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In 2018-19, 47% of Latinos identified as Catholic, down from 57% a decade ago.
Study finds US Latinos are no longer majority-Catholic. Here are some reasons why.
by: Alejandra Molina LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2019 (RNS) — Emmanuel Perez was about 15 years old when he decided the Catholic faith was not for him. Perez’s cousin hadRead More
Vice President Joe Biden was denied Communion at a Catholic church in South Carolina...
Has denying Communion lost its political luster?
by: Jack JenkinsNov. 5, 2019 (RNS) — When Catholic bishops threatened to deny Communion to then-presidential candidate John Kerry in 2004 over his abortion stance, the ensuing media frenzy wasRead More
"I invite you not to neglect, if possible, a visit and prayer to the cemetery.”
Pope Francis: This Halloween, take time to reflect on the ‘three deaths’
by: Claire Giangravé VATICAN CITY, Nov. 1, 2019 (RNS) — For many, Halloween is mostly a fun opportunity to slip into a spooky costume, indulge in sugary delights or letRead More
[T]his form of pastoral malpractice does immeasurable damage to individuals, institutions and faith communities.
Opinion: Communion should be personal, not political
by: Paul O’DonnellOct. 31, 2019 (RNS) — Joe Biden is a proud Catholic. He carries a rosary to remember his late son Beau, and as recent headlines show, he attendsRead More
“We haven’t yet comprehended what women mean for the church and we stay in the functional side” he (Pope Francis) said...
As Amazon synod closes, bishops ask the Pope to allow some married priests
by: Claire Giangravé VATICAN CITY, Oct. 26, 2019 (RNS) – Bishops voted on the final document of their Vatican summit (Oct. 6-27) on the Pan-Amazonian region on Saturday, taking preliminaryRead More
Trump beat Clinton by 25 points among rural white Catholics in Pennsylvania.
Opinion: Why Joe Biden, blue-collar Catholic icon, may not be enough for the Dems to win
by: Ryan Burge Oct. 22, 2019 (RNS) — It’s long been established that Donald Trump is supported by a tremendous share of white evangelical Protestants, and a poll from JulyRead More
The United States is steadily becoming less Christian and the number of people with no religion is rising.
Pew report: Older US Christians being quickly replaced by young ‘nones’
by: Yonat Shimron Oct. 17, 2019 (RNS) — The United States is steadily becoming less Christian and the number of people with no religion is rising. Those are the twinRead More
More than 100,000 kids are currently waiting for foster homes in this country...
Opinion: As fostering reaches crisis point, activists make it a pro-life issue
by: Charles C. Camosy Oct. 9, 2019 (RNS) — Most of us have a vague idea that there is a significant need for foster parents. As someone familiar with theRead More