NEW YORK (RNS) “The analogy (to the IRA) is somewhat accurate,” said Archbishop Timothy Dolan, an Irish-American who on March 17 will serve as grand marshal of the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.
(REUTERS) “Shades of Truth” is the account of a fictional present-day American journalist who starts off as a critic of Pius and changes his mind after research in Israel, Rome and elsewhere in Europe.
BOSTON (Reuters) “We can’t associate with that,” Brother Thomas Dalton, principal of Immaculate Heart of Mary School. “It would appear we were condoning it.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) The institution that Theodore Hesburgh built in South Bend, Ind., stands as a testimony to the embrace of the public square and private faith that he modeled in his own life.
(RNS) Despite the overblown claims and dodgy artifacts floating around out there, genuine artifacts and solid historical research still provide the best window into a long-ago world and the best chance to figure out who Jesus really was, and what he meant.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) Religious conversion has become a highly emotive issue in India recently, with debate whipped up by some supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who see multi-faith Indian as a Hindu-first nation.
(RNS) “Each of the world’s religions has some variation of the golden rule,” she said in an interview. “I really see that the greatest part of education is to recognize that in many important ways you are me and I am you.”
The Lord is waiting for you and the Church will welcome you if your willingness to serve good is as clear and public as your choice to serve evil was,” Pope Francis said.