SEATTLE, Wash. (RNS) Mark Zmuda claims that as vice principal of Eastside Catholic School, his duties were “purely administrative and unrelated to any religious practice or activity.” He filed suit in King County Superior Court against and the school and the Archdiocese of Seattle.
ROME (RNS) “The reality that John Paul II was a saint became increasingly apparent to me in the years I worked together with him,” Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI said.
FALLS VILLAGE, Conn. (RNS) Nehirim, which develops programs, campus events, and advocacy work for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Jewish community, began hosting retreats at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center as a way for gay Jews to celebrate their dual identities.
(RNS) David Hellman admitted to traveling with seven co-conspirators from New York to a New Jersey warehouse with the intention of forcing a Jewish man to give his wife a divorce document known under Jewish law as a “get.”
“We cannot be resigned to these divisions as if they were merely an inevitable part of the historical experience of the Church. If Christians ignore the call to unity which comes to them from the Lord, they risk ignoring the Lord himself.” – Pope Francis, addressing leaders from the World Council of Churches
(RNS) Find out where you can find a hunky Jesus but where you won’t find Noah. Fulton Sheen may be one step closer to sainthood, and you may be one step closer to having your wedding look like a Wes Anderson flick. Or not.
(RNS) As complaints near record highs, the EEOC is making its guidelines for religious workplace accommodation elaborately clear.
(RNS) Many people think of the Dalai Lama as the personification of peace and love. But some Buddhist protesters say he’s a hypocritical “dictator.”
(RNS) The pope faces a torrent of criticism from victims advocates and others who noted that Francis did not apologize for the abuse, has not disciplined any bishops and has yet to meet with any abuse victims.