As a nondenominational pastor who was trained at Saint Louis University, I have been enriched by papal encyclicals. Recently, I read Pope Francis’s letter of guidance to educators about how to address gender in education: “Male and Female He Created Them, For a Path of Dialogue on the Issue …

In a letter in the Nov. 1 issue from Ms. Maria Blaha titled “President’s ‘Complete Disrespect’ For Congress,” she is upset that our president didn’t advise Congress about the pending secret raid to take out the ISIS leader, but did advise Putin of Russia and Erdogan of Turkey.

I have to offer a rebuttal of the letter criticizing Trump’s comments on the ISIS raid. My guess is that the reader has been “offended” since the day Trump was elected, and nothing he accomplishes will appease her. Just what do you want from this man? He’s hardly perfect. He’ll never be a po…

Hold your horses Kirkwood School District! I realize you want to keep the money coming in and the easiest way is to renew bonds by voting for a no tax increase, but you need to give your community the correct facts. It was misleading to say you are “faced with increasing enrollment” and “ove…

In response to Jaime Mower’s recent article, “Huge Support for Mx. Teacher,” I would like to simply state that there are two sides to this story. Yet the narrative as told in this publication is that any parent who opposes the district’s decision must be a terrible person with no values to a…

As a resident of Glendale for the last four years, I have generally enjoyed the local news that the paper provides. It is refreshing to read about community events and perspectives (on paper even!) while online news frequently simmers in a mire of national politics, global environmental cris…