WASHINGTON (RNS) — Democrats who oppose abortion while also holding progressive views find their position increasingly tenuous in today’s polarized political climate.
(RNS) Politicians must respect Hispanics' wide-ranging differences and speak to each community with distinction. Anything less is ignorance, and it might even be racism.
(RNS) Leaked emails aren't anti-Catholic and neither is Hillary Clinton. But spreading such charges goes against canon law, and is more about politics than the faith.
(RNS) I invite Sister Campbell to join the movement that is consistently on the side of the most vulnerable and those without privilege.
(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.”
(RNS) Politically, she has little to gain and a great deal to lose. But from the standpoint of democratic discourse, the time may be ripe to challenge evangelicals’ loyalty to Republican politicians.
(RNS) Democrats are calling it the most progressive platform in party history.
(RNS) In choosing Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton has shifted the religious narrative of the election away from the false equation of “religion” and “Christianity” with radical, conservative, evangelicalism.
WASHINGTON -- Like Pope Francis, Sanders has made economic inequality and the plight of the working class a central tenet of his message.
(RNS) The U.S. Muslim community is "pious and patriotic, optimistic and weary of discrimination," much like non-Muslims.
(RNS) Two-thirds of Republicans in Super Tuesday states say religion is very important to them, compared with 53 percent of Democrats.
(RNS) God knows what's next for the Jewish candidate, perhaps the least religious person in the 2016 race.
(RNS) She once said that advertising her faith didn't come naturally to her. In this campaign, she's stepped it up anyway.
(RNS) Americans still prefer a strongly religious president but it's no longer essential, a new survey finds.
"They are going to people, showing videos of Donald Trump insulting Islam and Muslims in order to recruit more radical jihadists," Hillary Clinton said at the Democrats' debate Saturday.