LUCY, Tenn. (RNS) After learning of her Stage IV lung cancer diagnosis last spring, the renowned spirituality author said: “Am I grateful for this? Not exactly. But I’m not unhappy about it. And that’s very difficult for people to understand.”
Author Archives: David Gibson
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) It looks like American conservatives and Obama critics are more upset than anyone else. “I would love to visit and talk to gay and lesbian people,” Francis recently told a visiting American priest.
(RNS) Revamping the Vatican and overhauling its bureaucracy is only the beginning of Pope Francis’ ambitious agenda, which includes advocating for immigrants, saving the environment and helping resolve international conflicts.
NEW YORK (RNS) “Free” tickets to glimpse his popemobile parade through Central Park are selling for up to $3,000.
(RNS) As Washington prepares to welcome the pontiff, pols and pundits are trying to figure out if Francis’ appearances will help, or hurt, one party or the other.
(RNS) Behind the Jesuit label lies a brand of spirituality that includes a passion for justice, a missionary zeal, a focus on engaging the wider world and a preference for collaboration.
(RNS) What makes this pontiff tick? Observers and the man himself provide insight in this baker’s dozen of reading selections.