(RNS) — I want an afterlife like my life has been: one like Revelation 7:9, a great multitude of diverse people existing together in love of each other and their Creator. It’s not up to me to say who qualifies.
ROME (RNS) The impromptu visits, part of the Holy Year of Mercy events, were aimed at highlighting the Catholic Church's teaching on the sanctity of all life at all stages.
(RNS) I don’t like to think of Jesus with Fred Phelps through the hands and words of a hospice volunteer -- but that shows how far off the mark I am in the grace department. It’s a cause for prayer, for sure.
(RNS) This often-unspoken need is now being addressed across the country, with new training and a greater emphasis on mentoring.