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RNS () — The owner of the Hobby Lobby craft store chain, under fire because his stores did not carry … Continued

Archbishop won’t deny communion to Irish pols over abortion bill

CANTERBURY, England — Irish Catholic politicians and Parliament members who voted for a controversial law that allows abortion under certain … Continued

Church of England under fire for potential fracking profits

CANTERBURY, England — First it was payday lending; now fracking. Last month, the Church of England acknowledged and regretted investing … Continued

Mumford & Sons: Hootenanny for the soul

“Listen to the words,” the young woman behind me stage-whispered to her chatty date. “Are you listening?” He wasn’t. But … Continued

Finding hope and wholeness in my son’s return to Africa

BLANTYRE, Malawi — Look for a billboard on the right and a sign on your left. There’s a dirt road. … Continued

One pope, two books, countless opinions

In his two months as leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, Pope Francis has captured the imagination not … Continued