ROME (RNS) Catholic bishops condemned the detour of the traditional procession, which carried a statue of the Madonna past the house of 82-year-old Peppe Mazzagatti, a Mafia boss under house arrest.
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(RNS) Local officials in Florida this week rejected an atheist monument proposed for a courthouse lawn, another example of the hurdles religious minorities will face as they continue to press for equal access to displays on public lands.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) The Satanic Temple wants to erect a 7-foot-tall statue of a seated Satan flanked by two children on the grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A bronze statue of civil rights heroine Rosa Parks was unveiled Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol, a day for fellow members of her African Methodist Episcopal Church to celebrate one of their own among the pantheon of American heroes.
SILAD, Mexico (RNS) Times have changed to such a degree in Mexico that politicians now seek out the pope and prelates for support. Even so, the hostility of some in Mexico City shows how far the relationship has yet to go between Mexico and the Catholic Church. By David Agren.