(RNS) When one group of people in a country is taught to look at another group as inferior, immoral, and dangerous, the latter group will eventually pay a huge price.
Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia was a boon to their spirits but the New Castle, Del., nuns — and other entrepreneurs as well — were disappointed with souvenir sales.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Ghanaian Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle said African bishops just want to present their own views.
(RNS) Her latest book, “Grounded: Finding God in the World, a Spiritual Revolution,” champions a return to nature and an embrace of hospitality. It also begs a frequent question, “Where is God?”
(RNS) Journalists covering the pope’s U.S. trip relied more on face-to-face encounters with sources than they have in the past.
(RNS) The idea is to ordain them as deacons, not priests. But if the idea floated among 270 leading churchmen flies, it would represent a historic breakthrough for the Catholic Church — or, perhaps, a return to a New Testament tradition.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, who last month hosted the World Meeting of Families, said there was concern that the synod’s working document did not reflect the “universal church.”
(ROME) The Archdiocese of Trento issued a statement saying it “completely disassociates” itself from the Rev. Gino Flaim’s remarks.