NEW YORK (RNS) The Catholic League will not march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade down Fifth Avenue, and Cardinal Timothy Dolan is still taking most of the heat.
The Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio have selected Dr. Richard A. Paat and hospital executive James W. Pope to receive the 2014 Franciscan Awards at their annual Gala on September 27, 2014.
(RNS) Both men contracted Ebola while caring for patients in Monrovia, Liberia, while working for missionary groups.
The battle that rages within us all is of a sort so different and so unlike any other warfare. Weakness, humility, yielding, helplessness are all weapons that bring victory. Aggression, cleverness, deception and power avail nothing.
(RNS) The triple murders shocked Christians worldwide and ignited calls for the protection of sisters worldwide. The nuns were reportedly beaten and killed with a knife. One nun was decapitated.
(RNS) A new group of progressive evangelicals is trying to persuade other Christians to support same-sex marriage.
In a series of brief meditations, Toledo author and psychotherapist Kevin Anderson finds extraordinary wisdom hidden in the ordinary happenings of “Noble Nature” — in rocks and trees, shooting stars and seashores, blizzards and bees, and in a wide assortment of other natural amazements.
I do not know how the fact that James Taylor has some sort of “flaw” in his character makes “Fire and Rain” a bad song. I don’t care if Elton John is gay and I don’t see how that affects “Tiny Dancer.” In fact I don’t see how it affects me at all.
(RNS) In November, Sister Maureen Fiedler hand-delivered a letter to Pope Francis’ ambassador in Washington, D.C., urging the pontiff to renounce a series of 15th-century church documents that justify the colonization and oppression of indigenous peoples. She doesn’t know if the letter made it to the Vatican. But she’s hopeful a recent resolution by the […]
Now, with the Islamic State on the march in the Middle East, leaving a trail of horrifying brutality and bloodshed that has shocked the world, some of Pope Benedict’s allies on the Catholic right are saying, in effect, “He told you so.”