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In search of libertarians in America

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Christian evangelical adoption movement perseveres amid criticism, drop in foreign adoptions

To many Christian evangelicals, their commitment to finding homes for the world’s orphans is something to celebrate — and they … Continued

Pope Francis breathes new life into Cardinal Bernardin’s contested legacy

RNS () — The election of Pope Francis in March heralded a season of surprises for the Catholic Church, but … Continued

Baptism rates slide despite high-profile boosts

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Minn. church whistleblower says she has no regrets about speaking out, but ‘didn’t do enough’

ST. PAUL, Minn. — After she made her First Communion as a little girl, Jennifer Haselberger was distraught to learn … Continued

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