After Ted Cruz kicked off his presidential campaign at Liberty, likely candidate Jeb Bush will give the commencement address next month.
NEW YORK (RNS) Pope Francis hopes his upcoming encyclical on climate change will influence the next round of talks in Paris on global warming.
(RNS) Support from U.S. Catholic bishops and an alliance of mainline and evangelical leaders are more fodder for the White House as it wages a political battle for approval of a nuclear agreement with Iran.
(RNS) The petition to fire the teacher, titled “Stop Public Hate Speech of Teachers,” was started by an alumnus and picked up steam after several celebrities called attention to it.
PARIS (Reuters) France is standing by its nominee to be ambassador to the Holy See despite the Vatican’s failure to confirm his posting for more than three months, a delay that French and Italian media said was due to his sexuality.
(RNS) Rubio is a cradle Catholic who dipped his toes into Mormonism and attended a Southern Baptist megachurch.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) The foreign ministry called its ambassador to the Holy See back to Ankara, and summoned the Vatican’s ambassador, saying Francis’ remarks had caused a “problem of trust” in diplomatic relations.
SALT LAKE CITY — No other religious group identifies so strongly with one party, although some come close.
(Reuters) The pope spoke as churches in Kenya, where al Shabaab gunmen massacred nearly 150 people, singling out Christians for point-blank executions, turned to armed guards to protect their congregations on Easter.