It’s unlikely the sides can come to a solution, said Bruce Morrill, a Vanderbilt University professor of theological studies
The practice of Catholicism by U.S. Hispanics has never been higher, but the needs of this huge community require the Church to do more.
The bishops' Fortnight for Freedom is over, but the concern for religious liberty has only begun to be heard. Now where do those who want to stand up for religious freedom go? The answer is everywhere because religious freedom is a worldwide concern.
With his opening tweets, the immensely popular Jesuit priest Rev. James Martin, SJ started his drive to remember how much
Several other prominent Catholic universities in the U.S., including Georgetown, DePaul and Fordham, offer contraceptive
Reams of paper emanate from the HHS about how to "accommodate" religious groups that are upset by their recent mandate. Yet for all the fallen trees, HHS ignores a neuralgic point: the government has overstepped its boundaries when it defines what constitutes religious ministry.
Conservative groups in particular found power and leverage with so-called wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage in the past. With contraception, however, they've awoken the sleeping giant voting majority who don't want their ovaries to be debated.
The guiding principle when confronting child sexual abuse is to remember that it is most of all about the person who was abused. It is not about the offender, the institution or anyone's reputation.
Could same-sex marriage proponents be fighting on the wrong front?