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by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 2, 2022 / 21:19 pm Kansas citizens rejected a pro-life amendment — known as the “Value Them Both” amendment — during their state’s primary election Tuesday. The referendum represented the first major statewide vote on abortion following the overturning of Roe v. Wade. The amendment …

By Carl Bunderson Topeka, Kan., Aug 1, 2022 / 14:16 pm Rosie the Riveter, apparently, doesn’t want Kansas voters to approve the Value Them Both amendment. Her iconic image representing American working women adorns a billboard along Interstate 435 in Kansas City, beside the words “VOTE NO” in large letters. …

by Christine Rousselle Salina, Kan., Jan 7, 2022 / 16:15 pm There are nearly 500,000 college athletes, and of those, about 2% will embark in a professional sports career. The others will, as the NCAA says, “go pro in something other than sports.” Landry Weber, a 23-year-old wide receiver for …

by CNA Staff Wichita, Kan., Sep 29, 2021 / 14:54 pm During Wednesday’s funeral Mass for Father Emil Kapaun, the Bishop of Wichita called the U.S. Army chaplain who died in a North Korean prisoner of war camp a “humble, and saintly priest.” “We come to pray for Father’s repose, …

by Christine Rousselle Wichita, Kan., Sep 25, 2021 / 16:40 pm The remains of Servant of God Fr. Emil Kapaun returned to his hometown of Pilsen, Kansas on Saturday, ahead of his formal funeral Mass on Wednesday, Sept. 29. The arrival in Kansas marks the conclusion of a 70-year journey …

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jul 4, 2021 / 00:00 am The Catholic Church in the United States has a long list of extraordinary men and women from all walks of life who are on their way to official sainthood because they lived Christian virtues to the extreme. On this …

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Mar 5, 2021 / 05:27 pm MT (CNA).- Department of Defense investigators have identified the remains of U.S. Army chaplain and Servant of God Fr. Emil Kapaun among the unknown Korean War soldiers buried in a Hawaiian cemetery, much to the surprise and joy …

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 11, 2020 / 03:29 am MT (CNA).- Benedictine College had a problem. After students returned to campus for the fall semester, 38 of them tested positive for COVID-19. And while none of the students who tested positive had serious symptoms or required hospitalization, …