VATICAN CITY (RNS) Should families welcome their gay son and his partner home at Christmas? Lay Catholics say yes, and one leading cardinal calls it “evil.”
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(RNS) “We have to repeat the doctrine, but the pastoral practice is what we are talking about. That’s why we are having a synod,” says Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) To some, the puzzle surrounding the Shroud of Turin was solved when laboratories in the U.S., England and Switzerland determined through carbon dating that it originated around 1260 to 1390. To others, it remains a mystery.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Argentine pope is currently the 5-2 favorite to win the award, which will be announced by the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway, on Friday.
(RNS) Throughout the history of the church, apostles and bishops and theologians have often clashed, publicly and sometimes fiercely, to reach a conclusion on the very essentials of the faith.
(RNS) Public disagreements over whether the Roman Catholic Church can change its teachings on Communion for remarried Catholics are growing sharper on the eve of a major Vatican summit.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican said that the pope had taken the “onerous decision” to replace the bishop for “serious pastoral reasons.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis has made a habit of personally answering letters sent to him from around the world — but not from a group of two dozen Italian women who say they are married to or involved with Catholic priests.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) A bishop from the Dominican Republic was recently reported saying he was shocked to see former Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski walking freely on the streets of central Rome.