(RNS) In a shift from past opposition, the hierarchy is warning the GOP-controlled Congress not to repeal Obamacare without providing a replacement that provides as much coverage.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) This is the latest salvo in an increasingly bitter battle between the Vatican and the global charity, which has defied Pope Francis and tried to discredit the probe.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A conference featuring leading voices from the U.S. hierarchy may be a preview of a new agenda that opposes Republican plans.
(RNS) In his homily at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Cardinal Joseph Tobin declared that the church 'is neither an elite club nor static container of truth.'
(RNS) Looking thin and wearing a beard, the Rev. Tom Uzhunnalil — kidnapped by Islamic extremists last March — speaks in a weak, almost robotic voice.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) "I would like us to renew our complete commitment to ensuring that these atrocities will no longer take place in our midst," the pontiff said in a letter to the entire Catholic hierarchy.
ROME (RNS) The Rev. Antonio Spadaro has become so closely identified with the pontiff that he is almost as big a target as Francis for critics whose complaints are louder than ever.
ROME (RNS) The Italian priest has interviewed the pontiff several times and is known as one of Francis’ trusted advisers. In this interview, Spadaro talks about the opposition to Francis, what’s next for the pope and the church, how the 80-year-old Francis deals with his workload, and why he is tired of seeing the popular pontiff described as a 'nice' pope.
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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) The government is looking to build consensus for a peace deal with Marxist rebels.
(RNS) The proposal is a response to a controversial new state regulation mandating the burial or cremation of fetal remains from an abortion or miscarriage.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) The pontiff, who turns 80 on Saturday, joked that the crowd singing "Happy Birthday" to him could bring bad luck.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) Drawing comparisons to the Holocaust and the internment of Japanese Americans, the employees signed an open letter rebuking ideas floated by Trump.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) An investigator testified that the lists included other African Methodist Episcopal churches, a predominantly black Baptist church and a black Catholic congregation.
(RNS) Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson helped convince the Boy Scouts to admit gay youths and the oil giant contributes to Planned Parenthood.