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We Lost Our TV Show. But Is Much More at Stake?

We stand with the Duggars, the Robertsons, and others to resist attacks on religious liberty.

How Will the Catholic Church Respond to Changing Mores?

The Vatican confronts a shifting landscape on family issues.

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

Religious groups feel the pinch of government shutdown

WASHINGTON — As the government shutdown enters its second week, some religious groups are starting to feel the pinch, and … Continued

The New Religious Fundamentalists? Christian Millennials.

Christian Millennials need to get over themselves.

A new era for Mormon women?

For the first time in the history of my religion, women will offer an invocation or benediction at the LDS … Continued

Garry Wills: Jesus a ‘mystery,’ not a role model

What follows is an excerpt from Sally Quinn’s interview with Garry Wills, author of the new book, “Why Priests? A … Continued

The next’s pope to-do list

It is easy to treat the election of the pope as a horse race that places odds of winning on … Continued

As polls shift, gay marriage becomes a uniter, not a divider

HYATTSVILLE, Md. — For Sean Carlson, the little stories have added up the most. The moment that his mother, Barbara, … Continued

This is what adults do

NEW YORK — It was a week for grown-ups. When Republican partisans lambasted New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for collaborating … Continued

Paul Ryan is one of us

Joshua Roberts BLOOMBERG Representative Paul Ryan, Republican from Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee and Mitt Romney’s running mate. … Continued

Melinda Gates: There’s ‘no controversy’ around birth control, but Catholic officials disagree

ANTHONY BOLANTE REUTERS Melinda Gates speaks to the media while her husband, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (L) and his father … Continued

From Harvey Milk to the White House: Gay marriage evolutions

ASSOCIATED PRESS Harvey Milk poses in front of his camera shop in San Francisco in this Nov. 9, 1977 photo. … Continued

Rick Santorum, the cherry-picking Catholic

He has seven children, attends a Latin Mass and has driven issues of reproductive rights back into the center of … Continued

Good news for the rich: New GOP budget vs. Jesus of Nazareth

Jesus announces his ministry as “Good News for the Poor” (Luke 4:18). House Republicans have released their budget and one … Continued

Rick Santorum: GOP more than ‘party of tax cuts’

“The national media, and yes the left, and yes even some within our own party, have suggested that oh, you … Continued

Abortion as a cover war

The abortion debate, newly rekindled by opportunistic politicians, reminds me of marital strife where one or both sides declare lifelong … Continued

The faux birth control debate

According to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, while most U.S. Catholics support both the new federal directive that … Continued

What do Latino evangelical voters want?

JOE SKIPPER REUTERS Republican candidate for U.S. president and former Gov. Mitt Romney (R) greets guests at a campaign appearance … Continued

Faith vs. Works: Can Gingrich win the evangelical vote?

Charlie Neibergall AP Audience members listen as Republican presidential candidate former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is seen on a video … Continued