Commencement Address

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Ryan Anderson’s uphill fight to change young minds on gay marriage

Ryan Anderson has planted himself on arguably the most unpopular stance for his generation: opposing gay marriage. At 31, Anderson … Continued

Whatever happened to the religious right?

Juana Arias JUANA ARIAS Ralph Reed and Pat Robertson speak at the Washington Hilton Hotel, 9/16/94, for the Road to … Continued

Does Romney really have a ‘religion problem’?

BRIAN SNYDER REUTERS Will Romney’s Mormon religion drive a wedge between him and evangelical Christian voters? Last October, socially conservative … Continued

Obama and Romney offer differing views of God

People always ask, “What would Jesus do?,” but in America today, it’s impossible to know. And that’s because there are … Continued

With Sebelius invite, another blow to Georgetown’s Catholic identity

From left: Donald Wuerl/Post, Kathleen Sebelius/AP, John DeGioia/Post If Georgetown University wants to remain an authentically Catholic college, it must … Continued

How Romney wooed evangelicals

Jae C. Hong AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, bows his head in prayer before his commencement … Continued

Mitt Romney heads to Liberty University to woo evangelicals

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who struggled to gain the support of evangelicals during the primaries, will deliver a … Continued

Romney at Liberty: Here’s the commencement speech he needs to give, and words we need to hear

“If there ever was a time for great Americans, great and good Americans, Americans who are willing to cross into … Continued

Eds: Resending for all those still needing. A file photo of Kathleen Sebelius is available via

Last month liberal Catholics were upset over House Republican budget chief Paul Ryan using a Georgetown University platform to defend … Continued

‘The Avengers’: Good, evil and politics

Handout photo REUTERS “The Avengers” kicked off Hollywood’s summer 2012 season, the four-month period is dominated by superheroes, sequels and … Continued

Alumni don’t want Demond Tutu to speak at Gonzaga

SPOKANE, Wash. — Archbishop Desmond Tutu is slated to deliver the commencement address next month to Gonzaga University’s graduating class. … Continued

Catholic school cancels address by Kennedy widow

A small Catholic college in Massachusetts has been pressured by the local bishop into canceling an invitation to the widow … Continued

Commencement wars heat up over Ted Kennedy’s widow

A small Catholic college in Massachusetts has been pressured by the local bishop into cancelling an invitation to Sen. Ted … Continued

Where to draw the line with cremation?

Andrew Burton GETTY IMAGES NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 05: People look at candles and flowers that have been placed … Continued

Our products, ourselves: The glorification and demonization of Steve Jobs

Hiro Komae AP Apple computer fans hold their iPhones and iPads displaying candle graphics during a candle light vigil to … Continued

Why Pat Robertson’s ‘endorsement’ of Mitt Romney matters

Gary C. Knapp AP Pat Robertson, right, the founder of Christian Broadcasting Network and the chancellor of Regent University, sits … Continued

Catholics challenge Boehner on faith and morals

Brendan Hoffman BLOOMBERG House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, departs the podium after speaking to reporters during a … Continued

The spirit of confidentiality and the spirit of Steve Jobs

By Rabbi Michael Goldberg When, as a hospice chaplain, I would visit a nursing home to see one of my … Continued

Predictions for Catholic America in 2011

Last year I was 10 for 15, not bad as a winning percentage, but only if you count the “won’t … Continued

Christian right noticeably absent in conservatives’ fight to “save America”

By Gabe Lyons and Jonathan Merritt Just days away from the mid-term elections, the GOP is inching closer to what … Continued