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Survey: 18 percent of Americans say they have seen a ghost

A ghost decorates a front yard on Admiral Rd. in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Oct. 31, 201 QUOTE OF THE DAY … Continued

Michele Bachmann: Obama administration support of Syrian rebels proves we’re in the end times

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) addresses a gathering of supporters to formally launch her campaign for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination … Continued

The Amish shooter’s wife: Marie Monville finds meaning 7 years later

In coping with her husband’s killing spree and its aftermath, Monville didn’t just cling to God in the shadow of tragedy, but spent her entire life unknowingly preparing for the wreckage she would face.

Iranian President Rouhani: Nuclear weapons aren’t Islamic

AP Photo/Brendan McDermid, Pool — AP photo Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addresses the 68th United … Continued

A Jewish call for justice for prisoners in solitary

(Matt York/AP) For many of us in the Jewish community, the long-awaited breaking of the Yom Kippur fast signals the … Continued

Pope Francis calls abortion ‘unjust’

(AP Photo/Osservatore Romano, HO) QUOTE OF THE DAY | In all its phases and at every age, human life is … Continued

Pope Francis: I’ve been criticized for not speaking about abortion, gay marriage and contraception

QUOTE OF THE DAY Pope Francis on proclaiming Catholic moral teachings in context: We cannot insist only on issues related … Continued

Pope Francis: A good Catholic meddles in politics

This handout picture released by the Vatican press office on March 15, 2013 shows Pope Francis delivering a speech during … Continued

Do Young Catholics Even Understand Their Religion?

Millennials are not leaving because the teachings of the Church are not “progressive” enough, but because they themselves do not know the true substance of their faith.

Why celibacy is right for me

(Simon Brubaker/THE WASHINGTON POST) There has been much talk recently about priestly celibacy. Italian Archbishop Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s new … Continued

Putin: American exceptionalism is dangerous, ungodly

Russian President Vladimir Putin at a press conference in Moscow. (EPA) QUOTE OF THE DAY | -Russian President Vladimir Putin, … Continued

What to remember in Syria from Iraq’s sectarian war

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of … Continued

Gov. Chris Christie: In post-9/11 world, we must protect Muslim civil liberties

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. AP photo. QUOTE OF THE DAY | -New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on balancing safety … Continued

Poll: Americans less likely to support interventions on moral grounds than for self defense

Dec. 8, 2012Seven-year-old Walid, right, is comforted as he mourns a fallen Syrian rebel fighter taken away for burial in … Continued

President Obama: Raoul Wallenberg should inspire us to make a habit of empathy

QUOTE OF THE DAY | President Barack Obama on making the choice to embrace empathy and compassion in his Rosh … Continued

How to keep the faith on campus

Sept. 22, 2010Prospective students leave the undergraduate admissions building to take a tour of Georgetown University campus in Northwest Washington. … Continued

Rhode Island Bishop Tobin: Why I switched from Democrat to Republican

QUOTE OF THE DAY | Bishop Thomas Tobin, Catholic Diocese of Providence, on the reason he switched his party registration … Continued

RGIII: I’m a Christian who thinks ‘now is the window’ for gay players to come out

By Jonathan Newton TWP. QUOTE OF THE DAY | “I think there are [gay players] right now, and if they’re … Continued

Sen. Marco Rubio: Prayer in Congress proves freedom of religion

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) (Alex Wong/Getty Images) QUOTE OF THE DAY | “Prayer has been a hallmark of not just … Continued

Rep. King: Global warming ‘more of a religion than a science’

QUOTE OF THE DAY | –Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on rejecting the ‘religion’ of climate change. Read more on religion … Continued