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The senator from Vermont will speak about creating a “moral economy.”
In a new document, the pontiff argues that Church has often alienated people in non-traditional families.
The women of Kountze, Texas, have been fighting for four years to put Bible verses on their banners. Their case is a look at what's ahead for religious-liberty conflicts in America.
Young Americans might be leaving religion in large numbers, but for some, rules, ritual, and tradition are attractive ways to find meaning in daily life.
We are still sorting through the scores of emails from readers responding to our callout over the question “What’s the…
One of the most fun parts of writing about religion is having an excuse to ask people about their religious…
The use of wives as proxies in the struggle between the two leading Republican contenders shows how much American conservatism has changed.
A new generation of young leaders in Baltimore are largely organizing outside of congregations. What does this mean for their movement—and for the church?
The musical interpretation of the gospels is the ultimate experiment in turning religion into entertainment.
The newspaper has decided to end the Church-centered vertical it launched just 18 months ago.
His conversation with reporters on Thursday is making headlines for his criticism of Donald Trump. As I discuss here, that…
The pontiff and the presidential candidate have taken turns bashing one another in an unlikely fight stemming from Francis’s trip to Mexico.
Why are more and more companies offering access to chaplains as an employee benefit?
Doctors, pharmaceutical companies, and the government have a lot of power over children's lives. That can make parents act irrationally.
The staunchly Catholic U.S. Supreme Court justice was known for his acidly conservative opinions, but ultimately, he prioritized the Constitution over the Church.
A new book looks at the history of anti-abortion advocacy before Roe v. Wade, arguing that today’s activists are much different than their predecessors.
A reader writes in with another perspective on the moral or cognitive dissonance of abortion, posing a new question: If…
The story of the only major U.S. legal case involving a for-profit employer firing an LGBT person for reasons of faith
Another reader emails her story of undergoing a late-term abortion after her fetus was diagnosed with a severe brain abnormality…
This year, for the first time in nearly a decade, the Supreme Court will hear a case on abortion. Whole…