The treaty, not yet signed, makes clear the Holy See has switched its diplomatic relations from the Palestinian Liberation Organization to the state of Palestine.
WASHINGTON (RNS) In a rare appearance in a panel discussion, the president talked public policy with progressive and conservative voices before an audience of Catholic and evangelical leaders.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Rev. Martin Schlag, an Austrian-born priest who teaches economics in Rome, reassured a group of Catholics, many from the world of business and finance, that Francis’ views on capitalism aren’t actually as bad as he feared.
He’s got the ear of Pope Francis in Rome, but Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley still has to get his hands dirty back home.
(RNS) Eve Tushnet created a stir with her book “Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, Living My Faith.” We asked her why it is important to her to self-identify as a lesbian and whether she’s missing something about the uniqueness of erotic intimacy.
(RNS) Only in a world where the individual is the sole determiner of one’s identity does it makes sense to say, “I want Christianity without Christ.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The two nuns offer a glimmer of hope for Middle Eastern Christians, beset by violence and recent targeting by militants from the Islamic State group.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Raul Castro stopped in Rome to meet the pope to thank him for the Vatican’s mediation between the United States and Cuba.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (Reuters) “Fashionable opinion” has a problem with Christians and the only proper response is “a forthright defense” of the constitutional right to freedom of religion, Jeb Bush said during a commencement speech at Liberty University.
(RNS) When it comes to LGBT rights, calls for dialogue with global Christians are more about political posturing than a desire to really listen to our global brothers and sisters.