INDIANAPOLIS – “We’re the ones who need a special protected-class status, because we’re the ones that are being attacked by everybody,” says Rev. Ron Johnson Jr. of the Indiana Pastors Alliance.
“If the Pope was here and talking about love, compassion and equality for everyone, Ugandans will listen,” said one activist.
(RNS) The film may draw more viewers eager to see Mark Ruffalo and Michael Keaton than folks outraged by a 2002 newspaper expose showing the Boston’s Catholic Church leaders covered up for predatory priests.
(RNS) Naghmeh Abedini’s accusations raise the question: Why do evangelical women wait so long before reporting spousal abuse?
PARIS (RNS) Tens of thousands of faithful responded to calls by Muslim leaders across France to attend Friday prayers in honor of the 130 people who died during last week’s terrorist attacks around Paris.
(RNS) I moved to Boston the week Cardinal Bernard Law resigned. As I read those chilling Globe reports, I sensed that the darkness and an unusually cold winter were apt metaphors for the heartbreak and pain the scandal caused.
ROME (RNS) The 27-year-old Italian nun will take on the role of Mary Robert, a young and shy nun with an impressive singing voice in the stage production of “Sister Act.”
(RNS) The bishops’ new initiative resisting porn is likely to gain many unexpected allies, including many feminists.
(RNS) Religious groups are pushing back against a wave of opposition toward Syrian refugees and are working to preserve the U.S. as a haven for them.