(RNS) — American Catholics are almost evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats, which means the church can either self-destruct or bridge the partisan divide.
(RNS) — Did the multitalented Jewish composer and conductor finally find God and faith? We will never know.
(RNS) — Looking back, I feel guilty for being so stupid and burying myself in books rather than being part of the historic events of my time.
(RNS) — It goes back to Graham's treatment of the Rev. Norman Vincent Peale — one of the president's heroes.
Was John F. Kennedy a Jewish theologian? Almost.
A new category: Jews-by-surprise. It says more about us than about them.
(RNS) The Postal Service does not typically commemorate individuals involved in religion, and the two men's faith was not the most important factor in their selection.
(RNS) We're a nation of immigrants -- who tried to keep out Catholics, Jews and now Syrian refugees.
(RNS) With a Catholic vice president and a Catholic speaker of the House looking on behind him, Pope Francis' speech will serve as a vivid reminder of how far Americans have come in overcoming deeply embedded anti-Catholic bigotry.
(RNS) We must ask who we are. Not what advertisers say we are, but who we actually are.
(RNS) Dallas clergy took to the pulpits on Nov. 24, 1963 to try to make sense of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy just two days before. As they drew their sermons to a close, some would learn that the president's assassin had just been gunned down.
(RNS) Given that both men had to navigate the tension between private faith and the public square, it is fitting on the 50th anniversary of their deaths, which falls Friday (Nov. 22), to compare and contrast their approaches.
(RNS) A conference at Georgetown University this week focused on cleaning up what many Americans consider a dirty word: secularism. The goal of the "Secularism on the Edge" conference was, in part, to define what secularism is and what it is not.
(RNS) This Fourth of July, after the parades are over, I propose we all devote a few minutes to remembering our least Christian president. Instead of reading David Barton, go straight to Thomas Jefferson himself and to the words he chose to deliver on his first day as president. By Stephen Prothero.