(RNS) — The gesture is intended to show contrition and solidarity with protesters. But some question its effectiveness and say it won’t lead to lasting change.
(RNS) — The artist said his inspiration stemmed from seeing many people in Milan being forced to live on the streets due to the economic consequences of the pandemic.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The new document issued by Pope Francis on Monday completely overhauls the way the Vatican invests its money.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis addressed the outrage caused by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police: ‘(W)e cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form.’
(RNS) — Disciples’ deliberate manipulation of religious settings, themes and objects revealed Trumpworld’s cynical and shameless approach to faith.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — To faithful in the United States, this message comes at a time of deep fracture and division as riots and protests continue following the death of George Floyd on Monday (May 25).
(RNS) — Catholic and Southern Baptist leaders condemned the abuse of police power, call for racial healing and pray that the family of George Floyd will find comfort.
(RNS) — Faithful from five continents will join in prayers for the intercession of Mary for the end of the pandemic, emphasizing the global reach of the church.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Following in Pope Francis’ footsteps, an Italian archbishop invited Catholics to look at gays and lesbians ‘as God looks at them.’
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Tranquil on its surface, as COVID-19 has shut down nearly all activity in its churches, museums and offices, the Vatican has nonetheless been quietly dealing with its troubled finances during the pandemic.
(RNS) — D’Souza’s ‘Food for the Soul’ show has gained over 6,000 subscribers across India since Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a nationwide lockdown.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Once again, the Vatican issued a statement reinforcing its support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after the recently installed government of Israel announced plans to vote for the annexation of the West Bank territory.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — At his first public Mass since the global COVID-19 lockdown, Pope Francis celebrated before the tomb of his predecessor and reflected on the legacy of the pontiff who galvanized the masses while helping to defeat communism.
NEW YORK (AP) — Striking changes in Communion will take place at Catholic and Protestant churches across the United States over coming weeks as restrictions on large gatherings — imposed because of the coronavirus outbreak — are gradually eased.
DETROIT (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in the Detroit area used a squirt gun to shoot holy water at parishioners while maintaining social distancing.