Jean Vanier is gone, but his Christian model for living alongside the disabled takes root

There are seven Friendship Houses in the U.S. and one in Scotland. The one in Fayetteville, North Carolina, opened late last year, and is the newest and most novel. It is intended to allow students in health care professions the opportunity to learn from disabled people.

With her life on hold, an immigrant woman marks two years in sanctuary

Juana Luz Tobar Ortega spends her days at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church sewing pillow covers, sculpting clay cups and bowls and cooking pupusas and tamales.

What to do about ordination? A gay divinity school student ponders her future

Spencer Cullom undertook the yearslong process to become ordained in the United Methodist Church. She hoped that her denomination would drop its restrictions against LGBTQ clergy and allow her to follow that call. But she knew that might not happen.

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris ravaged by fire

The 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris appeared engulfed in smoke Monday evening (April 15).