(RNS) Pope Francis said Thursday (Jan. 15) he plans to canonize 18th-century Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra during the papal visit to the U.S. in September, an indication that the pontiff may be mulling a stop near the U.S.-Mexico border.
(RNS) A Napa Valley winery has always displayed its Catholic roots quietly, but a new “Cabernet FRANCis” is showing off its allegiance — and has gained some attention from il Papa himself.
(RNS) Pope Francis said there were limits to self-expression when it involved insulting or ridiculing people’s faith.
As ethno-religious conflicts and extremism hinder Myanmar’s democratic reforms, faith leaders across the country emphasize the need for interfaith dialogue and religious tolerance.
(RNS) Feinberg decided to see the experience as an opportunity to rediscover a cornerstone Christian virtue: joy.
(RNS) Many Catholic conservatives view Francis’ ecological push as further evidence of the liberal tilt of his papacy.
(RNS) EXCERPT: How do you go back to the treatment that promises to be more painful and unpredictable than the last?
WELLSTON, Mo. (RNS) The scholarships would cover four years’ tuition at colleges and universities operated by the AME, AME Zion and CME historically black denominations.
(RNS) “In that backroom or whatever it is when God confronts me with my sins, I do not believe any of the kills I had during the war will be among them,” legendary sniper Chris Kyle wrote in his 2012 autobiography. “Everyone I shot was evil. I had good cause on every shot.”