ROME (RNS) From a war-torn homeland to a hellish camp on a Greek island, the Muslim families are now living in the sheltering shadow of the Vatican.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) Muslim groups say Sen. Ted Cruz and his Capitol Hill staff refused to see them during an annual lobbying day
(RNS) The best-selling Christian author wanted to tap into the same longing for heroism and adventure his book “Wild at Heart” did 15 years ago.
(RNS) Jewish and Israeli leaders said the UNESCO resolution not only champions the Palestinian view of the conflict but ignores the site's significance to Jews.
New Zealand's government earlier this month agreed to register a marriage celebrant after the group was deemed to comply with the country's regulations.
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BERLIN — The party is profiting from popular angst about how Germany can cope with an influx of migrants, over a million of whom arrived last year.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Rev. William Barber was escorted off an American Airlines plane after reacting to “disparaging remarks” from another passenger.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff's dramatic gesture capped a lightning visit, with Orthodox Christian leaders, to a Greek island that had a politically-charged...
"If anyone thinks that greeting someone is getting involved in politics, I recommend that he look for a psychiatrist," Francis laughingly told reporters.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) In the end, the Democratic candidate got something almost as good as a pope picture: blanket news coverage and a chance to deliver his stump...
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) " The lions are precious and must be protected,” said a Catholic priest.
(RNS) "There are few places in modern thought that rival the depth and insight of the church’s moral teachings on the market economy," Sanders said.
Sierra Leone has one of the world's highest maternal mortality rates with some 10 percent resulting from unsafe abortions, according to a 2013 report.
He'll speak to a Vatican council on economic justice but says the church is not endorsing his presidential run days ahead of the primary in Catholic-rich New...