FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
In an unprecedented response to the “grave threat” facing all peoples worldwide from climate change, Pope Francis and some 40 faith leaders have joined in an appeal for urgent action.
Jonathan Goodall, formerly the Anglican bishop of Ebbsfleet, stands (at right) with Pope Benedict XVI and then-Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams.
Doug Girardot
Why, and how, do high-profile figures in the Church of England make the swim across the Tiber?
Catholic News Service
The ecumenical prayer service was held at Holy Family Cathedral in Tulsa, which opened its doors 100 years ago to provide refuge for those fleeing one of the most severe incidents of racial violence in U.S. history.
Israeli soldiers in Bethlehem stand guard on May 10, 2018, as Palestinians demonstrate ahead of Israeli Independence Day. (CNS photo/Mussa Qawasma, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Michel Sabbah
In the 53rd year of Israel’s military occupation of Palestine, Patriarch Emeritus Michel Sabbah asks Christians worldwide to join a nonviolent resistance movement shaped by the “logic of love.”
FaithShort Take
Damian Costello
A tree that is forever green and points to heaven can stand for Christ.
FaithShort Take
Peter Dziedzic
Two symbolic sites, the Hagia Sophia and the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, could serve as models for international and interreligious cooperation, writes Peter Dziedzic.