VATICAN CITY (RNS) Officially, the Roman Catholic Church still communicates in Latin. And now so does young Greg Heffley in “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.”
(RNS) For decades, nobody would talk about the babies these mothers lost. Now they have a place to mourn.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The front page article in L’Osservatore Romano likened the exhibit in Garland, Texas, to pouring “gasoline on the fire” of religious sensitivities and was critical of its sponsors.
(RNS) Old churches in Kosovo like the one in Gjonaj are reminders of the country’s deep-rooted Christian history, one some locals would like to resurrect.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The new program brings a measure of American financial savvy to Italy’s notoriously murky church finances, dovetailing with Pope Francis’ push for reform and transparency.
(RNS) The Central African Republic is bad, Malaysia is getting worse, and ISIS fighters should face the International Criminal Court.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Compared with secular ideologies and other churches’ political pronouncements, Catholic social teaching offers the most comprehensively and authentically “Christian” ethic.
“When we create embryos for the purpose of life, should we not define them as life, rather than as property?” says Sofia Vergara’s ex-partner.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis’ decision to celebrate Mass at a “celebration” of Junipero Serra is a very public sign that the pope does not seem bothered by the controversy that Serra’s sainthood has sparked.