(RNS) The Central African Republic is bad, Malaysia is getting worse, and ISIS fighters should face the International Criminal Court.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Compared with secular ideologies and other churches’ political pronouncements, Catholic social teaching offers the most comprehensively and authentically “Christian” ethic.
“When we create embryos for the purpose of life, should we not define them as life, rather than as property?” says Sofia Vergara’s ex-partner.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis’ decision to celebrate Mass at a “celebration” of Junipero Serra is a very public sign that the pope does not seem bothered by the controversy that Serra’s sainthood has sparked.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Want to know what Pope Francis will say to Congress in September? A top adviser offers a preview.
NEW YORK (RNS) If much of life in the High Middle Ages seems foreign to us, the wheel — along with four others like it that have survived to the present — is a real riddle.
“The wealthiest countries, the ones who have benefited most from fossil fuels, are morally obligated to push forward and find solutions to climate-related change and so protect the environment and human life,” Cardinal Peter Turkson said.
NEW YORK (RNS) “We are in grave danger; we may disappear soon,” Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart said in trying to keep one of the world’s original Christian communities from vanishing.
NEW YORK (RNS) Sister Mary Ann Walsh, a quiet nun with a keen wit who led a very public life as a journalist and a longtime spokeswoman for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, died on Tuesday (April 28) after a tough battle with cancer.