The Vatican has given its backing to a central Rome square being named after Martin Luther, who was excommunicated by the pope nearly 500 years ago.
Pope Francis likes to get close to Catholics. But security agencies know they can’t “put him in a bubble” to keep him safe when he visits the U.S. next month.
The ecumenical monastic community of Taizé celebrated a triple anniversary this month. It has become the venue for an international exchange of diverse socio-cultural realities.
In her memoir, Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome, Reba Riley, who has called herself a “former Evangelical Poster Child,” describes her struggle to heal from wounds inflicted by institutional Christianity.
Azahy Ali Triana de la Peña began transitioning from man to woman in 2012. She feared how, or even if, she would be accepted in the Roman Catholic Church.
If you’re one of the nearly 1.5 million visitors expected in Philadelphia for the papal Mass Sept. 27 you may wonder about transportation during the event. Here are some answers.
Soul Seeing: "Thank you," I wrote to my dying dad in 1976. "Thank you for raising me on the farm."
"This saying is hard! Who can accept it?" That's the first-century public reaction to what Jesus was teaching in the Bread of Life discourse, but many women may well say the same of some of the ideas in the Letter to the Ephesians.
I spent two weeks in the ecumenical monastic community of Taizé this month alongside thousands of other pilgrims. Taizé recently celebrated three anniversaries.
The Peace Pulpit: "Jesus is telling us that for all of us who share in this banquet, this Eucharist ... we begin to live eternal life now."