China accuses US of double standards on anti-Muslim bigotry, counterterrorism
(RNS) — Chinese officials are seeking to turn the tables on the White House, accusing the U.S. of hypocrisy due to its own long history of anti-Muslim discrimination.
Study: Christians, Jews have smaller families, solo living and parenting styles
(RNS) — The Pew Research Center study found that Muslims across the globe live in the biggest households. Christians fall in the middle. One in 10 Jews worldwide live alone.
Pope Francis taps Filipino Cardinal to Vatican's evangelization powerhouse
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In a surprise move, Pope Francis appointed Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines, as the head of Propaganda Fide, the major Vatican department for evangelization, and signaling a possible papal successor.
For one Afghan activist, her burqa is the shield allowing her to denounce corruption, Trump
VATICAN CITY (RNS) – In a school in downtown Rome on Friday (Dec. 6), the “bravest woman in Afghanistan” spoke to students about her faith, the Trump administration and the difficult legacy of four decades of war in her home country.