(RNS) In his “sermon,” the Supreme Court justice said the principle of religious neutrality has been distorted and “one of the reasons God has been good to us is that we have done him honor.”
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About David Gibson
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) Hoverboards are dangerous for kids but apparently they’re also perilous for Catholic priests who get it into their heads that it might be a good idea to use one during Christmas Eve Mass.
(RNS) A letter from an Italian boy who wrote the pope because he was worried about his ailing aunt has prompted another surprise papal phone call from Francis.
(RNS) What’s up with the goyim — if you want to use a possibly pejorative Yiddish term for nonmembers of the tribe — getting Yiddish wrong so often?
(RNS) Cardinal Donald Wuerl is an eminently approachable churchman, and unfailingly polite, yet the archbishop of Washington is hardly the type to wear his emotions on his sleeve. So it surprised even Wuerl at how moved he was when he hand-delivered his official letter of resignation to Pope Francis’ representative to the U.S. on Nov. […]
(RNS) Cardinal Donald Wuerl just turned 75 and submitted his resignation to Pope Francis. But don’t wave goodbye yet — Wuerl is too valuable to the pontiff, and to the future of the “Francis effect.”
(RNS) Planned Parenthood “is reminiscent of Joseph Mengele and the Nazi concentration camps!” Graham said in declaring himself an Independent.
(RNS) If the pope seemed to strike a lighter tone during his benchmark Christian address, Francis made it clear he won’t let up on his drive to overhaul the church.
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) A criminal case brought by the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office against the Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis remains pending.