(RNS) — The government needs to focus on helping people who were already on the margins before the pandemic and now have been pushed over the edge.
(RNS) — Being quarantined is a minor place in purgatory compared with the hells of having the virus itself, losing a job or living in a society in chaos.
(RNS) — A crisis either makes us better or worse people; it never leaves us the same.
(RNS) — When a member of my Jesuit community announced he had COVID-19, I could not do the Christian thing and rush to give him comfort. Instead, I updated my power of attorney and wondered who I'd infected.
BOSTON (RNS) — More than 10,080 Christians have signed a petition urging officials at the Jesuit university to reject a potential donation from the Koch Foundation toward the school's political science department.
(RNS) — More than 1,500 students descended on Washington, D.C., this week to lobby Congress on global warming and DACA, the program protecting immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for most of their lives from deportation.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (RNS) — As Boston College finalizes a potential Koch Foundation donation to its political science department, many at the Jesuit institution are hoping to pressure administrators into reconsidering the grant.
(RNS) — A campaigner for Faith in Public life said the group was there to denounce the detention of children at the border as well as other immigration policies.
(RNS) — The larvae of the black soldier fly not only help eliminate greenhouse gases, they become protein that, when roasted, can be used as feed for animals.
(RNS) — Two Catholic high schools in Indiana have been ordered to fire openly gay teachers. One did; the other vows to carry its protest against the order to the Vatican. What is going on?
(RNS) — With the report, all of the Jesuits' U.S. provinces have unveiled their lists of credibly accused priests, but critics say more steps are needed to stifle abuse.
(RNS) — Looking back, I feel guilty for being so stupid and burying myself in books rather than being part of the historic events of my time.
(RNS) — 'My arrest will be an expression of solidarity with Dreamers who face arrest and deportation if Congress or the president does not do something to protect their legal status,' writes the Rev. Thomas Reese. (Commentary)
(RNS) Such positive language from such senior church leaders is extraordinary and another sign of how Francis is reorienting the Catholic Church's approach to a hot-button topic.
ROME (RNS) The Rev. Antonio Spadaro has become so closely identified with the pontiff that he is almost as big a target as Francis for critics whose complaints are louder than ever.