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Why gun violence is a Christian issue

(George Frey/Getty Images) A suicide by shotgun in the City of Fairfax, following closely on the heels of the Navy … Continued

Measles outbreak in Texas church leads to soul-searching, thank God

(Jacquelyn Martin/AP ) There are 20 confirmed cases of measles in the latest outbreak of this preventable disease, according to … Continued

COMMENTARY: Refusing service in the name of religion is never acceptable

In Vermont, a country inn declined to provide a wedding reception for a same-sex marriage. In Hawaii, the owner of … Continued

Lesbian provisions prompt Catholic bishops to oppose Violence Against Women Act

Five key Catholic bishops are opposing the newly authorized Violence Against Women Act for fear it will subvert traditional views … Continued

2013: The year without fear?

Jason DeCrow AP Members of the Sikh community hold a candlelight vigil outside Newtown High School before an interfaith vigil … Continued

Mitt Romney, Health Care, and Eco-Womanism

AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gestures during a rally in Abingdon, Va., on Oct. 5, 2012. … Continued

In Assisi, seeking love and forgiveness in the shadow of St. Francis

ASSISI, Italy — Swimming against a global tide of religious violence and political polarization, about 550 religious and humanitarian leaders … Continued

HHS mandate is officially violating our religious liberty

AFP/GETTY IMAGES A supporter of President Barack Obama’s health care reforms, right, argues with several elderly women who are against … Continued

Dolan criticized for inviting Obama to Al Smith Dinner

NEW YORK — By tradition, the storied Al Smith Dinner has provided a few hours of comic relief from the … Continued

Faith-based organizations to make new commitments at London Family Planning Summit

When the British government and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation bring together governments, donors, civil society, the private sector … Continued

Faith in future generations

Malcolm Linton GETTY IMAGES A child hangs in a scale as relief workers determine his level of malnutrition at a … Continued

Notre Dame among Catholic organizations suing over HHS birth control regulations: Read full list

Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP President Barack Obama, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announces the revamp of … Continued

Whose religious freedom?

The freedom of religion and belief is one of our most cherished liberties. The First Amendment protects our right to … Continued

In an apparent bid to add an erudite contribution to our public discourse, Rush Limbaugh called a Georgetown law student … Continued

On family planning, does the Catholic Church represent Catholics?

Riccardo De Luca AP Pope Benedict XVI leaves after an audience in the Paul VI Hall, at the Vatican, Saturday, … Continued

There is no right to be born

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions, along with … Continued

Shared commitment to women and children

By Rev. Richard Cizik and Rev. Debra W. Haffner They say that politics makes strange bedfellows, and perhaps they are … Continued

The right’s war on poor women

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions, along with … Continued

Boehner: We have a ‘moral responsibility’ to deal with debt, ‘start praying’

By Elizabeth TenetyHouse Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks at the National Religious Broadcasters convention Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, in Nashville. … 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