(The Conversation) — There are many little-known details in early Christian storytelling about the relationship between Mary and Joseph. Listen up, Jim Zeigler.
Nope, it's not about Joseph and Mary (and wasn't she a virgin, anyway?)
VATICAN CITY (RNS) 'I’m at peace,' the pope said. 'If there is a problem, I write a note to St. Joseph and put it under a statue that I have in my room.'
(RNS) Joseph’s quiet heroism often goes overlooked in the Christmas story. Yet there is something profound and compelling in Joseph, a patron saint to Roman Catholic stepfathers and a role model for all Christian dads.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) In a sign of how much change Pope Francis may usher into the papacy, the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodoxy will attend Tuesday's installation Mass -- for the first time in more than 1,000 years.