VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis on Sunday stressed the importance of children having heterosexual parents, just a day after Rome’s Gay Pride march demonstrated the changing attitudes about same-sex couples outside the Vatican walls.
(RNS) The Vatican launched a major housecleaning of the scandal-plagued Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The moves seem to mark another step in Pope Francis’ new “get tough” policy on bishops.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Wesolowski, who had the title archbishop during his five-year post in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic capital, was recalled to the Vatican in 2013. He was later the first person to be arrested inside the Vatican on child abuse charges.
(RNS) Up front about his Catholic-shaped political agenda, Jeb Bush has said, “It’s not an imposition of faith. It’s who you are.”
(RNS) Financially strapped families must decide whether to keep $100,000 all for themselves, or help another family.
MADRID (Reuters) Spain’s parliament on Thursday passed a law allowing descendants of Sephardic Jews to gain nationality, more than five centuries after their ancestors were expelled from the country.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “We must begin with our daily lives if we want to change lifestyles, aware that our small gestures can guarantee sustainability and the future of the human family,” said Francis.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis has consistently called on Catholics to create a “poor church,” elevating the theme of poverty among his signal initiatives.
(RNS) Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan, two lifelong Catholics behind “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” say their faith is such a part of their lives that not including it in the show would be dishonest.