Gov. Jerry Brown, a lifelong Catholic and former Jesuit seminarian, has signed a law legalizing physician-assisted suicide.
As the Synod on the Family opened, the Pope called on the Church to defend the ‘unity and indissolubility’ of the marriage bond.
Thousands of Muslim refugees have sought Baptism after arriving in Germany, the Italian daily Il Giornale
Chinese state media all but ignored the Pope's visit as President Xi Jinping made a concurrent tour of the United States.
A police chief advocates for separate housing for Christian and Muslim refugees, to prevent the escalation of religious violence in temporary camps.
An authorized biography of Cardinal Godfried Danneels reveals that he was a member of a secret pressure group of churchmen who aimed to counter the influence of Joseph Ratzinger.
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