(RNS) — The saints of old risked their lives for those with the plague. We can at least do our civic duty.
(RNS) — With Catholics almost evenly split between Republicans and Democrats, they may be the key to those prized swing states that can determine the outcome in November.
(RNS) — For me, Trump is an occasion of sin that I should avoid. I need to cast him from my mind like a dirty thought.
(RNS) — I can forgive sins of weakness, but I am not ready to forgive Theodore McCarrick, Vanier, Harvey Weinstein and other men who are alleged to have abused their power to prey on the vulnerable.
(RNS) — Netflix’s 'Messiah' is intriguing, but in the end, good television makes for bad theology.
(RNS) — Francis appears to have feared splitting the church over the question of celibacy.
(RNS) — Attacking political and economic elites for not taking care of the poor, God's messengers challenge today's leaders and preachers who ignore their civic responsibilities.
(RNS) — The McCarrick report needs to respond to simple questions that may require complex answers: Who knew what, when and where about McCarrick’s activities?
(RNS) — In the appointment of a new archbishop for Philadelphia, the U.S. church has traded a longtime conservative intellectual leader for a pastoral bishop who is most comfortable being with his people.
(RNS) — In a rerun of a 2016 case, the Supreme Court shouldn't be required to settle what the parties ought to have settled themselves.
(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.