(RNS) — If we continue the mission of Jesus, then the Father can say of us, ‘These are my beloved sons and daughters, with whom I am well pleased.’
(RNS) — Although technically Benedict lost his papal authority when he resigned, his new book on priestly celibacy shows how he still flexes his authority.
(RNS) — As the largest church with an equal number of Republicans and Democrats, Catholics have a special obligation to try something before it is too late.
(RNS) — The story of the three kings, like the film of the two popes, is not factual, but it still teaches us deep truths.
(RNS) — Gifts that Theodore McCarrick made to Vatican officials raise questions about whether the donations were buying access or protection.
(RNS) — Thunberg has suffered the same scorn and attacks heaped on other prophets of hope by the powerful and rich.
(RNS) — Well-liked and respected at home, the bright and pastorally minded archbishop of Manila has all of the attributes prized by Francis.
(RNS) — Even when she wants to impeach President Donald Trump, Pelosi says she doesn't hate him. Instead, she says, her Catholic faith teaches her to pray for him even if they disagree.
(RNS) — The Scriptures support the optimistic view that we still have a chance to make the world welcoming for Christ and the view that Christ will come to end a world we've made a mess of.
(RNS) — The problem facing the pope's new head of Vatican finances is not only the church's history of mismanagement and corruption, but a lack of transparency and clear lines of authority.
(RNS) — More than 1,500 students descended on Washington, D.C., this week to lobby Congress on global warming and DACA, the program protecting immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for most of their lives from deportation.
(RNS) — Breaking with tradition, the meeting did not include a report on the recently concluded Amazon synod.
(RNS) — The American Catholic hierarchy isn't ready to follow the synod's search for real-world solutions. Too many conservatives believe that if we simply return to the old ways of doing things, everything will be fine.
(RNS) — The bishops, under the leadership of Pope Francis, have once again found their prophetic voice, at least in the Amazon.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The West 'wants the Amazonian people to keep the forest,' said Bishop Karel Martinus Choennie of Suriname, 'but they don’t want to change their lifestyles, and that is the big contradiction.'