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N.C. Catholic dioceses quit church council over same-sex marriage amendment

WILMINGTON, N.C. — At a time when Pope Francis is calling for the church to give up its obsession with … Continued

Pope Francis stirs debate yet again with interview with an atheist Italian journalist

Pope Francis cranked up his charm offensive on the world outside the Vatican on Tuesday, saying in the second widely … Continued

A Jewish call for justice for prisoners in solitary

(Matt York/AP) For many of us in the Jewish community, the long-awaited breaking of the Yom Kippur fast signals the … Continued

N.C. clergy seek release of Senate report on torture

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Citing the need for transparency in the U.S. record on human rights, nearly 200 clergy and religious … Continued

Excerpts from Pope Francis’ explosive new interview

RNS () — In a lengthy, wide-ranging interview with journalists from his own Jesuit order, Pope Francis makes a number … Continued

On torture, the truth will set us free

With the death of British journalist David Frost, Americans were reminded of the impact that the Nixon tapes played toward … Continued

A prison of cruelty: End injustice in criminal justice system

(Matt York/AP) When some friends began talking to me about the need for prison reform a few years ago, I … Continued

Islamic TV station in England fined for inciting violence

CANTERBURY, England — Britain’s broadcasting watchdog has fined an Islamic TV channel 85,000 pounds  ($132,490) for inciting violence after a … Continued

Evangelicals: We will denounce those that block immigration reform

“We are announcing the Gospel that welcomes the stranger and we will denounce those that block immigration reform.” Some would … Continued

Atheists attack Star of David at Holocaust Memorial

They’ve tried (and failed) to strip “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance, eradicate the National Day of Prayer, and … Continued