ROME (RNS) The Rev. Luigi Ciotti has had police escorts before, but when a notorious Sicilian boss issued a death threat from his jail cell a couple of months ago, the authorities immediately doubled Ciotti’s protection.
(RNS) As President Obama considers executive action that could change immigration policy, alliance leaders hope to increase the number of clinics they have provided at churches from the current 29 to 1,000 by 2017.
(RNS) Paige Patterson, one of the most revered Southern Baptist leaders, faced heavy criticism for admitting a Muslim student to the flagship seminary.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Want to taste Pope Francis’ empanadas, or John Paul’s pierogis? A new cookbook shows you how.
(RNS) A new study confirms what many have long suspected — that many evangelical institutions lag far behind the general marketplace in leadership roles for women.
NEW YORK (RNS) “I was very disturbed by what happened” at the Vatican’s family synod, Archbishop Charles Chaput said. “I think confusion is of the devil, and I think the public image that came across was one of confusion.”
ROME (RNS) “I chose it, without any intention to be provocative or scandalous,” Sister Cristina said. “I wanted to transmit calmness and poetry.”
(RNS) “There are a lot of things I could say that would make me feel better. I don’t know if it would make me look better, but I don’t think it would make Jesus look better,” former megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll said.
(RNS) Pope Francis’ Synod on the Family was more of an opening act than the final word on homosexuality, divorce and other methods of “living in sin.”