(RNS) Classical ethics, but also America's religious traditions, can help accelerate the healing process after one of the most divisive campaigns in our nation’s history.
NEW YORK (RNS) The GOP nominee's performance in Sunday night's debate may have shifted the political focus off his comments. But his candidacy may turn on what his faith-based supporters think.
(RNS) Nobody gives a rip about Donald J. Trump's taxes, he assures us. And how does he know that?
NEW YORK (RNS) This has been an unconventional campaign, but Cardinal Timothy Dolan will still host the GOP and Democratic nominees at the white-tie dinner for charity next month. What could possibly go wrong?
WASHINGTON (RNS) But will Americans, and our politicians, heed his beautiful words on the common good in the midst of this ugly presidential election?
(RNS) The GOP nominee said the Flint pastor was 'a nervous mess' because she had clearly planned to upstage him.
(RNS) Carl Anderson, a former Republican official and head of the influential Catholic society, told some 100 bishops: “It is time to stop creating excuses for voting for pro-abortion politicians.”
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) It’s officially Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump for president. But just as notable is the fact that Democrats have now taken over the language of faith and morals from the GOP.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) Catholics are a swing vote and a big enough chunk of the electorate that they can pick the winner. “There is no Catholic vote -- and it’s important,” said the Catholic pundit E.J. Dionne.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) Faith is more evident – and accepted – at the party’s grass roots than in the treetops where power brokers call the shots. Did Wednesday night’s God-inflected speeches signal a change?
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) They were targeting Hillary Clinton more than the Almighty, but the optics weren't great. Still, the first night of the Democratic convention ended with a jeer-free benediction. Can it last?
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) The Democratic vice presidential candidate cited a famous saying by the Methodist luminary to show his Catholic affinity with Hillary Clinton. Too bad the quote's a myth.
(RNS) The GOP has been called 'God's Own Party' because it draws far more churchgoing voters than the Democrats. Clinton has a chance to change that -- if she wants to.
(RNS) The presumptive GOP presidential nominee doubles down on the controversy, saying those who saw Jewish stereotypes in the tweet are “racially profiling.”
NEW YORK (RNS) Could conservative Christian leaders rescue a Republican presidential candidate whose personal lifestyle and religious bona fides have been punchlines more than a testimonial?