(RNS) In a turnabout from recent years of tension with Rome, the Catholic sisters — led by Sister Simone Campbell — will go on the road to promote social justice themes that are also dear to the pontiff.
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David Gibson is a national reporter for RNS and an award-winning religion journalist, author and filmmaker. He has written several books on Catholic topics. His latest book is on biblical artifacts: "Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery," which was also the basis of a popular CNN series.
(RNS) The dispute could become a political problem for Carson as he becomes a factor in the crowded GOP field.
(RNS) Pope Francis passed over more conservative candidates such as San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, an outspoken culture warrior and the U.S. hierarchy’s point man in the fight against gay marriage.
(RNS) Sanders says he hopes to find common ground with his conservative Christian audience, and his appearance there next month may be more enlightening than — if not as entertaining as — tonight’s reality show known as the first GOP presidential debate.
(RNS) Speaking out on one of the most contentious issues of his papacy, Pope Francis said such couples “are not excommunicated, and they absolutely must not be treated that way!”
(RNS) The Rev. Warren Hall’s firing by the archbishop of Newark, N.J., added to growing concerns about the church’s treatment of gay people.
(RNS) The unusual event is being seen as both a major effort by Bush to reach out to Christian conservatives — a key constituency Bush has sometimes struggled to win over — and by evangelicals to reassert their political influence during a time of landmark social change.
(RNS) Growing conservative disaffection with Pope Francis appears to be taking a toll on his once Teflon-grade popularity in the U.S.
(RNS) The priest said he had never intended to make his sexual orientation an issue or to advocate for gay Catholics. But he said he has decided to welcome the opportunity that the crisis presented him.