VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis summoned the cardinals to Rome to discuss one of his signature themes: shifting the church’s approach on controversial topics like divorce and remarriage, cohabitation, gay marriage and contraception.
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NEW YORK (RNS) “For the image of God exists in all human beings: black and white; rich and poor; straight and gay; conservative and liberal; victim and perpetrator; citizen and undocumented; believer and unbeliever,” the Imago Dei campaign states.
(RNS) Here are five broader insights that this wide-ranging interview revealed about Pope Francis — and why they will be keys to reading his pontificate, and perhaps the future of Catholicism.
(RNS) Leaders representing most of the nation‚'s 57,000 Catholic nuns on Friday (June 1) said a Vatican crackdown on their group was based on “unsubstantiated” allegations, and caused “scandal and pain'' in the church. By David Gibson.