(RNS) Being Catholic is more about beliefs and values than about attending Mass, experts find.
Author Archives: Cathy Lynn Grossman
About Cathy Lynn Grossman
Award-winning journalist Cathy Lynn Grossman is a senior national correspondent for RNS, where she specializes in stories drawn from research and statistics on religion, spirituality, and social and biomedical ethics. She joined RNS in 2013 after 23 years with USA TODAY, where she created the religion and ethics beat for the national newspaper. Grossman also blogs for RNS at Faith & Reason.
(RNS) Catholic voters appear to be taking the pope into consideration in their political decisions, a new survey finds.
(RNS) Entrepreneurs are banking you’ll crave a papal-visit-prompted souvenir to crow about. Philadelphia is epicenter of mass marketing but the Internet abounds with Francis-fueled collectibles as well.
WASHINGTON (RNS) It will be the only event where the general public in the Washington area will get a glimpse of the highly popular pontiff who will visit the U.S. Sept. 22-27.
(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.
(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) The Ashley Madison hack — the public release of emails of wannabe adulterers — has now ensnared a theologian with a famous name in some Christian circles.
(RNS) Will Pope Francis’ U.S. visit spur millions of Catholics, and ex-Catholics, to new levels of engagement? Or will he be like the Dalai Lama — greatly applauded but not necessarily followed?