(RNS) There’s a new theory of aging in which older adults embrace rather than reject or deny the shadow side of aging. It’s called the spirituality of aging.
(RNS) The Bible and “Fifty Shades of Grey” share more than a few raunchy sex scenes. For Banned Books Week and International Blasphemy Rights Day (Sept. 30), these eight titles are still too hot to handle.
(RNS) Conservative Catholics often complain that Pope Francis, especially in his unscripted moments, sows confusion. Now, for a change, progressives are grappling with that frustration.
ATLANTA — The pope called for commuting to better reflect “justice and mercy.” The clemency board disagreed and Gissendaner, who had studied theology during her prison years, was executed by lethal injection.
(RNS) The pope reportedly met secretly with the born-again Christian, who has become a hero of the religious right for going to jail rather than issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.
(RNS) Even a perfunctory visit to a hospital ward, ER, home for the aged, hospice or medical clinic brings a clergyperson face-to-face with the staggering ethical problems our health care system is creating.
SALT LAKE CITY – By not providing an alternative, the LDS church unwittingly created a vacuum and conversion-aimed retreats have filled it.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) Churches in more than 50 cities have hosted Fugitive Safe Surrender events over the past decade, some of them more than once, resulting in thousands of cleared warrants.
ROME (RNS) Francis told journalists on the papal plane home that clerical abuse is “nearly a sacrilege” and the Catholic Church must take a tough line.