VATICAN CITY (RNS) A longtime aide to Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley is among nine new members appointed by Pope Francis to the Vatican’s sex abuse commission.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “The church has always defended sport because its values are not only Christian but universal,” said Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins. “It teaches you how to put human values such as compromise and collaboration in practice overcoming division.”
(RNS) In “Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler,” airing on PBS beginning Tuesday (Dec. 16), American pilgrims travel to some of the most sacred sites in the world: Jerusalem, Mecca, the Ganges River, the Shikoku Trail, Osun-Osogbo and Lourdes.
(RNS) Future evangelists — most notably Billy Graham — followed a pattern set by Whitefield of making the most of the media available in their time.
(RNS) I understand why my reader wants her religious readings to take a break from “I can’t breathe” protests. But reality is what it is. And if we can’t bear to see reality, what relationship can we possibly have with God?
(RNS) The “War on Women” is over, and other conclusions from the Vatican investigation of women’s religious communities in the U.S.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The report did not say how many of America’s 50,000 nuns or religious institutes declined to respond to questionnaires.
NEW YORK (RNS) For decades, the outspoken Rev. Frank Pavone has often clashed as much with his own bishops as he has with abortion-rights foes.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Officials said soldiers will be deployed on the streets and people are advised to stay at home with their families.