News about Religion and Belief, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
Minnesota: Archdiocese Releases Names of Priests Suspected of Abuse
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis published a list on Thursday of 34 priests who have been accused of sexually abusing minors.
- Sister Mary Nerney, Advocate for Women in Prison, Dies at 75
- Pope Setting Up Commission on the Sexual Abuse of Children by Priests
- At a Temple Proud of Its Traditions, a New Rabbi With ‘Alternative’ Ideas
The Pope and the Poor
John C. Hirsh of Georgetown writes that Francis’s call to social justice is a duty for Catholics, not an option.
- Cultural War Games
U.S. Evangelicals, Indian Expats Teamed Up to Push Through Modi Visa Ban
The author, who participated in the efforts to deny the Gujarat chief minister a United States visa in 2005, retraces the roots of that campaign, which has taken on new importance as Mr. Modi rises.
1938: Midinettes Throng Boulevards in Traditional ‘Husband Hunt’
75 years ago, The New York Herald Tribune, European edition, reported on the peculiar tradition of “Catherinettes” in Paris.
Central African Republic: Attack Kills 12 Civilians
At least 12 people were killed and 30 wounded, including children, in an attack northwest of the capital, the United Nations mission there said Tuesday.
- In Taking Jobs, Women Take On a Saudi Taboo