Missouri knocks off top-ranked Oklahoma

The Tigers defeated Oklahoma, the No. 1 team in the BCS standings, 36-27.

Former St. Louis archbishop Raymond Burke named cardinal

Burke was among 24 new cardinals announced Wednesday by Pope Benedict XVI.

Columbians discuss faith, environment at Flat Branch Park picnic

Interfaith Care for Creation hosted the Interfaith Community Picnic at Flat Branch Park on Sunday.

Columbia couple returns to the mission field in Hungary

Stewart and Patti Humphry say their ministries provide a safe space for people to talk about living under Communism and enduring a revolution in 1956.

Survey finds Americans know little about religion

A new religious knowledge survey shows that atheists and agnostics know more about major world religions than any other group.

ATF investigating Missouri church fire

The fire happened Wednesday in Phelps County; no one was hurt.

UPDATE: IHOP sues Missouri prayer center over use of same acronym

IHOP has filed a lawsuit against the Kansas City-based International House of Prayer for trademark dilution and infringement. 

IHOP sues Missouri prayer center over use of same acronym

The International House of Pancakes sued the International House of Prayer last week for trademark dilution and infringement.

Columbia religious leaders promote tolerance

Eight leaders met Monday at a news conference, where they promoted respect and understanding of different religions.

Columbia Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr, reflect on their faith

Columbia Muslims join for prayer at the close of Ramadan and reflect on reaching out to non-Muslims and talking about their faith.

Joyce Meyer Ministries' convention wants women to 'pursue their dreams'

The convention begins Thursday and runs through Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.

National Baptist Convention U.S.A. gathering concludes in Kansas City

Members of the group will end their meeting Friday evening with a baptism service.

Eid-al-Fitr marks end of Ramadan

A celebration to mark the end of Ramadan will be held at 9 a.m. Friday at the Holiday Inn Executive Center.

National Baptist convention to begin in Kansas City

Roughly 30,000 delegates are expected at the convention of the country's largest black denomination.

Columbia Muslims share views on mosque near ground zero

Members of the Islamic Center of Central Missouri, located in Columbia, said Muslims deserve equal treatment and that the Manhattan community was likely to benefit from the mosque.

Area Catholics starting to prepare for revised Roman Missal

Columbia priests and parish leaders are preparing for the revised third edition of the Roman Missal, a new translation of the prayers of the Mass and other related changes. They expect to begin using the revised edition on the first Sunday of Advent in 2011.


Olive Café prepares for Ramadan

The Olive Café, which specializes in Middle Eastern food, is preparing for its first Ramadan, a monthlong holiday in Islam. Evening hours have been extended, and the menu has been changed.

Observing Ramadan? There's an app for that

Cell phone applications such as Find Mecca and iPray are making it easier for American Muslims to practice religious observances such as Ramadan.

Parents find ways to include children in Ramadan

Muslim families find ways to encourage civic responsibility among their children who are too young to participate in the fast during Ramadan, which begins Wednesday.

Annual gathering of Vietnamese Catholics brings 60,000 to Carthage

Participants came from across the country to Missouri to attend the weeklong festival Marian Days, which has been held for more than 30 years.