Why crowds are flocking to see the body of a 'miracle' nun in Missouri
Religious pilgrims have been visiting a monastery north of Kansas City to see the well-preserved remains of an exhumed nun, who is drawing claims of sainthood because of her “incorrupt” body. Plus: Congress made SNAP work requirements stricter, shortly after Kansas made similar changes.
Pilgrims flocking to see the well-preserved remains of an exhumed nun north of Kansas City say her “incorrupt” body signals sainthood. Another sign has to do with the racism Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster overcame as a Black nun in the 20th century. KCUR's Frank Morris reports.
Congress expanded work requirements for food assistance during the debt ceiling negotiations, a move that would normally happen through the Farm Bill. Shortly before that, the state of Kansas made similar changes. Harvest Public Media's Eva Tesfaye reports.
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