(RNS) — The move comes after five consecutive weeks of steep revenue decline in the wake of the coronavirus and the expectation that sales may not rebound anytime soon.
(RNS) — In a Facebook Live interview, SBC ethicist Russell Moore said that’s because banks would be issuing the loans, not the government. He also called a decision by Louisville, Kentucky's mayor to ban a drive-in Easter service ‘stupid.’
(RNS) — The Trappist monks of New Melleray Abbey have always given away child caskets. Now they're offering adult caskets to people in need.
VATICAN CITY — 'The overriding consideration, never to be forgotten, is that we are all members of the one human family,' the pope said in a message read to participants at the World Economic Forum.
(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) — What was once a strictly Jewish-funded mission is increasingly being bankrolled by evangelical Christians.
(RNS) — Once again, an opportunity for true tax reform has been missed. Rather than reform, Congress is moving the tax system in the wrong direction.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Churches are reluctant to get involved in tax reform because it is complicated and they fear the impact of reform on themselves and their donors. So it was surprising to see the U.S. Catholic bishops grapple with this controversial topic.
(RNS) Supporting the Knights these days means supporting the (more or less) loyal opposition to Pope Francis.
Its essence, not its ideological superstructure.
Am I giving to charity via these glossy catalogs of chickens and goats, or am I just satisfying an insatiable need to shop?
c. 1998 Religion News Service UNDATED _ They were words whispered in one final, tortured breath:"Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do." Even as Jesus hung on ...