CANTERBURY (RNS) Police and government officials turned a blind eye to reports that teenage girls were sexually abused because of fear that, if widely known, they would stir up anti-Muslim feelings in Britain.
ROME (RNS) The speech by Bishop Nunzio Galantino, an ally of Pope Francis, is the latest salvo in a debate that is heating up ahead of an October meeting of the world’s top bishops to discuss the church’s policies toward today’s families.
(RNS) The letter is perhaps the most significant to date, as the pastors represent the backbone of the church.
A federal judge issued a final ruling in a polygamy case. An appeals court overturned the hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish in beard-cutting attacks. Plus, some animals are being deceptive.
“Let’s hope it doesn’t come to the need to send American troops. But if it does, we’re going to have to stop them. We’re going to have to fight them somewhere. Do we want to fight them in New York? Or in Washington, D.C.? Terrorist attacks? Or should we fight them and defeat them in […]
(RNS) After last year’s attack on U.S. citizens in Mecca, a coalition is petitioning the State Department to better protect pilgrims who undertake the Muslim hajj.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Poland’s ambassador to the Holy See has forcefully condemned the alleged sexual abuse of children by a Polish-born former archbishop and Vatican diplomat, and said Warsaw is considering a fresh request to extradite Jozef Wesolowski to face trial in his homeland.
BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. (RNS) Bernice King and others from the King Center in Atlanta are meeting with Missouri high school students to help them channel anger over the police shooting of Michael Brown into positive change.
I’m so troubled by all that is happening in our world. The forest fires this summer, the airplanes being lost or shot down, the fighting in Gaza. Where has God gone?