Pope Francis arrived in Rio de Janeiro Monday evening, greeted by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and thousands of pilgrims who lined the city’s streets in anticipation of seeing the pontiff on his first international trip.
Wealth gap; improving Vikings stadium urbanism; Iron Range delicacies; multicultural mural; and more.
Fardosa Hassan brings young people together to talk about their views to reduce prejudice and misunderstanding.
At issue is an archdiocesan capital campaign to raise $165 million from lay Catholics for archdiocesan programs.
Emissions stats tracked; new Catholic abuse revelations; Strib decries income-tax hike; golf down in St. Paul; and more.
The three were ordained by a group called Roman Catholic Womenpriests, but the Catholic hierarchy says the ordinations are not valid.
What Would Wellstone Do?; to forgive a Nazi; MPR’s Bob Collins interviewed; a call to action for Minnesota Orchestra fans; and more.
If you’re Norwegian, appreciate historic country churches, rejoice in the preservation of old buildings and value worshiping God in a rural setting, then venture into Monkey Valley this weekend.
Spain’s conservative government is considering dramatic restrictions on abortion and has already increase the Catholic Church’s role in education, revealing a divided society.
The NSA phone-records controversy, Target and Tom Emmer, Jewish culture on the Iron Range and more.
Minority Rohingya Muslims who have long alleged persecution by the Buddhists in Myanmar, say Buddhist families from Bangladesh are now being resettled on their land.
North Korea’s sentencing of a detained American to 15 years hard labor could be an attention-getting ploy. But Kenneth Bae is a devout Christian, and ‘the regime is scared to death of Christianity.’
The fact is, we need more Keith Ellisons in Congress, because he’s a patriotic American who’s also a Muslim.
In a major step regarding openness in the Boy Scouts of America, Mormon Church officials have approved the scout organization’s acceptance of gay scouts. Still, the new ruling remains controversial because it bans gay scout leaders.
An ordained Southern Baptist minister, Baines has a passion for the intersection of politics and religion and for issues involving the separation of church and state.
Is a group of young Hindu radicals terrorizing the college town of Mangalore a sign of a coming culture war?
With ancient roots and an uncertain future, Christian minorities chart a way to survive the conflict and its aftermath.
“Marriage” is nothing more than a word, composed of an assortment of letter — symbols with correlated vocal sounds.
On Friday, the new pope addressed the child abuse scandal for the first time since his election, calling for a continuation of his predecessor’s unpopular approach.
Minnesota for Marriage compared the fight for marriage equality to Nazi propagandizing. Jewish organizations came together at Shir Tikvah to offer their thoughts on this disturbing news.