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Catholic priest with a taste for ‘self-bondage’ returned to ministry

RNS () — The Roman Catholic bishop of Springfield, Ill., has returned a priest to ministry after an internal investigation … Continued

Study suggests bad World War II experiences led vets to church

A new study has found that American veterans who had a negative experience serving during World War II attend church more … Continued

The real church scandal

I have faith that the pope reads my On Faith blogs because he followed my advice in a column in … Continued

California bans ‘praying away the gay’ therapies

California became the first state to ban the use for minors of disputed therapies to “overcome” homosexuality, a step hailed … Continued

Expanding the debate around circumcision

A court in Cologne, Germany, recently ruled that circumcising young boys represents grievous “bodily harm.” The court found that the … Continued

Is homeless crackdown a sign of compassion fatigue?

A growing number of cities across the United States are making it harder to be homeless. Philadelphia recently banned outdoor … Continued

Where We Worship: First Baptist Church of Glenarden:

A hush fell over the more than 2,000 parishioners at First Baptist Church of Glenarden as Nick Vujicic was lifted … Continued

Does God keep exclusive agents?

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

The importance of freedom of religion

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

The credentialed and religious hospitals

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Catholic beliefs shouldn’t be imposed on non-Catholics

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Matters of life and death

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Guaranteed freedoms sometimes come into conflict

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

What Disease Does Abortion Cure?

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Threats to what is best in America

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Catholic dormancy

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Agree or not, religious freedom should prevail

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Sadly, Catholic hospitals have a right to be medieval

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

Decatholicizing opinions vs. catholicizing facts

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

The right to Episcopal authority

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued