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Though doctrine hasn't changed, queer U.S. Catholics say the pope's endorsement could be crucial in countries where same-sex relationships aren't recognized.
Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, Sikh and Hindu leaders prayed for a universally available COVID-19 vaccine during a service in Rome.
“If a Muslim woman was nominated to SCOTUS you would see Republicans lose their mind about her religious background,” Rep. Ilhan Omar tweeted.
Prejudice against Catholics has a long history in the U.S., but it hasn't been on display at Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearing.
Former Catholic University professor Stephen Schneck talked to HuffPost about Catholic social teaching, anti-Catholicism in U.S. politics and Pope Francis' papacy.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's new restrictions on synagogues and churches in COVID-19 hot spots violate people's religious liberty, the lawsuits claim.
Pope Francis denounced xenophobia and "aggressive nationalism" in his new encyclical, “Fratelli Tutti.”
It harms Christians' credibility when they prioritize abortion over other social issues -- such as racism and poverty, writes Bishop Mark Seitz.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett has been linked to People of Praise, a charismatic Christian community that used to call its female leaders "handmaids."
Judge Amy Coney Barrett would replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is best-known for fighting for women’s rights and equality.