RNS () — The rite of baptism got big press as Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby christened Prince George, a … Continued
Some day, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge will become the leader of the Church of England. First, he needed to … Continued
LA PUENTE, Calif. — A Southern California preacher who was briefly detained after protesting outside an Iranian prison was expected … Continued
ROME — Vatican officials say they expect next year’s celebration for the canonizations of former popes John Paul II and … Continued
RNS () — President Obama may not attend church most Sundays, but a new book reveals the Bible verses and … Continued
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican on Tuesday quashed hopes that there might be some wiggle room on one of its … Continued
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican served tea and cucumber sandwiches Tuesday as it launched its first cricket club, an initiative … Continued
RNS () — In the Bible, few dine alone. Small wonder that Christians and Jews see sharing a meal with … Continued
RNS () — My child ate today. Breakfast was pancakes and sausage. Walking to school I said, “If you don’t … Continued
NEW YORK — The great and the good — and lots of politicians and TV pundits, too — gathered Thursday … Continued
Pope Francis offers contributes to renewal of Catholic-Jewish relations in the form of a personal e-mail.
BAYONNE, N.J. — — The judge who declared same-sex marriage legal in New Jersey was raised a Catholic in Bayonne, … Continued
RNS () — Even though the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez had a 3.9 GPA in high school, his teachers kept pushing … Continued
RNS () — The Council on American-Islamic Relations has hired a Jewish filmmaker and interfaith activist as executive director of … Continued
RNS () — From Julie Andrews’ performance as Maria in the 1965 film “The Sound of Music” to Meryl Streep’s … Continued
The hub of Christianity is not “do something for Jesus.” The hub of Christianity is “Jesus has done everything for you.” And my fear is that too many people, both inside and outside the church, have heard our “do more, try harder” sermons and pleas for intensified devotion and concluded that the focus of the Christian faith is the work that we do instead of the work God has done for us in the person of Jesus.
Principal Orlando Taylor believed he was doing the right thing last week when he sent a letter home announcing to … Continued
Francis is seen as a pope who is seeking to liberate Catholicism from its own pretensions.