(RNS) — If Jean Vanier is not good — indeed, far from it — who can be good?
NEW YORK (RNS) — 'There are ways in which we've set freedom up so that almost everything we imagine as freedom turns into addictions,' said Smith in an interview with Religion News Service about his new book, 'On the Road With Saint Augustine.'
(RNS) — When the facts are uncertain, when the research is incomplete, we must lean toward the solution that is safest for the people affected. Gambling with people's lives is not acceptable.
(RNS) — Using Aristotelian concepts to explain Catholic mysteries in the 21st century is a fool’s errand. When was the last time you met an Aristotelian outside a Catholic seminary?
Conservative Catholic dissidents, who have been attacking Francis, showed their true colors recently by attacking Benedict for his subversive writings and modernist tendencies.
(RNS) The three Abrahamic religions -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- weigh in on the spiritual and moral consequences of telling a whopper.
(RNS) The great theologian died in 430 as barbarians beseiged his city. At the end of a gloomy presidential campaign, many believers can relate. But are they drawing the right lessons?
(RNS) Yes, Brooks brings a lot of Christian thinkers into his work. But this is also good for the Jews.
NEW YORK (RNS) David Brooks is the rarest breed in politics -- a conservative Jew who's captivated by notions of sin, character and the appeal of liberal Catholic activist Dorothy Day.
(RNS) The Supreme Court will decide whether a Muslim inmate can grow a beard. So what does facial hair have to do with religion, anyway? Let us 'Splain ...
(RNS) The central problem is not that the just war doctrine is being dismissed or condemned, but that both sides in the debate over Syria are citing just war theory, but are reaching diametrically opposed conclusions.