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ROME — Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be formally declared saints on April 27, 2014, the Vatican … Continued
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Last week an Azusa professor revealed that he is a transgender person who is going through a divorce from as he seeks a legal name change and gender transition.
“Five years ago, I would have been afraid of saying anything like what the pope said in his [recent] interview,” says … Continued
Pope Francis is expected Monday to announce the date when he will make saints of two of contemporary Catholicism’s most … Continued
AP Photo/Brendan McDermid, Pool — AP photo Hasan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addresses the 68th United … Continued
WASHINGTON — Conservatives are rallying around a House bill designed to protect religious people who advocate for traditional marriage — … Continued
RNS () — Shortly after teenagers beat up a Columbia University physician Saturday (Sept. 21), a Muslim woman was attacked … Continued
RNS () — Catholic military chaplains cannot be forced to witness or bless a same-sex marriage, nor are they allowed … Continued
WASHINGTON — After decades of glum trends — fewer priests, fewer parishes — the Catholic Church in the United States … Continued
Women chant anti-government slogans during a demonstration in Idlib in northern Syria. (Rodrigo Abd — AP) Syria has been embroiled … Continued
In Iran, Baha’is are regularly imprisoned and even executed for practicing their faith.
WASHINGTON — Meet “Our Lady of Perpetual Exhaustion,” a saint everyone probably can relate to. The chaos of everyday life … Continued
ROME — Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, responding to a noted atheist mathematician and philosopher who had criticized his handling of … Continued