(RNS) — Can people who are plagued with doubt feel welcomed by a church that is filled with those who are certain about what they believe?
(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) — Millions of American voters believe that we must uphold the dignity of every human from conception to natural death while ensuring access to food, shelter, education and health care.
(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) — Despite a public space rigged against their version of the good, traditional Christians do manage to convince people with very different views of the truth of their claims.
(RNS) — Republicans and Democrats say they listen more than ever to the religious wings of their parties, but in truth both religious camps are more likely to follow than lead.
(RNS) — The church’s Consistent Life Ethic, rightly understood, could challenge our impoverished and incoherent political imagination and let a new generation begin the hard work of laying out the foundational principles for what comes next.
(RNS) — The GOP’s Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act was defeated in the Senate 53-44 — precisely the result the Republicans were looking for, and precisely the problem with our politics.
(RNS) — The vote ends a bid to unseat a Tarrant County GOP vice chair by those who consider any follower of Islam as a soldier in a 'stealth jihad.'
Anti-semitism, anti-Israel agitation, women in leadership, intermarriage.... I look into my crystal ball.
FORT WORTH, Texas (RNS) — The appointment of a Muslim doctor to a county's party leadership has fractured the Republicans of Tarrant County.
(RNS) — Socially conservative Muslims have a surprising and seemingly easy affiliation with the Democratic Party. Why do Muslims abide these differences when other religious groups cannot?
(RNS) — The first Generation X president of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination said he wants to focus more on what all Southern Baptists embrace than what divides them.
(RNS) — While Cardinal Dolan and I agree that the bishops are consistently pro-life, other groups, including many Republican politicians, are only pro-life when it comes to restricting abortion, not when it comes to government programs to help women.
(RNS) — Republicans still appeal to older white Christian voters who have less than a college education, says a new Pew study. The problem for the GOP is that these voters are fast becoming thin on the ground.