ROME (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday (May 7) blasted Catholics who, hewing to old-school versions of liturgy like the Latin Mass, have made an ideological battleground of the issue, decrying what he described as devil-inspired divisiveness in the...
When it comes to Roe v. Wade, some pro-choice voices have a jihadism problem. Posting...
(RNS) — “You know God the Father, but God is your Mother too.” That’s how Teresa Kim Pecinovsky’s children’s book “Mother God” begins. The picture book, with beautiful, vibrant illustrations by artist Khoa Le, was published in March by Beaming...
In March, the State of Texas sent investigators to Amber and Adam Briggle’s home, saying...
(RNS) — Abortion, after all, was already on our radar. Many religious groups and individuals — not to mention secular activists, politicians and the media — have been gearing up for months for the possibility that the Supreme Court...
Conservative Supreme Court justices are rewriting our Constitution. The leaked draft of Justice Alito’s majority...
(RNS) — In reading the first reactions from Washington, it’s hard to tell which is the bigger shocker in Politico’s publication of a purported leaked draft of a majority opinion by Justice Samuel Alito, apparently overturning Roe v. Wade. On...
(RNS) — For the first time in memory, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has brought the politics of Orthodox Christianity to widespread attention in America.  From The New York Times, Washington Post and the Atlantic to CNN and FOX News, reportage and...
Paula Patrick, a conservative judge in Philadelphia perhaps best known for being on the wrong...
(RNS) — In July 2021 Stewart Ruch III, bishop of the Anglican Church in North America’s Upper Midwest Diocese, went on leave after making what he called “regrettable errors” in handling cases of abuse in the diocese. By that time,...