VATICAN CITY (RNS) Catholic leaders called for “a fair, legally binding and truly transformational climate agreement” ahead of next month’s U.N. climate change conference.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) After three momentous weeks, a divided gathering of global bishops reached a compromise that also gives Pope Francis room to pursue his reform agenda.
(RNS) Fifty years ago, the Roman Catholic Church rejected the charge that the Jewish people are responsible for Jesus’ death, an accusation used for centuries to justify the persecution of Jews.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Words create worlds,” as one archbishop put it, and if bishops pushing for new language on remarried Catholics and gays and lesbians carry the day it could reshape the church’s approach.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Archbishop Mark Coleridge can tell you how frustrating it is to find a working printer in the Vatican, and who is wining and dining and snoring and boring. But there’s a deeper goal behind his chatty posts.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican on Wednesday categorically denied a story from an Italian newspaper that Pope Francis has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, calling the report “unfounded” and “seriously irresponsible.”
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Goodall, 81, is working with children to help unite religious and spiritual communities to ‘live in peace and harmony with each other as well as nature.’
ROME (RNS) The American bishops taking part in a Vatican summit on family life stay at a huge seminary built on a hill overlooking St. Peter’s Basilica. But given the latest round of public sniping, it may not be big enough.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) But even as leaders of this young and dynamic church wield newfound influence, there are questions about whether their contributions can help the synod reach an elusive agreement this week.