The Catholic Mirror diocesan newspaper is the primary communication tool used by the diocese of Des Moines to share news and information to the more than 35,000 registered Catholic households in central and southwest Iowa.
The Catholic Missourian is the official newspaper of the Diocese of Jefferson City. The print edition is published bi-weekly on Fridays, 26 times per year. The newspaper serves to inform people about diocesan events, programs, news, announcements and personalities.National columnists and news articles provide information and commentary on the issues of the day in light of the Gospel and the Church’s reflection on it, as well as definitive teaching from official leaders. Quarterly supplements are included from the Missouri Catholic Conference as well as regular reports and statements on national and state legislative issues from a Gospel of Life perspective.
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 Leaven provides weekly news to more than 186,000 Catholics in the archdiocese, which spans an area of 12,524 square miles in 21 counties, including those in the Kansas City area, Lawrence, Ottawa, Topeka, and Emporia. Much of the news reported in The Leaven is derived from the activities of the 105 parishes spread across those counties and their parishioners.
The Southwest Kansas Register is published bimonthly and serves the Catholic Diocese of Dodge City, which encompasses the southwest quarter of Kansas. The Register was founded as the official newspaper of the diocese in 1966.
The West Nebraska Register is the official newspaper of the Diocese of Grand Island, published 24 times a year. The Register
reaches approximately 50,000 Catholics throughout the 42,000 square mile territory of the Diocese of Grand Island under
the direction of Bishop Joseph G. Hanefeldt. The West Nebraska Register was published in 1930 by the first
bishop for the diocese, Bishop James A. Duffy. The idea for a Catholic newspaper began in the 1920s when Father Matthew Smith,
a newspaper man from Pennsylvania moved to Denver. It was his intention to provide every home with a Catholic newspaper
—whether they could afford it or not. The West Nebraska Register still carries out that mission today.
The West Texas Angelus is the official monthly newspaper of the Diocese of San Angelo. The Angelus is published the first Monday following the first Saturday of each month and delivered to all registered parishioners in the Diocese of San Angelo.