(RNS) At a teleconference Thursday (July 10), faith leaders asked Congress for emergency funds to help children who have entered the United States without lawful immigration papers and without a parent or guardian.
(RNS) Critics say the retailer should pull the item, which they consider insensitive to their faith.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “There are many challenges and much work ahead,” Australian Cardinal George Pell said. “The Holy Father has made it clear these changes should move forward expeditiously.”
(RNS) Religious exemption opponents claim it would relegate gays to second-class citizens. But religious institutions in the U.S. already enjoy exemptions to discriminate in hiring, including refusing to hire women in senior leadership.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The bank said the slump was due to extraordinary expenses, losses related to externally managed investment funds and fluctuations in the price of gold.
(RNS) Enrollment in Catholic schools across the country has been on a steady decline since the 1960s.
(RNS) I certainly don’t feel loved by this resolution, any more than any of us feels loved when members of another group tell us that they know better than we do what is right for us, and are prepared to help us see the light by causing us suffering.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Asked why Pope Francis’ first meeting with abuse victims included no Americans, even though the U.S. scandal prompted worldwide attention, the Vatican’s chief spokesman said it was “not such an easy thing to organize an event like this.”
RADNOR, Pa. (RNS) Newly minted Catholic priests often find themselves running a parish just two or three years after ordination. A new summer course aims to give them the business skills to make it work.