Ignoring religious diversity makes polarization much worse.
Why the ‘moral majority’ is willing to tolerate so much immorality from their leader.
Barry Goldwater saw what the so-called “religious right” would become decades ago.
The effort to bring Catholic Church officials to justice for their decades of criminal conspiracy and child abuse continues to move forward.
President Trump just tossed a hand grenade into the firestorm that American politics.
The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled against a Seattle-area florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding.
The Supreme Court ruled that a World War One memorial that had been on public grounds for 70 years can stay where it is.
Amusing results, and a history lesson, in a new poll
Former Vice-President Biden has come under fire for his longtime support for the Hyde Amendment.
Despite opposition from the Catholic Church, or perhaps in rebellion against it, Irish voters overwhelmingly approved a new law liberalizing that nation’s divorce laws.
In the latest development in the child sex abuse investigations in the Catholic Church in the United States, five former Priests in Michigan have been arrested on sex abuse charges.
Further evidence that Sri Lankan authorities failed to act on warnings of rising Jihadism in their country.
Blasts at Christian churches and tourist hotels appear to be a coordinated terrorist attack.
A major, destructive fire hits one of the most historic churches in the world.
Another white supremacist attack raises disturbing questions about our information environment.
The Supreme Court appears to be leaning toward letting a war memorial on public property stay in place.
The Supreme Court is set to hear oral argument in a case involving a World War I Memorial in the form of a cross on public land in Suburban Maryland.
Cardinal George Pell, the top Catholic Cleric in Australia, has been convicted of sexually abusing boys in the 1990s.
Pope Francis defrocked former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after decades of allegations of abuse of young boys and seminarians.
Two new reports identify hundreds of Catholic Priests who have been credibly accused of abusing children over the past decades.
A death penalty case from Alabama raises First Amendment issues that the Supreme Court chose to brush aside.
In a move that is likely to have political and international consequences, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has officially severed ties with Moscow.
A preliminary report from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan found at least 500 Catholic Priests whose abuse of children had been covered up by Church officials.
A particularly appalling case of press censorship from Australia.
In what seems like another effort at a cover-up, the Vatican vetoed a plan by American Bishops to address the Catholic Church’s abuse scandal.
There’s a new church/state separation case on the Supreme Court’s docket.
Europe has abandoned centuries-old laws against blasphemy, but the assault on so-called “hate speech” threatens to effectively bring them back.
Anti-Semitic violence has increased markedly over the past two years. So has the spread of far-right “anti-Globalist” conspiracy theories. This is not a coincidence.
The man responsible for the deaths of eleven people in a Pittsburgh synagogue has been indicted on 44 counts by a Federal Grand Jury.
In another sign of the rapid secularization taking place in that country, Irish voters last weekend voted to rescind the nation’s centuries-old, albeit not recently enforced, law against blasphemy.
The vise is tightening on the Catholic Church.
Charges have been filed against the man responsible for the massacre in Pittsburgh in both Federal and State court.
At least eight people are dead in a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
The dispute over Ukraine between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Orthodox Patriarch is widening and nearing the point of a complete break.
The Catholic Church’s problems may have just gotten a lot more serious.
The Ukrainian branch of the Russian Orthodox Church is pushing for independence. Church leaders in Moscow are not too happy about this.
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the Archbishop of Washington, D.C this week, but his letter reveals that he still has a blind spot when it comes to the Catholic abuse scandal.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints wants to be referred to by its given name. Shouldn’t we respect that wish?
Several states are opening new investigations of the Catholic Church abuse scandal. It’s about time.
A top Vatican official is alleging that Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI were both aware of previously unknown allegations of sexual abuse and chose to allow them to be covered up rather than bringing them to light.
Pope Francis took the rare step of sending a letter addressed to all of the world’s Catholics on the sexual abuse scandal. Words are fine, but they need action to back them up.
A Pennsylvania Grand Jury report reveals decades of abuse by some 300 Catholic Priests impacting more than 1,000 children and 26 of the state’s Roman Catholic Diocese.
Another milestone set to be crossed.
In what amounts to a significant, albeit not surprising, change in Catholic doctrine, Pope Francis has declared that the death penalty is unacceptable in all circumstances.
One of the most prominent members of the American Catholic hierarchy has been removed from office in the face of mounting allegations of sexual abuse that stretch back decades.