(RNS) The Cardinal Newman Society condemned plans for the speech, which it said features "a wicked woman who defends the sale of baby body parts.”
(RNS) Surrounded by clergy wearing different religious garb, Biden says: “Look around. This is America.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) When three in four nations restrict religious speech and practice, it's a "crisis," said the director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs.
WASHINGTON (RNS) In a rare appearance in a panel discussion, the president talked public policy with progressive and conservative voices before an audience of Catholic and evangelical leaders.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Want to know what Pope Francis will say to Congress in September? A top adviser offers a preview.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Faith and foreign aid make a complex, controversial mix. Yet leaders of faith-based nonprofits say the two can't be separated.
Returning to one of the key scenes from "The Exorcist" feels like a religious experience for the creative minds behind the 1973 film classic.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) For nearly two centuries, St. Louis University has been led by the Jesuits. But now, because of a rapidly shrinking pool of eligible leaders, SLU -- like many Jesuit schools -- could be lead by a lay person.
(RNS) Georgetown University professor Jacques Berlinerblau has a prescription for what ails atheism in America: stop whining about religion and build coalitions to reclaim "secularism" from the religious right. By Kimberly Winston.
(RNS) Vice president Joe Biden sits to the left of Catholic doctrine on abortion and other life issues. Fellow Catholic Paul Ryan, the newly minted GOP vice presidential candidate, sits to the right of his church on fiscal policy. If the 2012 presidential campaign proves anything, it's that there is no perfect Catholic politician. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) The author who turned Georgetown University into a horror scene in "The Exorcist" plans to sue the school in church courts, saying his alma mater has strayed too far from the church to call itself Catholic. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) Tensions between the Archdiocese of Washington and Georgetown University are escalating ahead of an commencement address by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. By David Gibson.
(RNS) Can a Catholic politician speak at a Catholic university without drawing protesters? Not if it's House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan or, soon, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. By David Gibson.
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