(RNS) Pope Francis is not afraid of open discussion in the church. Well, he got it.
(RNS) — From a Catholic perspective, the controversy over kneeling during the national anthem is strange.
(RNS) — 'The Vatican is injuring itself by not being more forthcoming in handling accusations of child abuse against one of its diplomats,' writes Tom Reese.
(RNS) — In attacking the U.S. Catholic bishops, Steve Bannon is giving their call for immigration reform the kind of publicity they seem incapable of getting themselves.
Over its 2,000-year history, the Catholic liturgy has constantly changed in response to new situations and cultures. Like the software we all use, it must continue to be updated and adjusted to the people and cultures of today.
(RNS) — 'There are simply fewer religion writers today. They have either been laid off or jumped ship before they got pushed out.'
(RNS) — Pope Francis 'famously said that he was looking for shepherds who smell like their sheep, and he found that in Blase Cupich,' writes the Rev. Thomas Reese.
WASHINGTON (RNS) What they forget is that on some issues, Bannon and they were in agreement.
(RNS) — Since in the bishops’ minds this marriage never took place, it may be easy for them to quietly climb out of bed and disappear into the night. They have gotten most of what they wanted out of the liaison; it is time to move on before it is too late.