(RNS) — Architects and restorers in France cannot agree on the style of the renovations, while historians and prelates debate the cathedral's soul.
(RNS) — Faithful America suggested that Barr had gone beyond expressing his own views to echo the Trump administration's singling out of religious minorities, calling the speech 'coordinated' with Trump’s election bid.
Nothing wrong, and everything right, with people giving to Notre Dame. But, please: perspective.
(RNS) — Great cathedrals like Canterbury and St. Paul’s have risen from their ashes, giving us some of Christendom's most majestic and popular pilgrimage sites today.
(RNS) — 'If you are looking for a spark, sift through the ashes.' That is the meaning of faith in our world. Especially now.
PARIS (RNS) — Crowds gathered outside of Notre Dame Cathedral to give thanks that the beloved Paris landmark still stood, while officials began assessing damaging and making plans to rebuild. More than 500 million euros has already been pledged toward repairs.
(RNS) — The Paris cathedral celebrated its 850th anniversary in 2013. It has been the most visited monument in France, according to the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau.
(RNS) — A massive fire engulfed the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris Monday evening (April 15), destroying the entire wooden frame. The roof and spire also collapsed.
(RNS) — In a surprising reversal, Notre Dame decided last week that allowing its health insurer to provide free contraceptives to female students and workers does not, after all, impinge on its religious liberty. So how sincere was the legal argument to begin with?
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The university had fought the federal health care law's original mandate on religious grounds.
(RNS) The decision to invite the vice president caps months of intense debate over the wisdom of bringing Trump to campus. But it raises other potential concerns.
(RNS) Notre Dame President John Jenkins is sending a message in line with the pope’s vision.
(RNS) The university's president said honoring the vice president and the former House speaker was a counterpoint to our "toxic political environment."
(RNS) In his media punditry and in a weekly column that ran in some diocesan newspapers, the Rev. Richard McBrien argued for the ordination of women, optional celibacy, and birth control, among other things.
(RNS) As liberal Catholics eulogize the former New York governor, who famously elaborated a position by which Catholics pols could be “personally opposed” to abortion while still supporting abortion rights, it’s worth considering whether today’s conservative Catholics are benefiting from that same rationale when it comes to other policies.
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