CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy (RNS) The silence that hangs over Castel Gandolfo is, according to the locals, principally the result of Pope Francis’ absence.
(RNS) The letter from evangelicals says that 230,000 “pro-life Christians” have contacted the Environmental Protection Agency in support of the plan.
(RNS) Lottery participants can buy a total of 10 passes per each day of the pope’s visit. Customers taking SEPTA to work and those traveling to see the pope will have equal chances of winning.
PARIS (RNS) His German Catholic diocese wants to make him responsible for almost $5 million in losses incurred during the luxury makeover of his residence and office.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The idea is to mobilize lay people in the D.C. area to take on prayers, social action projects or community service, building on the momentum of Francis’ first apostolic visit to the U.S.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Among the 10 U.S. mayors to sign the declaration: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee and New Orleans Mayor Mitchell Landrieu.
(RNS) Growing conservative disaffection with Pope Francis appears to be taking a toll on his once Teflon-grade popularity in the U.S.
(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) The priest said he had never intended to make his sexual orientation an issue or to advocate for gay Catholics. But he said he has decided to welcome the opportunity that the crisis presented him.