(RNS) — Traditional houses of worship have moved worship for their members online. For seekers and those unaffiliated with any faith, there is Family Chapel.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — By acknowledging these nuances of religion, ‘you end up with a much more complex understanding of people,’ said Chon Noriega, director of the Chicano Studies Research Center.
(RNS) — A crisis either makes us better or worse people; it never leaves us the same.
(RNS) — The meeting is typical of a pope who recognizes that we are all sinners, even himself, and that we are all on a common pilgrimage toward God.
(RNS) — By making these men cardinals, the pope is handing them megaphones.
(RNS) — The House speaker should not capitulate to the most odious and extreme impulses of his caucus. (Commentary)
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — The Rev. Fidelis Mukonori agreed on Wednesday (Nov. 15) to mediate between Mugabe and the military shortly after the country's generals arrested the 93-year-old authoritarian leader.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego criticized both extremes in the fight over religious freedom and called for public consensus based on solidarity to heal our nation in this hyper-partisan age.
(RNS) — As Halloween approaches, the Rev. David Collins, a Jesuit professor of history at Georgetown University, takes us back to a time in European history when witches were persecuted and executed by society.
(RNS) — The document encouraged the church to meet people where they are and then accompany them on their journey toward God. But who is going to do this accompanying?
NEW YORK (AP) — Far-right Catholic websites and some conservative Catholic writers have denounced a book by the Rev. James Martin advocating for more compassion for gays within the church, and that has led to online campaigns to pressure Catholic institutions against hosting him.
(RNS) — 'What most LGBT Catholics want first is simply to feel at home in their parishes, and not be treated like dirt, which many of them are,' said the Rev. James Martin, author of a new book on the Roman Catholic Church and LGBT people.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Underneath the pope’s compassion is a steely side, which he’s particularly ready to use when it comes to priests, bishops or cardinals he feels are undermining the church’s mission.
(Reuters) For Scorsese, the meeting came almost thirty years after his film 'The Last Temptation of Christ' outraged many conservative Christians.
ROME (RNS) The Rev. Arturo Sosa is the first Latin American to hold the post, much as Pope Francis, also a Jesuit, is the first Latin American elected to the papacy.
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