WASHINGTON (RNS) Hispanic Catholics are less likely than evangelicals to attend weekly worship services, pray daily or take a literal view of the Bible, according to a new survey.
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope’s remarks represented a departure of sorts for Francis, who has kept a relative silence on the issue as he tried to redirect the church’s energies toward combating poverty and income inequality.
(RNS) The potential for a robust alliance between the White House and the nation’s largest church fizzled almost from the start of Obama’s candidacy in 2007, and a relationship that started badly went downhill when he was elected.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The former archbishop of St. Louis blasted those “whose hearts are hardened against the truth” for trying to twist Francis’ words to their own ends.
(RNS) Researcher say the decline in both the abortion rate and the number of abortions was likely to do with the recession and increased use of contraception.
(RNS) Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho is hosting “Celebrate Roe” parties throughout the region to commemorate “reproductive justice.” It’s a tradition started by Mary Wissink 41 years ago.
NEW YORK (RNS) After years of tensions with various bishops, Priests for Life founder Frank Pavone has complied with demands to straighten out the group’s finances and to become accountable to his home diocese in New York.
(RNS) “We march because 56 million Americans never had a chance to experience snow,” the March for Life’s Twitter account posted Tuesday, referring to the estimated number of abortions since the 1973 Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal nationwide.
(RNS) What will the two leaders talk about? What issues will they avoid? With Pope Francis, anything is possible, but here are some initial ideas on how the summit could play out.