VATICAN CITY (RNS) The chief impetus for the Feb. 12 meeting is the need for a joint response to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. The Russian leader, Patriarch Kirill, needs to reassure his own flock that he won’t be focused on reuniting with Catholicism after a 1,000-year schism.
Articles tagged “Roman Catholic”
(RNS) The Church that Christ founded on Peter should avoid becoming a loose confederacy of warring regional ecclesial jurisdictions.
(RNS) Pataki is Roman Catholic but has frequently taken stances that conflict with Catholic teaching.
(RNS) Unlike Christianity, Judaism and Islam, historically all led by men, or the philosophies of the East such as Buddhism where male scholars and monks dominate, folk religions are often practiced and led by women.
(RNS) Old churches in Kosovo like the one in Gjonaj are reminders of the country’s deep-rooted Christian history, one some locals would like to resurrect.
Many in the Muslim-majority nation held that Ibrahim should never have become a Christian because her father was a Muslim.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The number of Roman Catholic adherents in England and Wales fell by more than 90,000 in 2012, despite a wave of immigrants from Poland and other Eastern European countries with historically Catholic backgrounds.
(RNS) Pope Francis was once “dazzled” by a young woman he met as a seminarian and even considered abandoning his vocation, he reveals in a newly uncovered interview.