(RNS) A year and a half after unveiling a slip of papyrus that she dubbed the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” Harvard Bible scholar Karen King has released the results of long-delayed testing on the controversial fragment that appear to show it is not a modern forgery. But a host of questions remain.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, ” the pope said at an international conference.
(RNS) Less than three years after a new translation of the Catholic Mass was introduced, some U.S. church leaders are pushing to redo what many said were awkward phrasings; a survey just released shows the passage of time has only increased the dissatisfaction with the new liturgy.
(RNS) A transgender student at George Fox University has filed a formal complaint after being denied all-male housing on campus.
CHICAGO (RNS) More than a dozen adults who lived as children in the religious community tell of sexual and physical abuse in Jaime Prater’s documentary, “No Place to Call Home.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope’s statement ended months of speculation about the troubled bank’s future and endorsed a proposal developed by Cardinal George Pell, head of the Vatican’s new Secretariat for the Economy.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) To budget-strapped institutions and private owners, selling off art and artifacts sometimes seems the answer in an era of declining revenues and sagging fortunes.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) For the first time, viewers will be able to watch the historic canonizations of Pope John Paul II and John XXIII live in 3-D movie theaters in 20 countries across North and South America and Europe.
(RNS) The so-called “Francis effect” may be real, at least when it comes to clerical housing, and could be coming to a church near you. Here are some of the latest controversies over clerical lifestyles.