(AP) — As turmoil spreads through the Middle East, American Jews and Muslims have been forming alliances to build trust and seek solidarity in more ambitious ways than in the past, a sharp contrast to the violence engulfing their homelands this week.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) — Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego criticized both extremes in the fight over religious freedom and called for public consensus based on solidarity to heal our nation in this hyper-partisan age.
(RNS) — The Rev. Eric S.C. Manning hopes to visit Texas church members because 'when trauma happens sometimes those who have gone through it are able to provide a little bit more of an encouragement.'
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Francis paid tribute to Middle East Christians who have clung to their faith during persecution by Islamist militants, saying there are more Christians martyrs now than in the Church's early days.
(RNS) “History has shown time and time again that when one minority group is oppressed with impunity, others soon face the same fate,” wrote Bishop Declan Lang.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) "My thoughts go out to all the children today who are killed and mistreated, be it those even before they are born who are deprived of the generous love of their parents and buried in the egoism of a culture that does not love...
(RNS) Catholicism’s social justice teachings have often been called the church’s "best-kept secret,'' and after Thursday night’s vice-presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan that may still be the case. A...