WASHINGTON (RNS) The absolutism of polarized abortion activists on both sides betrays the more ambivalent views of rank-and-file Americans.
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(RNS) As liberal Catholics eulogize the former New York governor, who famously elaborated a position by which Catholics pols could be “personally opposed” to abortion while still supporting abortion rights, it’s worth considering whether today’s conservative Catholics are benefiting from that same rationale when it comes to other policies.
NEW YORK (RNS) For decades, the outspoken Rev. Frank Pavone has often clashed as much with his own bishops as he has with abortion-rights foes.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican once talked about the “gifts and qualities” of LGBT Catholics. Now, church leaders want to know how to help families where someone has “homosexual tendencies.”
STRASBOURG, France (RNS) Europe seems “somewhat elderly and haggard” and feels “less and less a protagonist” in the world, Pope Francis warned the European Parliament.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope has condemned the assisted suicide movement, which he considers to be a symptom of today’s “throw-away culture” that views the sick and elderly as a drain on society.
(RNS) Tennessee approved a constitutional amendment that will give more power to state lawmakers to regulate and restrict abortion.
(RNS) Seven churches in California received notifications from their insurers that elective surgical abortion coverage would be required as part of their employee health plans.
NEW YORK (RNS) Groeschel was an outspoken opponent of abortion and was quick to defend the church against what he saw as unfair criticism. But his critique of media coverage of the clergy sex abuse scandals also landed him in hot water.