New York, November 24 (ENInews)--The 19-story granite building on Manhattan's upper west side, often referred to as the "God Box", has been seen as a symbol of "unbridled arrogance" on the part of traditional Protestantism, but now represents a much more diverse religious community.
The calendar may have said 2010, but for Pope Benedict XVI and much of his global flock, it looked and felt a lot like 2002.
the second time in a decade, damning charges of child molestation at
the hands of Catholic priests dominated headlines, this time reaching
the highest levels of the Vatican, as critics questioned whether
Benedict himself mishandled abuse cases.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The Western Wall, the holiest site in Judaism, is
actually a Muslim shrine, according to an official report published
Monday (Nov. 22) by the Palestinian Authority's Ministry of Information.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) A Holocaust-denying bishop whose readmission to
the Roman Catholic Church provoked an international outcry last year now
faces expulsion from his ultra-traditionalist group for hiring a lawyer
with neo-Nazi ties.