PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) "People from the country that brought the gospel to us are now preaching a different gospel."
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Bishop Jackson Nasoore Ole Sapit is a traditionalist who nonetheless steered clear of gay issues.
(RNS) Allegations that Monsignor Tony Anatrella, who has argued that gay men cannot be priests, sexually exploited male clients under his care could have major repercussions.
(RNS) Robert Silverman speaks Arabic, but it’s not language that he will rely on in his new job. “It’s the ability to see through other people’s eyes.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) A Church of Scotland committee is pushing for "a wide-ranging review of practice and procedure which is impacted by the use of new technology in church life."
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff said employers who deny benefits and exploit workers "are living on the blood of the people. And this is a mortal sin."
(RNS) Sanders, like Shahn, calls out for social and economic justice.
PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) Delegates narrowly agreed to create a commission to "develop a complete examination and possible revision of every paragraph in our Book of Discipline regarding human sexuality."
(RNS) Faced with protests, delegates consider convening a special session of the church's General Conference in 2018 or 2019 to discuss LGBT issues.
(RNS) The move is almost unheard of in U.S. Catholic dioceses and reflects a new effort to put the church’s money where its mission is.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “It’s not just a question of feminism, it’s a question of our being baptized, that gives us the duty and the right to be part of the decision-making processes,” said Sister Carmen Sammut.
(RNS) On a 478-318 vote, delegates called for their church to cancel its membership in the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.
(RNS) A new book, “Scapegoats: How Islamophobia Helps Our Enemies and Threatens Our Freedoms," offers a summary of the phenomenon of Islamophobia.
PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) The church faces increasing pressure in the United States to ordain LGBT clergy and allow same-sex weddings, both strongly opposed by conservatives in this country and among its growing congregations in Africa.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) What do the tango, Islam and conscientious objection have in common? They are just three of the references in Francis' latest blockbuster interview.