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Biden faces protest over his support for Israel during White House meeting

Biden faces protest over his support for Israel during White House meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has faced protests over the conflict in Gaza all over the country, but this week he confronted one inside the White House itself.
Movie Review: Dev Patel's 'Monkey Man' is a political allegory bathed in blood

Movie Review: Dev Patel's 'Monkey Man' is a political allegory bathed in blood

Has there been a more satisfying actor to watch mature on screen in recent years than Dev Patel ? The endearingly earnest, scrawny kid of “Slumdog Millionaire” has steadily grown into a singularly intense and sensitive leading man.
Pope shows off rosary of slain Ukrainian soldier, denounces 'madness of war'

Pope shows off rosary of slain Ukrainian soldier, denounces 'madness of war'

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis led thousands of people in a moment of silence Wednesday to pray for the aid workers killed by an Israeli strike in Gaza and a young Ukrainian soldier named Oleksandre who was killed in ‘’this madness of war.
Muslim leaders reject chance to break bread with Biden as anger over Gaza festers

Muslim leaders reject chance to break bread with Biden as anger over Gaza festers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year, President Joe Biden hadn’t even spoken a word at the White House celebration of Ramadan before someone shouted out “we love you.
Man pleads guilty to attacking Muslim state representative in Connecticut

Man pleads guilty to attacking Muslim state representative in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who attacked a Muslim state representative outside a prayer service in Connecticut pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted sexual assault and other crimes in a plea deal that calls for a five-year prison sentence.
Oklahoma court considers whether to allow the US' first publicly funded Catholic school

Oklahoma court considers whether to allow the US' first publicly funded Catholic school

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s Republican attorney general urged the state’s highest court on Tuesday to stop the creation of what would be the nation’s first publicly funded Catholic charter school.
Peru archbishop who sued 2 journalists over reports on abuses, financial corruption resigns early

Peru archbishop who sued 2 journalists over reports on abuses, financial corruption resigns early

ROME (AP) — A Peruvian archbishop who sued two journalists over their reports about sexual abuse and alleged financial corruption in his religious movement, Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, has resigned amid a Vatican investigation.
Pope exposes confidential details of past conclaves and settles scores with Pope Benedict XVI's aide

Pope exposes confidential details of past conclaves and settles scores with Pope Benedict XVI's aide

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has exposed the political “maneuvers” used to sway votes during the two most recent elections of popes, while denying he is planning to reform the process for future conclaves, in a book-length interview published Tue

Vatican to publish document on gender, surrogacy and human dignity next week

ROME (AP) — The Vatican will publish a document next week on gender theory and surrogacy that was announced in a bid to respond to opposition from conservatives over Pope Francis' willingness to bless same-sex unions.
Mosques in NYC struggle to house and feed an influx of Muslim migrants this Ramadan

Mosques in NYC struggle to house and feed an influx of Muslim migrants this Ramadan

NEW YORK (AP) — Above a bodega in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood, a mosque congregation hosts iftar, the traditional Islamic end of fast meal, for hundreds of hungry migrants every night during this holy month of Ramadan.