(RNS) Even more important may have been O’Malley’s remarks about the Vatican creating a system for disciplining bishops through an accountability process that has put the global hierarchy on notice.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) Still left to determine — whether the pope will visit New York and Washington, D.C., too.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) On Monday (Nov. 17), the church’s two most senior leaders, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York John Sentamu, signed the change into church, or canon, law.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) “This change makes it possible for families to decide what best meets their needs as it relates to mothers working while raising children,” the Utah-based faith announced in a memo regarding hiring policies.
(RNS) The nation’s Catholic bishops have chosen a mixed slate of delegates for next year’s high-level Vatican summit on the family, including outspoken culture warriors viewed by many observers as out of step with Pope Francis’ priorities.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) It’s an unconventional move, even for a pope who constantly preaches that more should be done to help the poor.
(RNS) Sounds logical, right? But the massive California State University system and some other colleges now require that school club leadership spots be open to all.
(RNS) The Temple Mount is the holiest place for Jews and the third holiest for Muslims. Why is it a launching pad for violence?
BALTIMORE (RNS) Given the urgency of the immigration crisis and the electoral gains by Republicans who have thwarted earlier reform efforts, “it would be derelict not to support administrative actions … which would provide immigrants and their families legal protection,” a leading bishop said.