PHILADELPHIA (RNS) The sole session on homosexuality was given short shrift at the World Meeting of Families by a last-minute venue change to a much smaller space.
Articles tagged “Catholicism”
(RNS) A new survey offers an original way of viewing the spectrum of American Catholicism that Pope Francis will encounter this month on his first U.S. visit.
(RNS) The Vatican hosts two conferences on human trafficking and climate change this week, inviting many U.S. mayors to the event. What do human trafficking and climate change have to do with each other and with religion? Let us ‘Splain . . . .
(RNS) Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan, two lifelong Catholics behind “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” say their faith is such a part of their lives that not including it in the show would be dishonest.
(RNS) March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day. But was there a real St. Patrick? Did he drive the snakes out of Ireland or use the shamrock to explain the Trinity? Why should this fifth-century priest be remembered at all? Let us ‘Splain.
NEW YORK (RNS) “The analogy (to the IRA) is somewhat accurate,” said Archbishop Timothy Dolan, an Irish-American who on March 17 will serve as grand marshal of the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.
(RNS) A Napa Valley winery has always displayed its Catholic roots quietly, but a new “Cabernet FRANCis” is showing off its allegiance — and has gained some attention from il Papa himself.
(RNS) “This activity separates people from God and the human community, it is contrary to charity and goodness, and it places participants dangerously close to destructive works of evil,” the Archdiocese of Boston said.
(RNS) Everything you need to know about Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the 40-day period of reflection, penance and fasting in Lent.