both: 8 things to know about Kansas’ abortion vote 

Aug 2, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Voters in Kansas are preparing to vote on a pro-life amendment later this summer. The state will be the first... Read more