(RNS) — As the largest church with an equal number of Republicans and Democrats, Catholics have a special obligation to try something before it is too late.
(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) — Unless we build bridges and trust, neither the church nor America has much of a future.
(RNS) — The Republican and Democratic parties’ faith outreach has become so tired and predictable, an opportunity exists for independents to lead us in a new, healthy direction.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego criticized both extremes in the fight over religious freedom and called for public consensus based on solidarity to heal our nation in this hyper-partisan age.
(RNS) Notre Dame President John Jenkins is sending a message in line with the pope’s vision.
(RNS) All sides of the gun control debate seem to turn to government as the solution. But why do we turn to government first? Are there no other places to turn for comfort, for consolation, for change?
(RNS) Younger Southern Baptists fear that a display of partisanship will sacrifice the meeting’s ability to be a prophetic voice in relation to both parties. The desire is not to withdraw politically, but to engage prophetically.
(RNS) The tragic core of the partisan thinking tearing apart our nation and our world takes the form of religious extremism: There is no God but my God!
(RNS) Today's Tea Party partisans, as odious as I find their views, are just another minority trying to get their way in the competition of ideas.
The Republican-led government shutdown may have the unintended effect of driving more young Christians from the GOP.
NAE president Leith Anderson says evangelicals disagree on Syria, but 62.5% of the leaders he surveyed oppose military intervention.
Charles Spurgeon is revered among conservative Christians, but many don't know he was politically liberal.
New data reveals that America's largest Protestant denomination is declining. What must they do to stop the bleeding?
Jim Wallis has released a new book on the common good. Here he shares his ideas and why he's changed his mind on gay marriage.