Five Anglican Bishops Leave for Roman Catholic Church

LONDON (RNS) Five bishops have decided to leave the Church of England and join the Roman Catholic Church under the Vatican’s new program to welcome disaffected Anglicans. The decision by three active and two retired bishops was reported Monday (Nov. 8) by the British...

Hold on to the Three D’s

In the days leading up to the death of Pope John Paul II and the subsequent election of Pope Benedict XVI, Tom Reese appeared regularly in television interviews. As the highly respected editor of the Jesuit magazine America, he provided the United States audience in...

The President and the Pope

More and more reports reveal that some ultra-conservative members of religious organizations had an illegal hand in the 2004 election. One of the agendas that has opened some eyes are the sermons from many a Protestant and Catholic pulpit to vote Republican in last...