More on Reproductive Rights

At the United Nations, the Vatican is church and state. That needs to change.

The United Nations General Assembly in New York. (Stsn Honda/AFP/Getty Images) The world seems to have fallen in love with … Continued

N.Y. Freethought Trail traces nonbelievers’ historic course

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — More than 29,000 people visit the Women’s Rights National Historical Park each year, where they sit … Continued

Former charity head confirmed as U.S. ambassador to Vatican

RNS () — The U.S. Senate has confirmed former Catholic Relief Services head Ken Hackett to be the next ambassador … Continued

Why the anti-abortion movement must start by changing the culture

While America suffers over 1.2 million abortions per year, the debate about how to end abortion rages on. And the … Continued

Report: ‘Catholic McCarthyism’ threatens bishops’ anti-poverty push

Conservative activists are threatening the social justice mission of the Catholic Church just when the country needs it most, a … Continued

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Questioning the Abortion Worldview

How can scholars agree on the science surrounding abortion but not its moral responsibility?

Irish abortion debate reflects growing church-state tensions

DUBLIN, Ireland — Ruth Bowie was in the throes of grief when she found out she would never know her … Continued

40 years after Roe, abortion remains legal – but restricted

WASHINGTON — Forty years after the Supreme Court legalized abortion, the constitutional right many Americans take for granted is coming … Continued

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

Election 2012: Sex, lies and videotape

AFP/GETTY IMAGES A man fills out paper work to participate in the final day of early voting at the Lancaster … Continued