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Bishop Murry says racism demands church’s attention

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — By creating a committee to deal with racism, the country’s Catholic bishops are standing up for the American value of...

Religious, lay leaders react to Trump win in presidential election

WASHINGTON — Lay and religious leaders of all stripes reacted to news of Donald J. Trump’s upset win in the Nov. 8 presidential election. Most...

Religious and civic leaders examine path to racial reconciliation in United...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Religious leaders, civic leaders and community members came together March 3-4 for a conference on “Black & White in America: How...

Grand jury finds priests abused hundreds of children in Altoona-Johnstown diocese

ALTOONA, Pa. — Hundreds of children were sexually abused over at least 40 years by priests and other religious leaders in the Diocese of...

Louisiana religious leaders file brief urging court to spare life of...

NEW ORLEANS — More than 100 religious leaders across the state of Louisiana filed an amicus brief Oct. 19 with the Louisiana Supreme Court...

Faith leaders say time for Israeli-Palestinian peace ‘is now’

WASHINGTON — The work of “achieving peace” between the Israelis and Palestinians peace needs “your continued, determined engagement,” U.S. Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders...

‘Too much blood has been shed,’ say South Sudan’s religious superiors

Catholic News Service NAIROBI, Kenya — South Sudan’s religious congregations urged the country’s political leaders to ensure that the peace agreement holds, and they condemned...

Religious leaders object to treating same-sex unions as marriage

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A letter signed by more than three dozen U.S. religious leaders objects to the specter of religious groups being forced...

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