VATICAN CITY (RNS) Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski was removed from his post in the Dominican Republic and recalled to the Vatican last August amid claims that he had abused boys in Santo Domingo.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The document said every bishops’ conference opposed “redefining” marriage between one man and one woman or even recognizing same-sex unions, but said the children of gay couples had the right to be baptized.
(RNS) The $1 billion relief agency has struggled since an earlier about-face on same-sex marriage, but recent moves signal a shift toward shoring up its evangelical base.
(RNS) Catholic leaders have carefully, if quietly, avoided doing anything to block gay couples from having their children baptized. But a new policy drafted by a Wisconsin bishop is prompting worries these baptisms may become a new battleground.
Heidi Thompson, a senior marketing executive with extensive experience working with faith-based communities, has been named Religion News Service’s new publisher after a national search.
(RNS) The Right Rev. Foley Beach was elected Saturday (June 21) to succeed Archbishop Robert Duncan as head of the Anglican Church in North America.
(RNS) The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently voted to remove Brewton-Parker College in Georgia from membership one year after it placed the school on probation over finances.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The House of Bishops (one of the three houses that governs the Church of England) bans gay clergy from marrying.