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But even she was shocked by the persistence of Catholic bias...
In fight over Protestant-only foster agency, lawsuit asks: Who is a Christian
by: Yonat Shimron, Feb 25, 2019 (RNS) — Growing up in the South, Aimee Maddonna was aware of its jaundiced views of Catholics. But even she was shocked by theRead More
Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis' top financial adviser and the Vatican's economy minister, bowed his head...
Most senior Catholic charged with child sex abuse convicted in Australia
by: Rod McGuirk, Feb 25, 2019 MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic cleric ever charged with child sex abuse has been convicted of molesting two choirboys moments afterRead More
Pope Francis called for the eradication of abuse both inside and outside the Catholic Church.
Pope Francis calls for “all-out battle” against child sex abuse
by: Jack Jenkins, Feb 24, 2019 VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In his final address to nearly 190 bishops attending this week’s Vatican summit on sex abuse, Pope Francis called forRead More
“Files that could have documented the terrible deeds and named those responsible were destroyed, or not even created,”
At Vatican summit, talk of destroyed files riles bishops’ critics
by: Jack Jenkins, Feb 23, 2019 VATICAN CITY (RNS) — On a day packed with emotion and unusually direct criticism of the Catholic church hierarchy, victims of church abuse respondedRead More
Francis admitted to the problem for the first time in public during a news conference...
Pope publicly acknowledges clergy sexual abuse of nuns
by: Nicole Winfield, Feb 5, 2019 ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) – Pope Francis publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and vowed to do moreRead More
Pope Francis urged religious leaders to work together to reject the
Pope in historic UAE visit urges faith leaders to reject war
by: The Associated Press, Feb 4, 2019 ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Pope Francis urged religious leaders to work together to reject the “miserable crudeness” of war asRead More
It is the best when the schools and (church) sponsors determine the dress code for students
Kenyan Supreme Court overturns ruling allowing hijab in Christian schools
by: Fredrick Nzwili, Jan 30, 2019 NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) – An emotional debate over whether Muslim students may wear hijab in Christian schools took a new turn last week (Jan.Read More