JERUSALEM (Reuters) In a quick visit to Jerusalem, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West had their toddler daughter, North West, baptized on Monday at a 12th century Armenian church in the old walled city.
(RNS) It’s time we stopped being naive about the current state of American democracy: These are ugly times, and the forces of decency in both parties are under assault.
(RNS) Support from U.S. Catholic bishops and an alliance of mainline and evangelical leaders are more fodder for the White House as it wages a political battle for approval of a nuclear agreement with Iran.
(RNS) The petition to fire the teacher, titled “Stop Public Hate Speech of Teachers,” was started by an alumnus and picked up steam after several celebrities called attention to it.
(RNS) Nigerian Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon’s appointment has drawn criticism from gay groups who pointed out that he has a history of anti-gay statements.
PARIS (Reuters) France is standing by its nominee to be ambassador to the Holy See despite the Vatican’s failure to confirm his posting for more than three months, a delay that French and Italian media said was due to his sexuality.
(RNS) Rubio is a cradle Catholic who dipped his toes into Mormonism and attended a Southern Baptist megachurch.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) The foreign ministry called its ambassador to the Holy See back to Ankara, and summoned the Vatican’s ambassador, saying Francis’ remarks had caused a “problem of trust” in diplomatic relations.
WASHINGTON (RNS) She ties her commitment to social activism — particularly for the poor and vulnerable — to a lifelong faith that challenges, guides and comforts her.