VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The former pope asked to be dropped as co-author of a book, due out in February that appears to disagree with Francis on priestly celibacy, according to an aide.
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.
SAN BERNARDINO (RNS) — Bishop Alberto Rojas is slated to lead the Diocese of San Bernardino — the nation’s fifth-largest Roman Catholic Diocese — as Bishop Gerald Barnes prepares for retirement.
TOKYO (RNS) — Francis also urged the country's bishops to cater to young people in particular, as they are the most prone to suicide and “thirsting for compassion."
(RNS) — As Peter Singer's influential 2009 book 'The Life You Can Save,' is reissued in a 10th anniversary edition, our Catholic ethicist reviews his unlikely friendship with the champion of abortion rights.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — A Los Angeles County Catholic high school has made headlines after a teenage girl told BuzzFeed News that school administrators forced her into counseling for being gay.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — In 2018-19, 47% of Latinos identified as Catholic. That’s down from 57% a decade ago, according to a new Pew Research Center report.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In an interview book published Tuesday, Pope Francis discusses his vision for a missionary church and criticizes groups that discriminate against other cultures and view them as unworthy of receiving the gospel.
RNS — 'A culture that forgets death begins to die within,' Pope Francis told a group of young people on Halloween. 'He who forgets death has already begun to die.'
VATICAN CITY (RNS) —– Newman's conversion to Catholicism at a time when he was already a prominent Anglican priest was controversial, but his promoters believe he could bring divided Christians together.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — According to one Brazilian bishop attending the Vatican summit on the Amazon region, a majority of Brazilian bishops are in favor of allowing the ordination of married men to the priesthood.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — If signed into law, the 'College Student Right to Access Act,' or SB 24, would take effect in January 2023. Newsom has until Sunday to make a decision.
COACHELLA, Calif. (RNS) — Parishioners of Our Lady of Soledad Catholic Church in the city of Coachella will soon see their offerings materialize into a new church that will accommodate 1,200 people.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — A group of religious sisters is meeting with Pope Francis this week in Rome to address the issue of human trafficking, linking the rise of victims to populist movements, increased immigration and climate refugees.
(RNS) — Responding to climate change requires a moral vision that puts the poor and future generations on an equal footing with ourselves.