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  • Vatican: Catholics shouldn't try to convert Jews

    • Dec 10, 2015

    ROME — Fifty years after the first major Catholic document rejecting anti-Semitism, the Vatican released a new document on Thursday reiterating that Catholics shouldn’t try to convert Jews and calling for a joint effort in the fight against religious discrimination. Jewish leaders on hand for the Thursday presentation largely welcomed

  • Vatican appoints a new bishop to lead breakaway US Anglicans

    Vatican appoints a new bishop to lead breakaway US Anglicans

    • Nov 25, 2015

    Pope Francis has given a group of breakaway North American Anglicans who joined the Catholic Church en masse a new leader, naming the first bishop to lead the small but growing movement within US Catholicism. The Rev. Steven Lopes, a San Francisco priest who has worked in the Vatican’s Congregation for

  • Nigeria showcases the promise — and the peril — of Muslim/Christian friendship

    • Aug 29, 2015

    ABUJA, Nigeria — Whenever the subject of Christian/Muslim relations in Nigeria arises, the inevitable tendency is for the conversation to begin and end with the militant Islamic terrorist movement Boko Haram. Sometimes lost in the shuffle is that for every story of religiously driven violence, however, Nigeria also features remarkable

  • Pope Francis and the ambivalence of popularity

    • Mar 29, 2015

    If Pope Francis were the President of the United States, he would now be on the other side of his first midterm election, having marked his two-year anniversary on March 13, and all indications are his party would have done exceptionally well. The pope’s poll numbers remain sky-high, with the

  • King Richard III of England is reburied in Leicester Cathedral

    • Mar 26, 2015

    LEICESTER, England — For an English monarchy that has lasted more than 1,000 years, there have been few more improbable occasions than the ceremony here Thursday for the reburial of perhaps the most bloodstained and violent of its medieval sovereigns, King Richard III, a Catholic king who was slain in

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  • Is the pope’s view of Ukraine blurred by ‘ecumenical correctness’?

    • Feb 5, 2015

    Whenever a conflict breaks out in some corner of the world, popes generally strive to remain neutral so they can act as potential healers and mediators. On the other hand, popes also are expected to have the back of their own flock if they’re the ones under fire. Striking the