PARIS (RNS) Both Jewish and Catholic leaders say that the retired pontiff’s essay on Jewish-Catholic relations in the current issue of Communio suggests he harbors anti-Semitic views.
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NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Following the killings of several priests in the Central African Republic, Catholic officials worry that clergy are being targeted by armed groups for their peacemaking efforts.
(RNS) — His rapping is drawing more youth to join the church. That, in turn, will have a positive impact on society, he said.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday gave the church 14 new cardinals, exhorting them to resist temptations toward vanity and to stay on mission, which he specified means serving the needy instead of their own interests.
(RNS) — Ongoing feuds between faculty and administrators signal a deeper struggle over how the school defines that term — and itself.
(RNS) — Catholic University of America faculty have unofficially voted to declare "no confidence" in the school's president and provost, bringing to a head long simmering disputes between educators and administrators.
(RNS) — As artificial intelligence begins to influence our everyday lives, Catholic thinkers grapple with the moral questions posed by the rise of the machines.
(AP) — Every Chilean bishop offered to resign Friday over a sex abuse and cover-up scandal, in the biggest shakeup ever in the Catholic Church’s long-running abuse saga.
(AP) — It’s an incident that has stained the Vatican for 160 years: a 6-year-old Jewish boy taken from his family by papal police and brought to Rome to be raised Catholic after church authorities learned his housekeeper had secretly had him...
(RNS) — 'I suppose if there is anything I could say I reject, it is the idea that God’s love and acceptance is dependent on our right belief. I no longer see how that could be possible,' said Audrey Assad.
Readers of Sightings may be aware that we don’t favor reporting only on “declinism,” as in “decline and fall” stories. But it would be no favor to readers, or to reality itself, were we to close our eyes to stories like Maynooth’s.
(AP) — Francis unblocked Romero’s stalled sainthood case at the start of his pontificate and declared him a martyr in 2015.
(AP) — 'Only someone who has listened to a victim can truly understand the implications and the need to listen with the heart, not just what the law requires,' the expert, the Rev. Hans Zollner, said.
(AP) — Police say the woman’s story changed when she was interviewed, and the Catholic Diocese of Fargo is standing by the priest, saying the woman denied rape allegations to diocese officials.