(RNS) — In Dearborn, Mich., and other cities with large Muslim populations, many local restaurants have already realized that there is money to be made in remaining open all night for the suhoor and iftar meals.
(RNS) — Wuerl has come under mounting pressure since the release of a bombshell grand jury report by the attorney general of Pennsylvania detailing decades of allegations of child sex abuse by priests in the state.
WASHINGTON — Local authorities, the nonprofits, the churches and their volunteers are to be commended and supported for helping the homeless survive the recent bitter cold in the nation's capital.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Jews are supposed to abstain from food and drink on the most holy day of the Jewish year. So why is this rabbi holding services in a bar?
(RNS) He'll make stops at prominent churches that have drawn the faithful and the curious for decades. From the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, here are a few of the churches on Pope Francis' itinerary.
ROME (RNS) But security agencies protecting the pope on his upcoming U.S. trip know they can’t “put him in a bubble, and he doesn’t want to be in a bubble,” says Kenneth F. Hackett, U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Legal scholars and developers followed the case closely after it raised an important question: If the owners want to tear down a building, can somebody else force them to keep it?
The National Day of Prayer, established by Congress in 1952, was marked across the country Thursday (May 2), including an observance at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington.
WASHINGTON (RNS) One year after an earthquake caused extensive damage to the Washington National Cathedral, church officials received a $5 million grant from Lilly Endowment to help restore the structure. By Chris Lisee.