(RNS) “Ex Machina” is a radically anti-religious movie that challenges the whole notion that human beings are more than meat, have free agency and have some soul that transcends the body and brain.
(RNS) We cannot allow simplistic, self-focused narratives about contraception and family planning to keep us from helping women who, really, aren’t much different from us.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Rev. Gustavo Gutierrez is in a sense the Yoda of Catholicism: a small but sage presence who has known vituperation and exile, and who is now able to see his life’s work vindicated.
(RNS) The church’s leaders say the ban brings moral credibility to the office and guides the conduct of those who want to be bishop.
(Reuters) U.S. official said investigators believed it was likely Islamic State militants played an “inspirational” rather than an “operational” role in the attack.
(RNS) Yes, Brooks brings a lot of Christian thinkers into his work. But this is also good for the Jews.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The front page article in L’Osservatore Romano likened the exhibit in Garland, Texas, to pouring “gasoline on the fire” of religious sensitivities and was critical of its sponsors.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The new program brings a measure of American financial savvy to Italy’s notoriously murky church finances, dovetailing with Pope Francis’ push for reform and transparency.