VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis’ remarks on Wednesday echo comments made in his encyclical on the environment, in which he lamented the growth of chaotic megacities that breed anonymity.
(RNS) When Pope Francis meets thousands of U.S. Catholic families this month, he’ll find them excited to see him — but not necessarily in line with many Catholic teachings on family life.
(RNS) A new survey offers an original way of viewing the spectrum of American Catholicism that Pope Francis will encounter this month on his first U.S. visit.
A Christian who has never sought forgiveness for his sins is like a vegan who has filet mignon for dinner every night.
VILLA RICA, Ga. — The video, posted by First Baptist Villa Rica, was shot on school grounds just before football practice. “Take a look and see how God is STILL in our schools!” the caption with the video reads.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) A controversial bill to allow physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in California passed a key legislative committee on Tuesday, after failing in the Legislature earlier this summer amid opposition from the Catholic Church.
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(RNS) The encounter may spark another round of heated speculation about what it signals about Francis’ intentions – a change in church policy or doctrine? Or nothing more than an act of kindness toward an aging rebel who continues to bless divorced and gay couples and others on the church’s margins?