RIO DE JANEIRO (RNS) Erika Roque believes God wanted her to have a child with microcephaly. But some reproductive-rights advocates want Brazilian women to have the right to abort.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The body of one of Italy’s favorite saints spent nearly a week on display inside St. Peter’s Basilica as part of the Jubilee of Mercy.
(RNS) The current language includes a provision calling for “civil liability for voluntary resettlement organizations arising from the actions of a refugee placed in this state.”
(RNS) How can Muslims break the cycle of violence and Islamophobia? Identify extremism and radicalization before it becomes violent.
(RNS) The church might be more flexible on the issue of contraception if it sees it less as a cultural poison pill leading down the slope to abortion and more as a viable public health alternative.
(RNS) As scientists, educators and others mark Feb. 12 as International Darwin Day, named for the man who advanced the theory of evolution, the anti-evolution camp is as active as ever.
MOSHI, Tanzania (RNS) There is a gruesome trade for body parts of people with albinism in some parts of Africa because of local superstitions that they possess magical properties and can make people rich.
VATICAN CITY/MOSCOW (Reuters) Diplomats and analysts say Friday’s summit in Havana could not happen without a green light from the Russian president.