VATICAN CITY (RNS) But the panel did not clarify the status of British clergy abuse victim Peter Saunders, who insists he has not stepped down despite a vote to suspend him.
(RNS) Monday’s announcement by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops was a response to growing anti-Islamic sentiment, but it did not say who the Muslim participants would be.
(RNS) How is that possible when Sanders flagrantly ignores the dignity of voiceless and helpless prenatal children? Here’s one answer.
ROME (RNS) “I made clear I would never be part of something that was a public relations exercise,” said British Catholic Peter Saunders.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The chief impetus for the Feb. 12 meeting is the need for a joint response to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. The Russian leader, Patriarch Kirill, needs to reassure his own flock that he won’t be focused on reuniting with Catholicism after a 1,000-year schism.
(RNS) The remarks by Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga are a sign that Catholic leaders in Latin America are worried that fetal abnormalities caused by the virus will be used as leverage to ease the region’s generally strict abortion laws.
(RNS) Italian actress Gaia Scodellaro plays the wide-eyed Sister Celine in NBC’s new series “You, Me and the Apocalypse.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Is Beijing sending only a chill wind in return? The pontiff’s impassioned praise of China this week is the strongest sign of his ambitious agenda to do what he can to transform the historically fraught relations between China and Rome.
ROME (RNS) Discussion of the bill has underscored the Vatican’s declining influence in Italian politics.