VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis said one’s work life and spiritual life are closely linked: “The lack of work also damages the spirit, like a lack of prayer also damages practical activity.”
(RNS) The “Transforming Love: Exploring Gender Identity from Catholic Perspectives” workshop was scheduled to take place Sept. 26 at Philadelphia’s St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
NEWARK, N.J. – Asked if he realized he was committing a crime by having sex with a 15-year-old boy when he was 40, the priest said, “I just came fr (sic) my country and really in Ecuador a person at 15 years old is not consider (sic) so innocent.”
(RNS) The dispute could become a political problem for Carson as he becomes a factor in the crowded GOP field.
Pope Francis could exercise some spiritual leadership and deny Raul Castro communion at Mass in the same way Castro denies freedom for the people of Cuba.
People don’t need to travel to this birthplace of St. Benedict to hear the monks sing; their chants are on a CD that’s topped the Billboard charts this summer in classical, traditional music.
ASUNCION (Reuters) An 11-year-old rape victim gave birth in Paraguay on Thursday after being denied termination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the debate over abortion in the overwhelmingly Catholic country.
LOUISVILLE — Although a federal judge ruled Wednesday that a county clerk’s religious convictions had no bearing on her ‘purely legal’ task, a same sex couple said the clerk’s office still denied them a license on Thursday.
(Reuters) Dioceses in Boston, Long Island, Baltimore, Toledo, and much of Minnesota have all reported millions of dollars in holdings in oil and gas stocks in recent years.