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Liberty and Justice for all in Maryland

Linda Davidson THE WASHINGTON POST Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley poses with Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and House Speaker Mike Busch … Continued

HHS mandate shouldn’t require leaving faith, values at home

AP A rosary is held in the hand of a walker during a “Rosary Walk” rally supporting religious freedom. Over … Continued

Catholic bishops renew call to repair law

“For nearly a century, the Catholic bishops of the United States have been and continue to be consistent advocates for … Continued

Religious liberty: A cause for all seasons

Patrick Semansky AP Deacons sing during a liturgy in Baltimore, Thursday, June 21, 2012, to kick off the “Fortnight For … Continued

Religious newsmakers disappointing

As voted by the Religion Newswriters Association’s members, among the year’s most consequential religion newsmakers were Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, … Continued

“Dog bites man” stories selected as top religious news of the year

As voted by the Religion Newswriters Association’s members, among the year’s most consequential religion newsmakers were Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, … Continued

When bishops play politics

They see themselves as crusaders for human rights–protectors of the innocent, the voiceless, and the powerless. After years of enduring … Continued

The church was too silent in 2009

It is the last day of 2009 and in my mind the most important religious story of the year has … 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

Catholic bishops as culture warriors

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good Roman Catholic bishops have made big news recently by wielding significant … Continued

Bishops as marriage experts

By David Waters The 60-page pastoral lecture letter on marriage issued this week by the nation’s Roman Catholic bishops defends … 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

Church out of line

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

Holocaust Deniers, as Enemies of Public Fact, are Enemies of Truth

Is it better to challenge or ignore Holocaust deniers such as Catholic Bishop Richard Williamson and Iranian President Mahmoud Amadenijad? … Continued

Pope Must Denounce Holocaust Deniers

Like flat earthers, Holocaust deniers simply refuse to acknowledge reality. On being shown pictures taken from a satellite that showed … Continued

No and Yes to Benedict XVI

The Question: In his speech to U.S. bishops last week, Pope Benedict XVI said: “Any tendency to treat religion as … Continued

Dissent is Not Discrimination

In a word, No! That, however, does not mean that some Roman Catholics do not think that discrimination still exists. … Continued

An All-American Equal Opportunity Holiday

A no-brainer: Thanksgiving is for all Americans, of all races, ethnic backgrounds, religious beliefs, or nonreligious beliefs. That’s the reason … Continued