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Four priests, four friends: Bishops witness historic changes in Catholic life

Whether by accident, serendipity or divine design, four future heavyweights of American Catholicism found themselves in the Class of 1962 … Continued

New survey brings good and bad news for Jewish community

A new survey brings both good and bad news for America’s largest Jewish community: New York City, Long Island, N.Y., … Continued

Kicking the can down the road

It’s not pleasant to watch America’s religious leaders imitate our politicians when they expropriate political cliches to explain or delay … Continued

A Catholic nullification doctrine?

The Department of Health and Human Services has accepted the medical opinion that contraception is a preventive health measure. That … Continued

Separation of church and state: Good for religion?

If any more evidence were required that a nation whose Constitution guarantees individual religious liberty does not need members of … Continued

Newt Gingrich: a Catholic running against Islam?

David Goldman AP FILE – In this April 13, 2011 file photo, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich arrives for a … Continued

Many charter schools continue to defy church-state separation

More than 1.5 million American children now attend charter schools, thanks to a movement asserting that whatever is wrong with … Continued

New Council or New Bishops?

It’s either time for a new council or new bishops. I realized how far we have gone away from the … Continued

Female moral superiority a dubious basis for reform

Once again, courtesy of the pedophilia crisis in the male-dominated Roman Catholic Church and the financial meltdown caused by Wall … Continued

Faith-based blackmail

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