(RNS) The church and organized religion once led Gallup’s annual list of institutions rated with the highest levels of confidence. Not anymore.
Articles tagged “Catholic”
(RNS) Catholic Democrats and Republicans are miles apart on the cause and the urgency of global warming. Can the popular pope’s urgently written encyclical bridge the gap?
Prosecutors in Minnesota cite a “disturbing” pattern of systemic errors over decades in the leadership of the Archdiocese of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
(RNS) Church is “like an ice cream parlor” — we may stop by if we like the flavor, a new survey finds.
(RNS) A new demographic report looks at “the three most important indicators of ‘vitality’ for the Catholic Church” — the number of Catholics, the number of parishes, and the number of priests. Some indicators do not bode well for the church’s future.
(RNS) A practicing Catholic educated in parochial schools, O’Malley parts company with some of his church’s positions.
(RNS) Catholics and Mormons seem to be taking a wait-and-see attitude, Methodists plan to mull the next steps with BSA officials, and some LGBT-affirming church groups are welcoming the possible change.
South Florida Cuban exiles are divided over his move — aided by Pope Francis — to normalize relations with Cuba.
(RNS) The 2012 Catholic culture warrior on the campaign trail says the breakdown of the traditional man-woman family is America’s most urgent problem.