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Christianity is not going away

Over the last decade, ostensibly secular New York City has seen increased church attendance and increased numbers of “born-again” believers.

Stephen Colbert on Pope Francis, Cardinal Dolan and (of course) Stephen Colbert

NEW YORK — The great and the good — and lots of politicians and TV pundits, too — gathered Thursday … Continued

Hispanics increasingly identify as ‘nones’

RNS () — The number of Hispanic-Americans who say they adhere to no religion is growing and now rivals the … Continued

Gender-based abortions spark outrage in England

CANTERBURY, England — A group of Christian lawyers plans to sue two medical doctors who have raised a storm of … Continued

Vatican urges a slowdown in the rush to reform

ROME — Pope Francis has earned headlines worldwide with his reform-minded comments on any number of topics, from the church … Continued

Are atheists taking over? Signs abound, from Francis interview to Virginia’s governor race

Are atheists taking over the debate?   In the past weeks, Pope Francis gave an interview to an atheist journalist in … Continued

Poll: Catholics agree with Pope Francis that church is ‘obsessed’ with moral issues

RNS () — Pope Francis rocked the Catholic world last month when he gave a wide-ranging interview in which he … Continued

Supreme Court poised to turn right in 2013 term

WASHINGTON — After two blockbuster terms in which it saved President Obama’s health care law and advanced the cause of … Continued

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng gets U.S. platform to promote human rights

WASHINGTON — Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has joined three American organizations to further his human rights advocacy, including advocating … Continued

N.C. Catholic dioceses quit church council over same-sex marriage amendment

WILMINGTON, N.C. — At a time when Pope Francis is calling for the church to give up its obsession with … Continued