In his annual “Urbi et Orbi” address to the city and the world, his text features the prayers for peace and health in lands torn by strife and by Ebola .
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) The return of the aid worker may also lead to “normalizing” relations after a 54-year trade and tourism embargo with Cuba.
(RNS) Look to the border, most RNS readers say in our unscientific survey on where Pope Francis should visit in the U.S.
(RNS) The preaching in that rented circus tent in Los Angeles changed Louis Zamperini, then 32 — who put away the bottle and devoted his life to Jesus. It also changed the preacher, Billy Graham, and the future course of American evangelicalism.
Mary — portrayed by artists as the ultimate mother and God’s first human teacher of love — takes center stage at a Washington exhibit.
Many say it’s time for clergy to quit saying “By the power vested in me by the state … ” during a church wedding.
(RNS) Just 5 percent of Americans thought climate change was the most important issue in the U.S. today. And religion was a major dividing point on how much — or how little — they think it’s a matter of concern.
(RNS) A new video from Compassion & Choices continues Maynard’s campaign for right-to-die legislation.