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.
(RNS) The New York Times was the biggest of several outlets relating an apocryphal tale about pets, paradise, and Pope Francis. Here’s how, and why, it happened.
(RNS) Popular pilgrimage features protagonists who go on long, transformational journeys of both feet and faith. It is that transformational nature that separates pilgrimage from travel — pilgrimage is a vocation, not a vacation.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Obedience and closed environments also seem to have had a role in the prevalence of abuse within some religious orders and dioceses,” the report said. “Obligatory celibacy may also have contributed to abuse.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Christian Concern believes thousands of Muslims are anxious to convert and in need of housing after suffering verbal — and sometimes physical — attacks from families, friends and co-workers.
(RNS) The best reason to ignore Anderson isn’t to deny him press coverage, or to acknowledge that gay rights won and he lost, but to recognize that there are more important social justice issues the LGBT equality movement should focus on.
(RNS) Pope Francis did not pick any Americans when he made his first batch of cardinals, and several U.S. cardinals are very close to 80.
(RNS) Jews are so good at writing and singing Christmas songs. But we found at least one man who can make that dreidel song swing.