"Being for life always means defending it against the threat of firearms, a leading cause of death of children in the U.S.," chided a Vatican spokesperson.
The head of the Nativity School in Massachusetts says flags declare "all are welcome," representing "value of inclusion rooted in Catholic teaching."
In an interview with an Italian newspaper, Pope Francis made some noteworthy comments about the Catholic church and same-sex civil unions.
Lawmakers in southwestern Nigeria say more than 50 people are feared dead after gunmen opened fire and detonated explosives at a church.
Robb Elementary School teacher Irma Garcia died in the shooting at the Uvalde, Texas, grade school and her husband, Joe, died two days later from a heart attack.
"Don't tell me that guns aren't the problem, people are. I'm sick of hearing it," tweeted Brownsville Bishop Daniel Flores.
The Pontiff apologized last month for abuses in Canada’s church-run residential schools but wants to personally apologize to survivors of misguided Catholic missionary zeal.
The court did not explain why the church was excluded after the Diocese of Boise on Monday asked to be allowed to join the lawsuit in support of the ban.
The decadeslong error may have some odd trickle-down effects, like invalidating marriages.
Benedict’s lack of a personal apology or admission of guilt immediately riled sex abuse survivors.