Leaven Articles

The Leaven is the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. It is the successor to the Eastern Kansas Register, which was first launched in 1939. The

Watch Archbishop’s Call to Share Homily

As Archbishop Naumann says in his homily, “Your gift to Call to Share helps our Church bring the love of Jesus and the hope of His Gospel to many individuals and families who are our neighbors. As an Archdiocesan family, we can do what no individual or parish could accomplish on their own.” Watch and listen here.

Memorial Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas will hold a memorial Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI celebrated by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish.

Prayer Vigils Before the Value Them Both Vote

Please join others in prayer for the successful passage of the Kansas Value Them both Amendment and the protection of pre-born children and women facing unplanned and challenging pregnancies in Kansas.

Value Them Both – How you can help

“This is a very important moment for Kansas. If we fail to defend the weakest and most vulnerable in our society, then there is very little hope that our country will respect other vulnerable lives.

Together, we can defeat the ‘culture of death’ and build a ‘culture of life. ‘Together, we can make a difference and renew our society so that every human life will be cherished and loved. I want to do all that I can to make Kansas a destination state for life!”