VATICAN CITY (RNS) — As the Vatican inches closer to a gathering of bishops to discuss the Amazon region, key players vie to frame the main issues likely to emerge at the Oct. 6-27 event, from the need for further involvement of women to the possibility of ordaining married men.
(RNS) — What's different this time around is that the nuns are divided, with some sisters objecting that the Equality Act could force Catholic hospitals to perform services that they consider immoral.
(RNS) — It started with some nuns on a bus. Now, with midterm elections coming, two more faith-based organizations are hitting the road to get out the evangelical Christian vote.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The outspoken U.S. nun acknowledged the church was changing but said it was 'outrageous' that it was failing to effectively respond to the sex abuse crisis.
(RNS) On the eve of what will be Donald Trump's first National Prayer Breakfast as president, 800 Christian leaders petitioned the president to "remember refugees and immigrants have sacred worth in God's eyes."
(RNS) The activist nuns are back on board to "mend the gaps" dividing Americans.
(RNS) “Way too much of our national discourse has been poisoned by hateful language and policies,” said the Rev. William J. Barber II.
(RNS) The Republican presidential front-runner convincingly won the Nevada caucuses last night but he is still struggling in what might be called "the Pope Francis primary."
(RNS) In a turnabout from recent years of tension with Rome, the Catholic sisters -- led by Sister Simone Campbell -- will go on the road to promote social justice themes that are also dear to the pontiff.
(RNS) Interfaith leaders are spearheading a new fight for net neutrality -- once the realm of tech wonks and digital rights activists -- and framing a free and open Internet as essential for religious freedom, social justice and interfaith cooperation.
(RNS) Christian leaders say Jesus' state-sponsored execution should prompt believers to oppose the death penalty.
(RNS) It’s the Catholic sisters versus the Koch brothers. That’s one way to look at the upcoming tour of the “Nuns of the Bus” crew, which hits the road next week for the third time in three years, a monthlong trip though 10 key Senate battleground states to campaign against the influence of outside money on politics.
WASHINGTON (RNS) At a House Budget committee hearing on Wednesday (July 31), the two prominent Catholics -- Rep. Paul Ryan, R. Wis., and Sister Simone Campbell -- had a chance to square off as the sister testified before Ryan’s committee about hardship in America as the nation nears the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s 1964 declaration of the “War on Poverty.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) The nuns have teamed up with the bishops and have their eyes set on the 61 GOP Catholic House members. More specifically, they are pinpointing lawmakers from Florida, Texas and California.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (RNS) With the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop, the “Nuns on the Bus” on Wednesday kicked off a cross-country tour for immigration reform aimed at giving a faith-based push to legislation that is hanging in the balance in Congress.
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