Francis apologizes for persecution of Pentecostals
Pope Francis sought forgiveness for decades of persecution of Italian Pentecostals when he met with around 300 evangelicals from the U.S., Argentina, and Italy in the southern town of Caserta on Monday.
Why Did ISIS Destroy the Tomb of Jonah?
- First Things
On Friday, the media reported that ISIS, the Islamist group that has established a "caliphate" in parts of Syria and Iraq, had destroyed the centuries-old Tomb of Jonah in Mosul, Iraq.
Ground Zero cross to be displayed
A cross-shaped steel beam pulled from the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center in New York after September 11, 2001, can be displayed in the national memorial museum at the site, an appeals court ruled Monday.
The Atlantic: What happened to all those Catholic rites?
- Get Religion
Long-time GetReligion readers, do you remember that typology that a wise, older priest — a veteran of life inside the DC Beltway — gave me a few years ago that proposed that there are essentially four kinds of American Catholic voters?
Immigration Approach Avoids Emotionalism
Church teaching on immigration articulates a framework for thinking — rather than merely emoting — through the immigration issue in a manner consistent with Catholic concerns for liberty, justice, human flourishing and the common good.