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First Colbert, now memoir for “Nun on the Bus” Simone Campbell

If you were one of the many progressive Catholics elated last year by seeing progressive nun/ lobbyist Simone Campbell hit the … Continued

Supreme Court’s health-care decision: Two Catholic cheers

JASON REED REUTERS Protesters against President Barack Obama’s 2010 healthcare overhaul react outside the Supreme Court in Washington June 28, … 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

A new Catholic conversation on sex?

Cardinal Timothy Dolan recently gave a wide ranging interview about the HHS mandate that touched upon the challenges faced by … Continued

Gingrich’s Catholic blind spots

Astrid Riecken FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Newt Gingrich, right, listens to the Most Reverend Richard B. Higgins, Auxiliary Bishop of … Continued

Study: Strong Catholic support for gay rights

The Public Religion Research Institute team released today the most comprehensive portrait of Catholic attitudes concerning rights for gay and … Continued

In good conscience?

By Jon O’Brien president, Catholics for Choice In his annual speech to the diplomatic corps with credentials at the Vatican, … Continued

The forgotten pope who challenged Hitler

By Marvin Hier Earlier this year, eighteen Catholic scholars from the United States, Germany, and Australia, took the unprecedented step … Continued

A refreshing alternative to the hook-up culture

My religion, Catholicism, often is portrayed as a stumbling block to healthy attitudes about sex, and the clergy abuse scandal … Continued

Is EWTN still Catholic?

Success often tempts the vain into going a step too far. That is my diagnosis of what is happening at … Continued