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Vatican Will Display St. Peter Relics

Religion News Service | Eric J. Lyman | Posted 11.11.2013 | Religion

ROME (RNS) The Vatican said it would display for the first time bones believed to be the mortal remains of St. Peter, the leader of Jesus’ 12 apostl...

Pope Francis, Saint Peter And The Other

Tobias Winright | Posted 05.24.2013 | Religion
Tobias Winright

Just as God's Spirit surprised Saint Peter by leading him to the Gentiles and showing him that they too can be God's people, so too perhaps God's Spirit is gently nudging Pope Francis, the Catholic Church and indeed all of us to be similarly surprised by the Other.

The Conclave

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.12.2013 | World
Joe Peyronnin

As Roman Catholic cardinals gather in the magnificent Sistine Chapel to select a new pope, their conclave is at a critical crossroads. Will the cardinals vote for a pope who can re-energize the faithful, and restore the trust that has been missing for millions of lapsed Catholics?

Holy Crap, 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy

For anyone who worries that "Saturday Night Live" doesn't take enough risks, we will kindly point you in the direction of "Djesus Uncrossed," which pu...

Colbert For Pope

James Heffernan | Posted 04.13.2013 | Religion
James Heffernan

No man of our time resembles Saint Stephen more than Stephen Colbert, a staunch Roman Catholic with a devoted following of young people deeply inspired by his eloquent advocacy of strictly conservative values and Christian faith.

Who Was St. Peter?

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 08.13.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

In this segment from the film "Who Cares About The Saints?", Rev. James Martin of America Magazine discusses the life of St. Peter and how his experiences may speak to our own today.

Coldplay Takes On the Pope

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

It seems that a debate is already raging in cyberspace about his band Coldplay and its song "Viva La Vida." At first blush, it appears to be a direct, albeit melodic attack on the Catholic Church.