DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) Harvey’s 2014 book, “Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation,” has led to speaking engagements at United Church of Christ gatherings, Presbyterian assemblies and college campuses.
(RNS) The latest missives in the culture wars have come from different sides of Christianity over, of all things, the new design of the Starbucks red cup.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Speaking to followers in St. Peter’s Square, the pontiff criticized revelations made in two books published last week that explore Francis’ efforts to overhaul financial mismanagement within the Vatican walls.
ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) The resolution calls for congregations to offer cultural training for religious school staff, sermons on transgender issues and gender-neutral restrooms.
ROME (RNS) Journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi’s new book, “Merchants in the Temple,” has inevitably angered the Vatican. But the author is confident that exposing the inner workings of the Holy See is the right thing to do.
NEW YORK (RNS) Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga said he expects the pontiff to travel to the U.S. border with Mexico when he visits that country in February — a stop that could fuel further criticism of the pontiff from conservative Catholics opposed to the church’s support for immigration reform.
NEW YORK (RNS) Despite intense opposition from some conservatives and new revelations of financial scandals in the Vatican, Pope Francis is at peace with his reformist course, says Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga.
(RNS) Their Muslim traditions, they say, prohibit women other than their wives or relatives from touching them.