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An appeal to see Romney’s softer side

GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney walks the floor during the final day of the Republican … Continued

Affordable Care Act:

David Goldman AP Supporters of President Barack Obama’s health care law celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington Thursday after … Continued

Rick Santorum: ‘More Catholic than a conservative’?

View Photo Gallery: Scenes of religious faith meeting politics in the 2012 campaign. What does it mean to be a Catholic … Continued

Faith and values at the Republican presidential debate

Eric Gay AP Republican presidential candidate former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, center, speaks as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, left, … Continued

Pray for Hitch? Christian healing for believers, atheists

By Dr. Francisco Contreras Celebrities with cancer have long piqued the public’s curiosity, especially in these days of social media, … Continued

Roe v. Wade v. Civility

With the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade ruling approaching, perhaps it is time for human civility to enter the dialogue.

When bishops go rogue

The word “agony” describes the rosary’s first Sorrowful Mystery. It also describes the pain felt in the clash of opinions … Continued

Fear, Suspicion and Change

We have entered what columnist Kathleen Parker calls “a political era of uninhibited belligerence,” that is finding expression in sermons, … Continued

Support Your Local Religious Gun Nut

Some New York-area rabbis are planning to bring weapons to High Holy Day services this month to guard against terrorist … Continued

Zombie Nation

Death. It’s the political word of power these days. Death panels. Death Book. Accusations that Democrats are “playing the death … Continued

Funeral Mass Politics

There it was on non-stop television: the Catholic rite of the Mass of the Resurrection. True, the networks responded because … Continued

Honoring Kennedy’s Health Care Legacy

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good As the nation mourns the loss of Sen. Ted Kennedy, there … Continued

The Biblical and Rabbinic Roots of Ted Kennedy’s Politics

Hailed by many as perhaps the greatest senator of the 20th century, Ted Kennedy died today following a 15-month-long battle … Continued

Ted Kennedy’s Catholic Life in D.C.

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Some details about Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s personal faith life here in Washington D.C. While in … Continued

The Perfect Job for Sarah Palin

Amid all the babble about Sarah Palin’s recent resignation as Alaska’s governor and amid all the speculation about her potential … Continued

St. Dysmas Didn’t Need a Green Card

By Rev. Kathleen L. BlanerLutheran pastor, Kensington, Md. President Obama is supporting a program and legislation to deport illegal immigrants … Continued

Democrats at Liberty

By Jerry Falwell Jr.Chancellor and President of Liberty University A number of media sources recently reported that Liberty University banned … Continued

Hispanic Evangelicals Rising

Much has been said about the rise of Hispanic Evangelicals in U.S. public life in the last decade. The question … Continued

Brownback’s ‘Real Catholics’ Insult for Real?

A nationwide effort to oppose abortion legislation that doesn’t exist has conjured a controversial anti-abortion fund-raising letter that shouldn’t exist … Continued

A Kinder and Gentler America

As one who has always promoted nonviolence, I believe the United States has convinced the world that it is the … Continued