Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service June 06, 2019
New questions about how Catholic leaders deal with sexual misconduct arose on June 4 after a Texas woman claimed in a news report that church officials in Houston allowed a priest with whom she had a sexual relationship to continue in ministry at a parish two hours away.
Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service June 03, 2019
On May 31, the California state senate passed a bill requiring priests to report anything they heard in the sacrament of confession from priests or colleagues relating to sex abuse. The bill passed with a 30-4 vote, with 4 senators not voting at all. Catholic clergy and survivor groups have clashed
Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service May 17, 2019
The Marquette students are part of a growing movement of tech sector professionals, religious leaders and Silicon Valley workers wrestling with profound questions about whether future technologies will be used for good or evil.
Faith NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service March 21, 2019
The percentage of Americans who don’t affiliate with any specific religious tradition is now roughly the same as those who identify as evangelical or Catholic.
Faith DispatchesJack Jenkins - Religion News Service March 13, 2019
A new survey reveals that more U.S. Catholics are questioning whether they should remain in the church today than when news of the “Spotlight” child sex abuse scandal broke in the Boston Archdiocese in 2002.
Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service February 05, 2019
World Relief’s legal service and educational programs continue to grow even as layoffs have continued in its refugee resettlement programs.
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Catholic school apologizes after clips emerge of encounter between students and Native American activistJack Jenkins - Religion News Service January 19, 2019
Several clips of the encounter circulating on social media show a small group of Native American drummers, who were in Washington for the Indigenous People’s March, being surrounded by a much larger band of teenagers.
Faith NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service December 19, 2018
The revelations are seen as an important step by the Society of Jesus.
Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service December 14, 2018
Lovell spoke at the Washington National Cathedral on Tuesday night (Dec. 11) as part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Apollo 8 mission that sent Lovell and fellow astronauts William Anders and Frank Borman into space to circle Earth’s gray satellite.
Politics & Society NewsJack Jenkins - Religion News Service November 12, 2018
Dozens of students at the University of Notre Dame took a knee during the playing of the national anthem at the Catholic school’s football game in South Bend, Ind., this weekend, saying their faith compels them to protest racism.