Ross Douthat's views on the pope are intensely unpopular. But has he identified a fundamental tension in the Church?
In order to evaluate what Martin Luther King Jr.’s stance of nonviolence has contributed to our current view of protest, it bears noting that the concept of his nonviolence has been flattened.
As an expression of “in-group” identity in American politics, how politicians say a state’s name can be powerfully symbolic.
If Americans were more familiar with the complex heroes of their past, they would be better equipped to recognize people of good character today.
The Supreme Court will consider the rights of crisis pregnancy centers, which help women “imagine what the choice of life would be like.”
While they may be thriving economically, coastal cities thrive on income inequality and a politically powerless underclass.
A new book shows the fracture lines the 45th U.S. president has created within American Christianity.
The group refuses to be accountable for a high-level alliance with an open anti-Semite.
I carry a weapon—and it’s tied me closer to my community.
The preacher, dead at 99, advised presidents, mentored clergy, and influenced millions of people. Will his legacy of non-partisan outreach continue?
The Trump-era GOP cares more about the national origin and race of immigrants than the methods they used to enter the United States.
A provision tucked into the budget bill requires FEMA to treat religious institutions like other nonprofits.
Few of the troops serving today have experienced the adulation and respect that can come from a major, national-level parade.
That the president’s staff was unable to recognize the seriousness of the allegations against Rob Porter may reflect how many members of his team have faced similar claims—including Trump himself.
The university will bar “abortion-inducing drugs” from its insurance plans but begin covering “simple contraceptives,” a move its president calls a “complex decision.”
Paul Ryan’s Wisconsin primary challenger has made a sport out of trolling Jews on Twitter—and successfully won attention for his extreme views.
Catholic parishes have been hit hard by President Trump’s decision to suspend Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans.
Advocates are tracking new developments in neonatal research and technology—and transforming one of America's most contentious debates.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced a new office devoted to conscience objections and religious freedom on Thursday—an answer to long-standing objections from the right.
President Trump is the embodiment of over 50 years of resistance to the policies Martin Luther King Jr. fought to enact.