Pope Francis has called for a church that is more welcoming to people with disabilities. A unique program in the Archdiocese of Washington is living out this vision.
Some Catholic habits are proving stickier than others for millennials.
“Pregnancies with problems don’t need to be referred for abortion, they need to be taken care of at the hospitals, and at Catholic hospitals they are taken care of.”
The quake left at least 38 people dead, including many children, and obliterated mountain villages.
“If a person comes from behind and he shoots someone dead and he does not ask for watches, he does not ask for money, what is it? If it is not a hate crime, what would it be?”
The new domain, .catholic, will only be available to institutions approved by the Vatican.
Questions remain over whether these new Olympic heights filter down to the grassroots or encourage British kids to be fitter, healthier or more virtuous.
The local elections suggest an uneasy period for municipal governance in general and the A.N.C.’s leadership in the country.
A mayor and a prime minister show no party has a monopoly on compassion.