VATICAN CITY (RNS) Want to taste Pope Francis’ empanadas, or John Paul’s pierogis? A new cookbook shows you how.
NEW YORK (RNS) “I was very disturbed by what happened” at the Vatican’s family synod, Archbishop Charles Chaput said. “I think confusion is of the devil, and I think the public image that came across was one of confusion.”
ROME (RNS) “I chose it, without any intention to be provocative or scandalous,” Sister Cristina said. “I wanted to transmit calmness and poetry.”
(RNS) Pope Francis’ Synod on the Family was more of an opening act than the final word on homosexuality, divorce and other methods of “living in sin.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Saturday’s vote was an abrupt about-face from Monday’s mid-term report from the Synod, which spoke of “welcoming homosexual persons” and acknowledging the gifts they have to offer the wider church.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Even as work on the synod’s final report continued, German Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich put homosexuality back on the agenda telling reporters “exclusion” was not part of the Catholic Church.
(RNS) An Anglican bishop of Argentina offered personal greetings from Pope Francis to the leader of breakaway Anglican churches.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The change in the English version was not made in the Italian original, where the term “accogliere,” which means “to welcome,” was kept.
(RNS) The Diocese of Fort Worth, not far from the Dallas hospital where three Ebola cases have been diagnosed, is trying to limit human contact during Mass.