No matter how the U.S. Supreme Court finds in the Hobby Lobby case, be sure to read the dissent. Decisions can have unintended consequences. Just ask Justice Antonin Scalia.
Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church pickets secured a legal space for hate speech. But do you mind if he is silent now?
Americans talk and tweet praise for Pope Francis for how he’s changed the conversation about Catholic life and faith. Can he change the Church?
There are nearly as many believers and churchgoers among scientists as in the nation at large and new research finds many say science and faith can collaborate.
A bioethicist doubts euthanasia without age limits — now legal in the Netherlands and just approved by the Belgian Parliament — will be legal in the USA any time soon, if ever.
Journalists love a great “get” – the interview everyone wants. Any religion writer’s great get today would be Jamie Anderson’s “spirit grandma.” That’s what the high flipping slopestyle snowboard gold medalist, calls the 80-something neighbor in Tahoe who helps her chill or center or whatever very cool state of clear minded energy is required for Anderson’s […]
Oregon ballot initiative raises a question: Where do “conscience objections” to gay marriage fit in religious freedom vs. discrimination battle?
Multi-racial, multi-lingua, multi-ethnic Super Bowl ads prompted social media outrage but there’s danger in slapping political labels on it.
The teen celeb has raced away from even the appearance of evangelical faith. Why do we care about pop star piety?
Pope Benedict XVI removed 400 sexually abusive priests in two years but are children safer? Not necessarily, says one bishop.