The Latin Mass organizers said they wanted to show that, rather than threats to national security, they are instead “liturgy nerds” who are often apolitical.
Published on Religious Freedom Day, the first annual report from the bishops’ religious liberty committee states that attacks on houses of worship constitute “the largest threat to religious liberty in 2024.”
Global reaction among bishops to the Vatican’s declaration that priests may now bless same-sex couples appears most divergent in some European and African nations.
Some Catholics see the Vatican declaration as a step forward for L.G.B.T. people in the church. Others are worried about the possibility of schism.
After two Christian women killed in Gaza Catholic church by Israeli sniper, U.S. bishops condemn violence in Holy Land
The head of the U.S. bishops conference has condemned the killing of two Christian women who had been seeking shelter inside Gaza’s only Catholic church.
In an interview with America, Dr. John N. Nkengasong praised the work of faith-based organizations in helping to implement the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, known as Pepfar.
As the United States marks the 35th World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, domestic politics threaten the future of one of the nation's most successful global health initiatives, which is credited with keeping millions of people alive.