JERUSALEM (RNS) Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal told journalists that Pope Francis’ pilgrimage to Jordan and the Palestinian-ruled West Bank will take place, even if the Israeli foreign ministry strike continues.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Vatican sources confirmed Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst met with the pontiff at the Apostolic Palace but released no information about what the two men discussed.
World Vision may have gone back to the status quo, but the larger issue of how religious institutions will handle a growing acceptance of same-sex marriage will not go away. If anything, this is just the beginning.
(RNS) The Rev. Sue Pinnington chose to spend her sabbatical exploring the roles of women bishops in hopes that she can bring back what she learned about leadership to members of the Church of England.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) According to an official statement from the Vatican, Pope Francis and President Obama discussed immigration reform and “the exercise of the rights to religious freedom, life and conscientious objection.”
(RNS) After announcing earlier this week that it would no longer define marriage as between a man and a woman in its employee conduct manual, Christian relief organization World Vision reversed course on Wednesday (March 26).
(RNS) The news that Pope Francis has fired the German churchman known as “Bishop Bling” set off speculation that other dismissals could be in the offing. Don’t hold your breath. Here’s why.
(RNS) Why are so many Catholic schools in the top ranks of NCAA men’s basketball? It may have a lot to do with the Irish potato famine, American nativism and 20th-century Italian demographics.
(RNS) Officials at Timberlake Christian School said the child’s clothing and behavior were inappropriate.