ROME (AP) — The services come amid a new communications controversy at home over the existence of hell.
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(USA Today) — Nestle, Joseph A. Banks, Expedia, Hulu, Johnson & Johnson, Nutrish pet foods, TripAdvisor and Wayfair all announced they would pull their ads from the The Ingraham Angle, in the wake of Hogg's appeal to his 595,000 Twitter followers.
ROME (AP) — Francis, 81, disclosed the news as he bid farewell to inmates and staff at the Regina Coeli prison, where he washed the feet of 12 prisoners in a Holy Thursday ritual.
Despite their many similarities, Easter has avoided the controversy that stalks Christmas. Here's why.
WICHITA MOUNTAINS WILDLIFE REFUGE, Okla. (RNS) — Oklahoma’s version of old Jerusalem — mixing rough stone structures resembling those in the Holy Land with occasional sightings of buffalo and longhorn — provides the setting for what organizers...
(RNS) — I judge every Passion play by asking if it tells a story that is totally free of anti-Jewish images, costumes and teachings.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The pope's message comes on the heels of a meeting of young Catholics who told the Vatican they want a more transparent and authentic church, and a day after hundreds of thousands marched in youth-led rallies across the United...
CHICAGO (RNS) — For Catholics, a talk about Jesus doesn’t seem controversial. But a lecture by the Rev. James Martin drew about 150 protesters Thursday (March 22) over his views on the church and LGBT people.
How “religious” are the “religious” when they make political or consumer choices? How “secular” are the “secular” when they want to do justice to American culture and society by simply overlooking religion and the religious?
I could profane the plot by writing a true but merely practical summary: 'Radical generosity works.' But Truax and Campbell sacralize the story by rooting it in the trust and faith they demonstrate, as did their members. And, we know, as believers...
CHICAGO (RNS) Cardinal Blase Cupich led the procession Friday (April 14) through Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, a community scarred by gun violence.
ROME (RNS) The 12 inmates who took part included a Muslim who is expected to be baptized as a Catholic in June, three women and two men serving life terms.
The naming of the celebration as “Easter” seems to go back to the name of a pre-Christian goddess in England, Eostre, who was celebrated at beginning of spring.
(RNS) His paintings are all about faith; at the same time, they speak fluently and powerfully in the language and palette of contemporary art.
MEXICO CITY (RNS) The inmates performing the reenactment come from working class barrios with the high levels of crime, drug addiction and homicide.