David Gibson | Religion News Service

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Where Does Catholic Doctrine End and Pastoral Practice Begin?

The doctrine-versus-disciple argument could occupy bishops for years, and it often has.

Raymond Cardinal Burke
Can the Catholic Church Change Its Teaching on Divorce?

Meet the U.S. cardinal who wants to prevent divorced Catholics from receiving communion.

Catholic Sisters v. the Koch Brothers

The “Nuns on the Bus” are traveling to 10 key U.S. Senate battleground states to tackle political “dark money.”

Is James Foley a Martyr?

The American journalist’s murder by the Islamic State has Christians debating whether he should be considered a martyr.

Vatican: Defrocked Diplomat Who Abused Children Could Face Extradition

Stripped of his diplomatic immunity, Jozef Wesolowski

 could be sent to the Dominican Republic, where he preyed on young boys.

Are Christians in America Facing a ‘Babylonian Exile’?

Feeling increasingly persecuted, conservative Christians turn to the biblical image of Babylonian captivity.