Under the proposals, same-sex couples cannot be married in a Church of England church, but could have a service in which there would be “prayers of dedication, thanksgiving or for God’s blessing on the couple” in church after a civil marriage.
Benedict will lie in state from Monday in St. Peter’s Basilica and his funeral will be held on the morning of Jan. 5. Pope Francis will preside over the ceremony.
Little Amal has traversed more than 5,500 miles to share a poignant plea: “Don't forget about us.”
The killing of a renowned Palestinian American journalist shines a light on Israeli military practices in the Occupied Territories.
Ukrainian security officials have seized the assets of senior clerics and subjected them to other economic, legal, and travel bans.
Sure, "international lending policies" sound boring, but the Bible takes debt — and the people who profit from it — seriously.
As a Christian pastor, a justice advocate, and a lover of the beautiful game, I have watched the 2022 World Cup with a heavy heart.
Ukraine’s security council also ordered investigations into suspected “subversive activities of Russian special services in the religious environment of Ukraine” and called for sanctions against unspecified individuals.
For more than 70 years, the Irish Catholic Church imprisoned unwed mothers in church-run “Magdalene laundries.” Survivors and their families are still battling for justice.
CRISPR technology might cure cancer — or unleash a new era of eugenics.
Religion hasn’t always been welcome in Cuban politics, but faith activists just helped revise the country’s Family Code — and they’re building trust along the way.
Indigenous leaders say the church must account for the 15th century edicts that baptized colonial expansion.