Actor Mark Ruffalo blends film and faith-fueled activism in ‘Dark Waters’
(RNS) — The actor said his own diverse faith background not only motivated him to take on the starring role in "Dark Waters" and to produce the film, but it has also grounded his activism over the years.
Pope Francis taps Filipino Cardinal to Vatican's evangelization powerhouse
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In a surprise move, Pope Francis appointed Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines, as the head of Propaganda Fide, the major Vatican department for evangelization, and signaling a possible papal successor.
For one Afghan activist, her burqa is the shield allowing her to denounce corruption, Trump
VATICAN CITY (RNS) – In a school in downtown Rome on Friday (Dec. 6), the “bravest woman in Afghanistan” spoke to students about her faith, the Trump administration and the difficult legacy of four decades of war in her home country.
Peter Singer on why we don't help the global poor and why we should
(RNS) — 'To live an ethical life it's not enough to refrain from lying, stealing or killing,' says the renowned bioethicist. 'We have to assist people who lack the necessities they need to survive.'
Was Mister Rogers the messiah?
(RNS) — Why the explosion of Fred Rogers-mania? Because the children's TV host is the antithesis of everything in this country today.