PARIS (Reuters) One of the few cartoonists to survive an Islamist militant attack on France’s Charlie Hebdo journal is leaving the publication, saying he can no longer bear the pressure.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) The ceremony highlighted Pope Francis’ drive to help embattled Christian communities in the Middle East.
From the trial’s courtroom start on March 4, the defense team acknowledged his involvement in the bombings. The big question from day one was which sentence the jury would choose.
(RNS) After a monthlong media blackout, U.S. nuns are talking about the Vatican investigation that ended abruptly last month. Just don’t call it a “win.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) At a relatively young 57, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is widely seen as a man on the move within the hierarchy, eligible to vote in papal conclaves for the next 23 years.
(RNS) Allowing Southern Baptist missionaries to speak in tongues, or have what some SBC leaders call a “private prayer language,” speaks to the growing strength of Pentecostal churches in Africa, Asia and South America, where Southern Baptists are competing for converts.
(RNS) A university found a way for an Orthodox Jewish student to speak at a Saturday commencement, despite the restrictions of Shabbat.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Harvard political scientist Robert Putnam says churches are “entirely focused” on abortion and same-sex marriage. The numbers tell a different story.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Israel’s Foreign Ministry representative said the government was “disappointed by the decision.”