BELFAST, Northern Ireland (RNS) Cardinal Sean Brady’s resignation comes after he turned 75, the age at which cardinals are required to step down.
(RNS) Richard Cizik, a prominent evangelical, lost his son, Richard Jr., to an overdose last year. Now he is pushing faith communities to get more involved by first acknowledging that heroin abuse is happening in their own churches.
(RNS) It’s the Catholic sisters versus the Koch brothers. That’s one way to look at the upcoming tour of the “Nuns of the Bus” crew, which hits the road next week for the third time in three years, a monthlong trip though 10 key Senate battleground states to campaign against the influence of outside money on politics.
FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) While some have been critical of the religiosity often found in American football, Aeneas Williams sees a calling from God he can’t ignore.
NEW YORK (RNS) Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s positive reaction to this week’s decision by organizers of New York’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade to allow gay groups to march initially drew charitable responses. Then some Catholics turned.
(RNS) In an unusual public clash, Bishop Jenky of Peoria says Cardinal Dolan of New York reneged on a deal to send Sheen’s body back to Illinois so he could be beatified.
(RNS) “We say that pastors and principals should meet,” said Carlos Campo, chair of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference’s Hispanic Education Alliance.
(RNS) The lesbian couple was asked to resign after the school said it received a copy of a mortgage application with both their names.
NEW YORK (RNS) After years of resistance, a group of gays and lesbians will be allowed to march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade for the first time under their own banner, and Cardinal Timothy Dolan said he’s OK with that.