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It's A Vatican Whodunit: Who Took The Bishops' Books?

The Associated Press | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 02.27.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A whodunit is making the rounds at the Vatican. The publisher of a book on traditional Catholic marriage is crying foul, sayi...

Chicago's Archbishop Cupich Says Will Not Deny Pro-Choice Politicians Communion

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.01.2014 | Religion

Less than two weeks into his new job as the leader of Chicago’s 2.2 million Catholics, Blase Cupich sat down with CBS News to share his opinions on ...

May Catholic Supporters Of Marriage Equality Receive Communion?

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 06.16.2013 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

This was the question put to Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit, who answered in the negative. To resolve this question in absolute terms, we need to know more about the Archbishop was thinking.

Habemus Papam: Memo To The New Pope

Bekeh Utietiang | Posted 05.13.2013 | Religion
Bekeh Utietiang

What makes us church is love, and may that love guide your actions. You can always be assured of my prayerful support for you and your ministry.

A Post-Christian Hindu Yogi In Communion

Chris Fici | Posted 12.30.2012 | Religion
Chris Fici

Returning to communion for me is a chance to reclaim a part of my spiritual identity, to fully form and own an understanding of my development as a seeker and servant of God.

Lesbian Denied Communion At Mom's Funeral: 'The Worst Experience On The Worst Day' Of My Life

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Maryland lesbian who was denied Communion by a Catholic priest while attending her mother's funeral is speaking out about her experience. CNN's ...

My Jewish Daughter's First Communion

Rich Siegel | Posted 11.19.2011 | Religion
Rich Siegel

Last week was the first mandatory mass. Feeling unsure, even more unsure than any normal 14-year-old girl would, she found herself looking down the barrel of a sacramental shotgun.

The Biblical Roots Of Christian Song

Lorenzo Candelaria | Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion
Lorenzo Candelaria

Amid the great tensions, contradictions and reversals in their flight to the Promised Land, the Israelites glorified God. Liturgical singing in churches today glorifies Our Lord in the same way.

Excommunicated Church Thrives Despite Censure

Posted 06.17.2011 | Religion

By Michael O'Malley Religion News Service ROCHESTER, N.Y. (RNS) At Spiritus Christi Church, the choir sings the lyrics of "Amazing Grace" to the t...

Lutheran Leader Seeks Communion Agreement With Pope

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Luigi Sandri Religion News Service ROME (RNS/ENInews) The president of the Lutheran World Federation is calling on Lutherans and Catholics to issu...

Gays Protest Church's Refusal To Give Communion To Gay Man

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Hundreds of worshipers walked out of a Catholic mass in Holland in protest at the practice of denying communion to open homosexuals, according to repo...