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It’s pro-life to care for the poor. It’s also patriotic.

Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of Network, speaks during a stop on the first day of a nine-state Nuns on … Continued

‘Nuns on the bus’ leader: Power to the people – below the poverty line

AP Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of Network, speaks during a stop on the first day of a nine-state Nuns … Continued

Newsflash: Campaign faith workers think religion doesn’t belong in politics

AP President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney talk at the end of the … Continued

Cardinal Timothy Dolan to also give benediction at Democratic National Convention

AP Cardinal Timothy Dolan, pictured in March 2012 leaving a meeting at the New York State Capitol, will now give … Continued

Pluralism and prejudice: How conflicts over religious pluralism reveal America’s new ‘Sacred Ground’

The only Protestant running for president in 2012 is President Obama, an American of both a racially and a religiously … Continued

Is this what a Catholic feminist looks like?

One of the clearest fault-lines in American Catholicism concerns the status of women. When American Catholics get angry at something, … Continued

Nun’s Vatican-condemned book on sexuality shoots up bestseller list

Courtesy Yale Divinity School Margaret Farley . Wow, that’s some powerful PR. Twenty-four hours ago news broke that the Vatican … Continued

Is the church corrupt?

Franco Origlia GETTY IMAGES Cardinals and Bishops attend John Paul II Beatification Ceremony held by Pope Benedict XVI on May … Continued

Vatican: U.S. Catholic sisters, nuns making serious theological errors

View Photo Gallery: In light of the Vatican’s action on Wednesday, here is a list of nuns who have become known in the … Continued

White House names new advisors to faith-based office

By Michelle Boorstein Then-Senator Barack Obama speaks speaks to the media during his presidential campaign at Eastside Community Ministry in … Continued

The next most important election ever

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Holy boldness of women

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall “Women are the boldest and most unmanageable of revolutionaries.” That’s how Sister Joan Chittister … Continued

U.S. foreign policy and religion: here be dragons

Last week, a task force sponsored by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs delivered a 99-page report to the White … Continued

A religious view of ‘development’

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall As a development practitioner who also teaches about development, I have tended to take … Continued

Throw-away lives

Q: Congress is expected to expand federal hate crimes laws to add “sexual orientation” to a list that already includes … Continued

Desperately Seeking Security

By Isha Juddspiritual teacher, author Today, more than ever before, humanity is facing uncertainty. In the midst of global economic … Continued

Celibate Clergy and the Reins of Power

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

U.S. Must Earn Respect With Consistent Values

What must happen for us to move forward together with the Muslim world, with mutual respect? The first step is … Continued