(RNS) — A failure to appreciate the historical context of the ‘sanctity of life’ has led some to distort its meaning.
(RNS) — Being a faithful Christian sometimes means breaking the rules. Moral disruption is a sacred act when the status quo is sinful.
(RNS) — Pope Francis' strength is as a pastor who calls people to conversion. He does not think like an administrator, one who establishes policies and structures to ensure things are done properly.
(RNS) — In his recent 'Gaudete et Exsultate,' Pope Francis teaches that living the Beatitudes means 'going against the flow' in a world that pushes us in the opposite direction from holiness.
Conservative Catholic dissidents, who have been attacking Francis, showed their true colors recently by attacking Benedict for his subversive writings and modernist tendencies.
(RNS) The three Abrahamic religions -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- weigh in on the spiritual and moral consequences of telling a whopper.
(RNS) On Thanksgiving, Americans will try not to make total gluttons of themselves. But why? Why is gluttony considered a danger not only to the body, but the soul?
(RNS) We aren't to be custodians of nostalgia or sacred custom. We are to respond boldly when God says, "See, I am making all things new."
(RNS) Thanksgiving is a day to celebrate food with gusto.