VATICAN CITY (Reuters) This is the latest salvo in an increasingly bitter battle between the Vatican and the global charity, which has defied Pope Francis and tried to discredit the probe.
(RNS) The Republican senator from New Hampshire is locked in a tough re-election battle. Could her campaign gimmick to distribute free condoms to college students prompt any Catholic backlash?
The pink-and-white wrappers were meant as a playful safe-sex reminder for Latter-day Saints, the organization said, but critics called the idea distasteful.
(RNS) The church might be more flexible on the issue of contraception if it sees it less as a cultural poison pill leading down the slope to abortion and more as a viable public health alternative.
(RNS) For 10 years, Dr. Farouk Mohammed Jega, 45,has been championing evidence-based arguments to try to persuade clerics in Northern Nigeria that Islam supports family planning methods.
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) The Milwaukee Art Museum says it hopes a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made of condoms will ignite a conversation about the AIDS epidemic in Africa and the role art plays in public discussions.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Police said the cocaine in the shipment would have a street value of about 40,000 euros ($55,000).
(RNS) "As a Jesuit, Catholic university, there are certain Catholic commitments that Boston College is called to uphold," Boston College spokesman Jack Dunn said about efforts to shut down an undercover student group that distributes free condoms.