VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Polish ex-nuncio — as Vatican ambassadors are called — had been due to stand trial on charges he paid for sex with children during his time in the Dominican Republic.
(RNS) Cruz’s campaign against Planned Parenthood may be an effort to capture the evangelical base away from other contenders.
(RNS) In a turnabout from recent years of tension with Rome, the Catholic sisters — led by Sister Simone Campbell — will go on the road to promote social justice themes that are also dear to the pontiff.
ROME (RNS) But security agencies protecting the pope on his upcoming U.S. trip know they can’t “put him in a bubble, and he doesn’t want to be in a bubble,” says Kenneth F. Hackett, U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.
AHIYA, West Bank —The increasingly radical Jewish militants who target Palestinians are the latest front in Israel’s struggle against terrorism. Israeli security authorities estimate hundreds belong to these groups.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Signatories of the new letter say a 2007 memo is being cited by some government-funded groups to refuse medical care to some sexual abuse victims or discriminate against LGBT employees.
(RNS) The views of Catholic activist Dorothy Day, Jewish thinker Moses Maimonides, Protestant theologian Reinhold Niebuhr and Rabbi Stephen Wise largely contrast with the 2016 GOP presidential candidates.
JERUSALEM (RNS) A group of modern Orthodox rabbis established a more welcoming conversion court to serve the 350,000 non-Jewish Russian immigrants and their descendants who consider themselves Jewish, but are not recognized as such by the Israeli government.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope was photographed holding a Spanish-language sign with the message “It’s time for dialogue between Argentina and the UK about the Falklands.”