Cathy Lynn Grossman is a senior national correspondent for Religion News Service, specializing in stories drawn from research and statistics on religion, spirituality and ethics, and manager for social media. She joined RNS in 2013 after 23 years with USA TODAY, where she created the religion and ethics beat for the national newspaper.
Stories by Cathy Lynn Grossman | Religion News Service
Science Group, Evangelicals Push New Collaboration
Science and religion already co-exist. But a new organization hopes they get along even better — and for the good of society.
Disputes over birth control fuel Obamacare fight
The fight over contraception in Obamacare remains a fight over when life begins.
Fans rely on God, rituals to boost favorite team
A new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute shows the true character of Americans’ “faith” in their teams.
Pope Francis names 19 new cardinals, none from the U.S.
No “red hats” given to United States bishops as Pope Francis names his additions to the College of Cardinals.
Christmas in America: Survey reports beliefs in virgin birth and Santa
Religion News Service | December 18, 2013 WASHINGTON — Nearly one in three Americans, including many with no little children …
Survey: Libertarian numbers are small but their social, political clout is growing
WASHINGTON — A new statistical portrait of libertarians examines their political and cultural views just as a Libertarian Party candidate …
Baptism rates slide despite high-profile boosts
RNS () — The rite of baptism got big press as Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby christened Prince George, a …
Breaking bread in faith and love
RNS () — In the Bible, few dine alone. Small wonder that Christians and Jews see sharing a meal with …
Mainline Protestants: Vintage or vibrant?
WASHINGTON — Who are the mainline Protestants today? Vintage Protestants? The VPCC — Vanishing Progressive Christian Church? The Legacy Church? …
U.S. Jews diverge on Israel: Strong ties despite disagreements
WASHINGTON — Where once it seemed that uncritical devotion to Israel was the norm for U.S Jews, that Zionism and …