Vatican City, (RNS) — With the creation of these new Catholic princes who share Francis’ emphasis on a missional and evangelizing church, Francis has now named a total of 91 new cardinals, and more than 52% of the voting cardinals.
(RNS) — By making these men cardinals, the pope is handing them megaphones.
(RNS) — After Oct. 15, 53% of the cardinal electors will have been appointed by Francis.
(RNS) — While we often talk about the calamity of 9/11, it's impossible to ignore the legacy of the 1947 Partition of India, whose 72nd anniversary is this week, in the sometimes troubled relations between South Asian American communities today.
(RNS) — Why do Sikhs like me challenge anti-Muslim hate when our religion is completely distinct? The answer starts with fairness but extends to our communities' long history of mutual regard.
(RNS) — Eighty years ago, the anti-Nazi activist Dietrich Bonhoeffer traveled back to Germany. Had he survived World War II, he might have become a global leader in fostering respect between Christians and Jews.
(RNS) — King Abdullah II of Jordan has won the 2018 Templeton Prize for promoting interreligious dialogue and cooperation between Muslims of differing traditions. He is the second Muslim to win the prize, joining laureates such as Mother Teresa, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Billy Graham, Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Building interreligious dialogue has been one of the pope’s top priorities.
(RNS) Today some historians and religious leaders believe Nostra Aetate did not go far enough. I see Nostra Aetate differently.
NEW YORK (RNS) Everyone wants religions to get along and play nice. But is that even possible, and would it do any good?