(RNS) Many Catholics — and some would say Pope Francis — say the kind of libertarian free-market capitalism pushed by the billionaire Koch brothers runs against Catholic teaching.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Barbers and hairdressers would volunteer their services on Mondays, the day their shops are traditionally closed in Italy.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Hairdressers would volunteer their services on Mondays, the day their shops are traditionally closed in Italy.
(RNS) Francis has said he believes that man was primarily responsible for climate change, and that he hopes a U.N. summit in Paris, due to agree a global pact to limit greenhouse gases, will take a courageous stand.
NEW YORK (RNS) Growing acceptance of same-sex marriage will undermine society by eliminating any moral compass except that which the state declares to be the norm, leading Catholics and evangelicals say.
(RNS) “The world betrayed this child,” said retired Anglican Bishop Nelson Onono-Onweng of Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen.
(RNS) Some question whether American Judaism is still overly focused on the morbidity of the Holocaust. I have often raised that question myself, but not now. Not when a new, groundbreaking documentary about the Holocaust can barely say the word “Jew.”
NEWPORT, Wash. (RNS) A Tibetan Buddhist nun has quietly founded one of the only U.S. monasteries where women — and soon men — can become fully ordained. Since its founding in 2003, 10 nuns have been ordained there.
(RNS) The Catholic priest behind the new boys-only policy made waves at another parish when he said parishioners who voted for Barack Obama had to go to confession. The latest uproar comes amid a wider debate over whether the Catholic Church has become too “feminized.”