(RNS) As a historical fixture in American culture, anti-Catholicism not only made the idea of papal visits inopportune; it also made any association with the papacy a serious liability.
Articles tagged “immigration”
MADRID (Reuters) Spain’s parliament on Thursday passed a law allowing descendants of Sephardic Jews to gain nationality, more than five centuries after their ancestors were expelled from the country.
ST. LOUIS – Members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops kicked off their annual spring assembly by denouncing racism as an “evil.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Want to know what Pope Francis will say to Congress in September? A top adviser offers a preview.
(RNS) Even before recent attacks in Paris and Copenhagen, Swedish Jews were already more afraid of wearing Jewish symbols in public than Jews in Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia and the United Kingdom.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Here’s how you can discover the states and cities where people’s views blow hot or cold on these divisive issues, and where there’s some “surprising consensus.”
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) The Jewish Agency said 12 Danish Jews migrated to Israel in 2014. In contrast, more than 7,000 French Jews made Aliyah, or emigrated to Israel.
MIAMI (RNS) Some Christian leaders are disappointed to see how quickly others are running away from immigration in the wake of Obama’s decision.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) Whenever politicians try to cite the Bible to support their specific policies, Americans should be nervous.