BALTIMORE (RNS) More than any other item on the agenda of the bishops’ annual meeting, the debate over the voter guide revealed deep divides among the bishops and provided a snapshot of the extent of the “Francis effect” on the U.S. hierarchy.
(RNS) The terrorist organization murdering people across the Middle East and now Europe is known by several names and acronyms. What do they mean, and why use one over another?
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Emiliano Fittipaldi is accused of crimes against the Vatican City State and its security, part of a 2013 decree by Pope Francis intended to prevent documents from being leaked.
(RNS) Anxiety looms on all fronts and Americans are split — 49 percent to 49 percent — on whether “America’s best days are ahead of us or behind us.”
BALTIMORE (RNS) Reorienting the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ agenda so dramatically and after so many years of doing things the same way is not expected to be easy.
SALT LAKE CITY — Protesters rallied against the LDS church’s recent policy decisions involving same-sex couples and their children, and in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Mormons.
(RNS) The 208-year-old school calls the move part of “a bold new direction” as it vies to stop running big deficits and struggles to find a financially sustainable model.
(RNS) The Church that Christ founded on Peter should avoid becoming a loose confederacy of warring regional ecclesial jurisdictions.
WASHINGTON — The justices will decide whether tough new restrictions placed on abortion clinics and doctors in Texas constitute an “undue burden” on women seeking legal abortions and should be struck down.