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No One Can Know Why Pope Benedict XVI Resigned

Michele Somerville | Posted 04.21.2013 | Religion
Michele Somerville

All we outside Vatican who cherish our church have to go by are hunches, beliefs, speculation, conjecture and opinions. We can examine the Ratzinger's legacy and theorize, but no one can know why he resigned. The pope is the pope, accountable to no one. Not even God.

Cardinal Tied To Sex Abuse Urged To Skip Papal Vote

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - A U.S. Catholic group has launched an online petition to keep a cardinal linked to a sex abuse scandal from attending...

Did Anything Really Change For Cardinal Mahony?

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The quake that hit Los Angeles last Thursday (Jan. 31) was an ecclesiastical one, but still pretty earth-shaking for the Catholic Church: After ...

Sexual Abuse And The Church: Everyone Knew Better

Michael D'Antonio | Posted 04.03.2013 | Religion
Michael D'Antonio

I often encounter people who wonder why, after three decades, the Church continues to be afflicted by scandal related to abuse cases, many of which are 20 or 30 years old. In the Los Angeles case, all the tragic truth could have come out years ago.

Arizona's Immigration Bill Is a Social and Racial Sin

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Arizona's SB 1070 must be named as a social and racial sin, and should be denounced as such by people of faith and conscience across the nation. This is not just about Arizona, but about what kind of country we want to be.

Faith Leaders Criticize Ariz. 'Anti-Immigrant' Bill

Religion News Service | By Adelle M. Banks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Religious leaders are outraged over a bill passed by Arizona legislators that criminaliz...

An Involuntary Lent

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

While I support the president's budget, it does not bring Easter morning to the country.