Introducing our special project on the changing nature of beliefs and practices among teens, 20-, and 30-somethings
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…
Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell has a lovely and thought-provoking piece up today on Dolce & Gabbana’s new fashion line for Muslim women…
The Florida senator has released a new campaign ad that’s all about salvation—but sheds little light on his policies.
Same-sex marriage has made it easier to discriminate against gay people in the U.S. In 2016, legislatures will take on this issue, but the fights may get nasty.
We’re talking expansive adoration, not cute-puppy adorable.
Mariah Carey, the great philosopher of love in our time
The Christmas carol’s charm is in its humility.
Concerns about religious indoctrination have emerged in several overwhelmingly white, Christian counties. Why?