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Bishop McKnight encouraged by overturn of Roe v Wade

June 24, 2022

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v Jackson: I welcome the decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade,…

Official appointments

May 16, 2022

The Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City, hereby makes the following appointments to provide the most effective pastoral care of the Diocese of Jefferson City: Retirements REVEREND…

Decree implementing policy on inactive Catholics and tuition

May 13, 2022

“The duty and right of educating belongs in a special way to the Church, to which has been divinely entrusted the mission of assisting persons so that they are able…

Decree on implementing diocesan policy on capital campaigns and fundraisers

May 13, 2022

“The Christian faithful are obliged to assist with the needs of the Church so that the Church has what is necessary for divine worship, for the works of the apostolate…