BOGOTA, Colombia (RNS) Not long ago, the thought of a transgender person speaking openly to a Catholic priest here would have seemed unthinkable. Now cultural shifts are making way for LGBT acceptance.
ROME (RNS) In the days following the funeral, the church tried to distance itself from the spectacle, with Auxiliary Bishop Giuseppe Mariante stating church officials did not know the ceremony would be accompanied by “Mafia propaganda.”
(RNS) The views of Catholic activist Dorothy Day, Jewish thinker Moses Maimonides, Protestant theologian Reinhold Niebuhr and Rabbi Stephen Wise largely contrast with the 2016 GOP presidential candidates.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the Department of Homeland Security had requested the bans.
(RNS) A spouse has become a consumer product, to be bought, abandoned or traded in for a new model at the will of the customer.
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.