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Life After Suicide: A Father Shares Lessons Learned

The former president of the Southern Baptist Convention shares the answers he found in the wake of his daughter’s suicide.

The Catholic Health Association v. the bishops v. Obama

Last week, the Obama administration published its final guidelines for contraception coverage by insurers, putting what should be closure on … Continued

The boogeyman approacheth

AUSTIN, Texas — Conspiracy theories like those accompanying the Benghazi and IRS-Tea Party foul-ups come and go in American political … Continued

Doctors warn against’reproductive coercion’

When a husband hides a wife’s birth control pills or a boyfriend takes off a condom in the middle of … Continued

Two continents, one soul

Picture the scene: a prematurely aged woman lies on a disheveled bed in her rudimentary home in rural Uganda. Diagnosed … Continued

Key Catholic Obama ally shifts position, opposes contraception mandate

The White House has lost perhaps its most prominent Catholic ally in its controversial effort to expand contraception coverage, with … Continued

Catholic hospitals reject Obama’s birth control compromise

In an unexpected blow to the Obama administration and a major boon for America’s Catholic bishops, the influential Catholic Health … Continued

Universal health care: A Jewish moral imperative

This week’s Supreme Court hearings on the president’s health care plan will likely generate this court’s signature decision of a … Continued

Why women need secularism

Jason Getz AP Gale Walldorff holds a historic sign of a woman saying “Don’t tell me what to do,” during … Continued

Rep. Pelosi, conscience is more than a ‘thing’

MANDEL NGAN AFP/GETTY IMAGES House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, speaks during her weekly briefing November 17, 2011 in the … Continued

An authentically Catholic approach to reproductive health care

By Jon O’Brien Abortion is a difficult issue, made even more so by several recent emotionally and politically charged debates. … Continued

‘The Adventists': Beyond faith healing

Last month, we took the mandatory modern American parent’s pilgrimage down to Walt Disney World. On Saturday morning, we got … Continued

Catholic health care: let the patient beware

My mother is 89, with a sharp mind but a body that is failing her in ways too numerous to … Continued

The year in faith and reason

So-called events in the history of religion, like events in the history of reason, tend to be identifiable only in … Continued

The need for moral clarity

Q: U.S. Catholic bishops are defending their direct involvement in congressional deliberations over health-care reform, saying that church leaders have … Continued

Palin Care

Giving the wrong people seemingly harmless power can result in unintended consequences. Even granting control of the office coffee pot … Continued

Health Funding for Science, Not Faith

The Secular Coalition for America takes no position on the Baucus Health Care Bill itself, but we are working to … Continued

Honoring Kennedy’s Health Care Legacy

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good As the nation mourns the loss of Sen. Ted Kennedy, there … Continued

Sarah Palin’s “Death Panel” Lies

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler The devil may be the father of lies, but the “death panel” deception has … Continued

Consciences in Conflict

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. Most Americans believe that they should follow their consciences as the ultimate … Continued