(Reuters) Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said Francis had accepted invitations made by the Cuban government and the Cuban Roman Catholic Church.
NEW YORK (Reuters) The ad portrays a menacing man wearing a scarf and includes a quotation: “Killing Jews is Worship that draws us close to Allah” attributed to “Hamas MTV.
(RNS) The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, founder of the multi-million dollar Crystal Cathedral Ministries, will be commemorated with funds from a crowd-sourcing campaign.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Once the men’s service concluded, a female WOW activist stepped into the men’s section, grabbed the Torah and took it into the women’s section.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (RNS) For this fresh day to last, church leaders will need to embrace a truth that too many congregations simply cannot hear: There is too much shallowness, not enough depth.
(RNS) No U.S. bishop had ever been forced from office for covering up for a predator priest. Until Finn.
LUENEBURG, Germany (Reuters) Groening was 21, and by his own admission an enthusiastic Nazi, when he was sent to work at Auschwitz in 1942. Unlike many other SS men, he has spoken openly in interviews.
The resignation was offered under the code of canon law that allows a bishop “who has become less able to fulfill his office because of ill health or some other grave cause” to resign.
ROME (Reuters) Elio Toaff was Rome’s chief rabbi in 1986 when then-Pope John Paul II made the first visit by a Roman Catholic pontiff to a synagogue in nearly 2,000 years.