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Apr 21, 2020 - 12:31 am .- The Kansas governor’s emergency restrictions on church services wrongly treated religious gatherings more strictly than similar activities, a federal judge said.
Apr 9, 2020 - 11:30 am .- The state of Kansas is limiting religious services to no more than ten people for Easter as part of measures to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Feb 22, 2020 - 05:00 am .- A Kansas priest recalls the holy deeds of Servant of God Emil Kapaun, a POW and chaplain during the Korean War, whose path to sainthood will meet a major milestone next month.
Feb 7, 2020 - 04:33 pm .- An effort to place a referendum on the Kansas ballot clarifying that abortion is not a constitutional right fell four votes short of the support needed in the House of Representatives on Friday.
Jan 13, 2020 - 07:12 pm .- Pro-life legislators and advocacy groups in Kansas, joined by the state’s Catholic bishops, are working to send a constitutional amendment to voters to counter the Kansas Supreme Court’s declaration that abortion is a constitutional right.
Nov 19, 2019 - 12:17 am .- As Kansas considers expanding its Medicaid program, the state’s Catholic conference said its support is contingent upon the establishment of pro-life safeguards.
Oct 2, 2019 - 04:06 pm .- The Kansas legislature is attempting to force a statewide referendum on abortion after the state’s Supreme Court declared it a constitutional right, striking down pro-life legislation earlier this year. 
May 2, 2019 - 04:10 pm .- By a single vote, the Kansas legislature failed to override a governor’s veto of a bill requiring doctors who administer the two-pill abortion drug regimen to tell women that the abortion pill can be reversed.
Mar 4, 2019 - 04:11 pm .- Fat Tuesday celebrations have included parades, carnivals, and parties. But have you ever heard of a pancake race?  
Jan 2, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- District Judge Franklin Theis ruled Dec. 30 that the new law was legally unenforceable and could not go into effect.
Nov 10, 2018 - 04:08 pm .- The incoming governor of Kansas is looking for a way to avoid enforcing a religious freedom law protecting adoption agencies that place children only in homes with a mother and a father.
Jul 2, 2016 - 03:02 am .- There's good news in Kansas: former army chaplain Father Emil J. Kapaun has taken a step closer to possible beatification and sainthood.  
Apr 9, 2013 - 04:02 am .- A fellow prisoner of war has fondly recalled the heroism of Father Emil Kapaun, a U.S. Army chaplain who died in a North Korean camp and is posthumously receiving the Medal of Honor April 11.
Jun 24, 2009 - 07:15 am .- The Congregation for the Causes of Saints is preparing to investigate an alleged miracle in Wichita, Kansas, where doctors are baffled by the unexplained recovery of a young man who had suffered a severe head injury in an accident that had broken his skull.