(RNS) — Misconceptions about Islam and Muslims are widespread among Catholics. In some cases, Catholic institutions and media outlets actively give a platform to voices promoting prejudice and fear.
(RNS) — In a rerun of a 2016 case, the Supreme Court shouldn't be required to settle what the parties ought to have settled themselves.
(RNS) — As the largest church with an equal number of Republicans and Democrats, Catholics have a special obligation to try something before it is too late.
(RNS) — Breaking with tradition, the meeting did not include a report on the recently concluded Amazon synod.
BALTIMORE (RNS) — The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has elected Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles, California, a naturalized US citizen who emigrated from Mexico and is outspoken on immigration issues, as its new president.
BALTIMORE (RNS) — Bishop Frank Dewane called on his fellow clerics to combat the scourge of gun violence by utilizing the power of the Catholic tradition.
(RNS) — The American Catholic hierarchy isn't ready to follow the synod's search for real-world solutions. Too many conservatives believe that if we simply return to the old ways of doing things, everything will be fine.
(RNS) — The Trump administration’s announcement it would once again slash refugee admissions to the United States to unprecedented lows was met with outcry by refugee resettlement groups — many of which are faith-based.
(RNS) — Bishops and other influential Catholics should be at the front of the line when laborers strike to demand just wages.
(RNS) — A controversy over a Seattle man’s blessing at a Catholic church points up the differences between a peaceful death and assisted suicide.
(RNS) — The nation's Catholic bishops include racist behavior among the sins that 'may legitimately disqualify a candidate from receiving support.'
(RNS) — Others may soon respond to mass shootings by ignoring it. No matter how horrible something is, if it is repeated time and time again, we get accustomed to it.
(RNS) — The USCCB has established a process for investigating allegations of misconduct by bishops — but lay groups say the key will be lay involvement and transparency in its implementation.
BALTIMORE (RNS) — Some prelates at the USCCB's spring meeting, however, made clear that they support lay involvement regardless.
BALTIMORE (RNS) — The reforms the Catholic bishops passed this week to deal with the sexual abuse crisis were easy compared with changing the culture of clerical privilege that is at the heart of the abuse crisis.