VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI on Friday (March 9) denounced the "powerful political and cultural currents" that are working to "alter the legal definition of marriage" in the United States. By Alessandro Speciale.
FLORISSANT, Mo. (RNS) A Catholic school music teacher who was recently fired after church officials learned that he planned to marry his male partner of 20 years has been fired from a second position as a music director at a suburban Catholic church. By Elizabethe Holland.
(RNS) The question now is whether these breakaway Anglican, Lutheran and Presbyterian groups signal a seismic shift in American Protestantism, or just a few fissures in the theological terrain. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) "Love Inshallah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women" is a new collection of stories about sex, lust, dating, marriage, and divorce by 25 women of diverse religious interpretations, ethnicities, and sexual orientations. By Omar Sacirbey.