VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In a city that once launched the Crusades, Francis urged, unite the forces that once nearly destroyed the known world to bear witness to peace.
(RNS) — His fragile humanity came through, even in his younger, more electrifying days, deepening his connection with the masses, helping people see that he was one of them, on the same journey, facing the same struggles.
(RNS) — Evangelist Billy Graham may have been the name and face behind the microphone on many a crusade stage, but the team that supported him on and off that stage was an integral part of his ministry.
(RNS) — Across the decades, Billy Graham preached to more than 210 million people in more than 185 countries across the world.
(RNS) — A new film recounts the unlikely friendship between St. Francis of Assisi and the nephew of the great Muslim leader Saladin.
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(RNS) The term "Crusades" is not some sort of benign, even quaint, historical reference.
WASHINGTON (RNS) No president can make religious rhetoric work without getting buffeted by critics from all directions, experts say.
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (RNS) No president has made such an appeal to humility and mystery since Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address.
(RNS) When we deny any culpability, we merely perpetuate ignorance and hubris in our own ranks and make ourselves seem dishonest and dangerous in the eyes of the world.
Just as many Catholics have connected Pope Francis' humility and austere lifestyle with that of St. Francis of Assisi, those seeking clues on the new pontiff's approach to Christian-Muslim relations see another example in his iconic namesake.