WASHINGTON (RNS) U.S. Catholics always like their pope but often ignore Catholic teachings. Now, a new survey on Pope Francis’ first year finds that they “not only like the singer, they like the new song.”
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(RNS) While religious liberty remains a “core value” in Arizona, Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday, “so is non-discrimination.” And therein lies the balancing act that’s at the root of several other disputes.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new survey finds the rapid shift toward favoring LGBT rights in the past decade has a wide impact on American religious and political life.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The former archbishop of St. Louis blasted those “whose hearts are hardened against the truth” for trying to twist Francis’ words to their own ends.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Anticipation is mounting for a series of closed-door discussions on Thursday and Friday, when the cardinals will hold what are expected to be frank talks about issues such as contraception, cohabitation, gay marriage and whether divorced and remarried Catholics can receive Communion.
(RNS) A ruling by U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen sets the stage for a possible Supreme Court showdown, though cases from Utah and Oklahoma also are headed that way.
(RNS) SEATTLE (RNS) Mark Zmuda took a job as a teacher at Eastside Catholic School in part because he believed he could be a good Catholic role model. Two months ago, he was fired precisely because he did not measure up as a Catholic model: He married his male partner.
(RNS) “While I am not suggesting that President Obama is the Antichrist, the fact that he was able to propose such a sweeping change in God’s law … illustrates how a future world leader will be able to oppose God’s laws without any repercussions.”
(RNS) For now, a state considered as one of the most conservative in the nation, has joined the likes of California and New York where same-sex couples can legally wed. Legal experts say that even if a judge halts the weddings, the licenses that have already been issued will likely still be valid.