VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis’ remarks on Wednesday echo comments made in his encyclical on the environment, in which he lamented the growth of chaotic megacities that breed anonymity.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) A controversial bill to allow physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in California passed a key legislative committee on Tuesday, after failing in the Legislature earlier this summer amid opposition from the Catholic Church.
OLATHE, Kan. (Reuters) A prosecutor urged a jury to give a Missouri white supremacist he called a “remorseless killer” a death sentence for murdering three people he thought were Jewish outside two Jewish centers in Kansas last year.
(RNS) When Pope Francis meets thousands of U.S. Catholic families this month, he’ll find them excited to see him — but not necessarily in line with many Catholic teachings on family life.
VILLA RICA, Ga. — The video, posted by First Baptist Villa Rica, was shot on school grounds just before football practice. “Take a look and see how God is STILL in our schools!” the caption with the video reads.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) Debt relief would improve prospects for political and economic flourishing for millions of people in dozens of countries. It is literally a life-and-death issue.
(RNS) … You alone are great. Mighty are Your deeds. Awesome is Your power. There is no one like You. In You do we place our trust. …
MOREHEAD, Ky. — Defying the Supreme Court, county clerk says she was acting under “God’s authority” while continuing to deny marriage licenses to gay couples.
YANGON (Reuters) Myanmar’s Committee for the Protection of Race and Religion has pushed through four laws that critics say effectively legalize discrimination against women and the country’s minority Muslims ahead of the country’s first free vote in 25 years.