It will help create the culture of preventing abuse that Pope Francis says he wants.
Leaders & Institutions
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(RNS) — For some American Buddhists, the allegations of sexual misconduct by Mipham Rinpoche this week came as a shock. But no one is exempt from psychological suffering, a fact that might make it less shameful for spiritual mentors to get clinical...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (USA Today) — Episcopalians will consider altering rules related to weddings for same-sex couples when they gather this month in Texas for the denomination's triennial meeting.
(RNS) — A sexual abuse allegation made against a top retired U.S. Catholic cleric, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, has been deemed 'credible and substantiated' by church authorities, who ordered McCarrick to cease all public activities.
The following is a guest post by Skye Jethani The case of the Colorado baker who refused to create a cake for a same-sex wedding has been a topic of heated debate since 2015. My writings about the case have received criticism from both conservative...
One of them is sincerely wrong.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Pairing religion with liberal politics, the two potential presidential candidates made an unusually direct appeal to mainline Christians.
(RNS) — Many of the secular communities in America that Southern Baptists have painted as evil possess more moral courage than they do.
It has to do with same-sex marriage.
(AP) — The Vatican is denouncing offshore tax havens and financial instruments such as derivatives and credit default swaps as gravely immoral and unjust, calling them 'ticking time bombs' that hurt the world’s poor the most.
(AP) — Day after day, Omir Bekali and other detainees in far western China’s new indoctrination camps had to disavow their Islamic beliefs, criticize themselves and their loved ones and give thanks to the ruling Communist Party.
(AP) — Pope Francis warned Wednesday that the latest spasm of violence in the Holy Land is only hurting chances for peace, and he called for revived efforts at dialogue and justice.
Zechariah has his day in Jerusalem.
(AP) — As turmoil spreads through the Middle East, American Jews and Muslims have been forming alliances to build trust and seek solidarity in more ambitious ways than in the past, a sharp contrast to the violence engulfing their homelands this week.
The beleaguered baptist leader should join a 12-step program. It might teach him how to make amends.