(RNS) Chancellor Angela Merkel has some advice for defensive and fearful Germans who are concerned about Muslim immigration: Go back to church. That’s good advice for American Christians as well.
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(RNS) Debate has been the missing element time and again on a range of issues, from gun control and poverty to climate change.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) There are growing signs of exasperation with the pressure tactics of the traditionalists. But in the end, their arguments may trump any annoyance.
(RNS) The largest Protestant denomination in the United States is meeting this week, but it’s not as large as it was last year, or the year before. What’s going on?
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope — who took his name from St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of the environment — has made care for the environment a hallmark of his papacy.
(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.
(RNS) Feeling increasingly alienated and even persecuted, some Christians are adopting a favorite image from Scripture — that of the Babylonian captivity.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Anti-capital punishment activists say the time is ripe for promoting a culture of life.
(RNS) A three-word tweet from Pope Francis — in Latin — about inequality left some conservatives dazed and confused over Catholic teachings on economics, or rather Pope Francis’ interpretation of them.