The death penalty no longer applies to people who divorce or sleep with women during their periods, as described in the Bible. So why can't attitudes on homosexuality change as well?
Even though 98 percent of sexually active Catholic women use birth control during their reproductive years, U.S. bishops are fighting it
The governor was right in speaking out against crony capitalism; it's all too common for the powerful to bend government to their purposes
By 2060, the Americas are projected to have a larger population than China, so shouldn't we direct more attention to our southern neighbors?
The Texas governor touts individualism and limited government, but he neglects to remember the "We" in "We the People"
The celebration of the individual is seeing a resurgence in U.S. politics. But is freedom to earn one's living the same as the freedom to emasculate government?
The governor is running an openly religious campaign, but does he overlook the parts of the Bible that don't support his political beliefs?
An increasing number of women are foregoing hospital births and opting for a natural-feeling, non-medical process, reversing a century-old trend
Rebuilding our infrastructure right here in America, instead of outsourcing projects overseas, could put us on a track toward economic recovery
What's most shocking about Whitman's writing today is not his eroticism but his passionate embrace of equality
Visits to a Catholic Democrats fundraiser and an unusually tolerant abbey show how some U.S. believers are defying stereotypes
People who take part in their communities and governments are happier than those who don't
Should we measure a country's success by an outdated money-based metric, or look at other important factors, like happiness?
Just as Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem once gave voice to millions, unions bring nameless federal workers out of the shadows
Elementary education thrives in the middle of an Orlando YMCA
David Brooks calls out our leaders for being too self-centered but fails to pinpoint who's really to blame for this move away from service
The Institute of Human Virology just received $23 million to develop a new vaccine, but what of the millions who go untreated?
Fifty years after JFK delivered his call to action, the country still quibbles over tax rates and trivia, with only broken transit and dreams to show for it