As COVID continues, church-run food pantries, ministries adapt and expand
(RNS)— For churches and other faith groups, sharing food is part of their DNA.
Both sides planning for new state-by-state abortion fight
WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides seem to be operating on the assumption that a court reshaped by former President Donald Trump will either overturn or seriously weaken Roe.
US religious group says Haitian gang releases 3 hostages
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The release comes amid an ongoing spike in kidnappings in the capital of Port-au-Prince and elsewhere in Haiti,
Police kill Palestinian attacker after Jerusalem stabbing
JERUSALEM (AP) — Large numbers of security forces were deployed to the area, where they briefly clashed with a crowd of young Palestinians before dispersing them with tear gas and stun grenades.
Pope: New meeting with Russian Orthodox patriarch possible
(AP) — Francis said he planned to meet next week with the Russian church’s foreign envoy ‘to agree on a possible meeting’ with Patriarch Kirill.
Pope says he removed Paris archbishop because of gossip
(AP) — French media reports also cited governance problems as a possible reason underlying Francis’ decision.
Five years after his death, Leonard Cohen is more than ever a man for our times
(RNS) — In dark times, Cohen helps us answer: How did we get here?
Photos of the Week: Abortion at the Supreme Court; Hanukkah commemorations
(RNS) – This week’s photo gallery includes an abortion case at the U.S. Supreme Court, Hanukkah commemorations and more.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone reveals he is not vaccinated against COVID-19
(RNS) — In a Dec. 1 interview with the San Francisco Chronicle’s ‘It’s All Political’ podcast, Cordileone said he learned from his primary health physician that he has ‘a good immune system.’