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Can Pope Francis help end the culture wars?

Francis’ words may be the push needed to keep the Catholic faith above the mess of American politics.

ANALYSIS: Pope Francis stuns the church. But will it have a lasting effect?

RNS () — Pope Francis on Thursday (Sept. 19) rocked the Catholic Church and surprised the wider world with a … Continued

The evolution of Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore

Russell Moore, the new chief ethicist for the Southern Baptist Convention, has Jesus in his heart, Wendell Berry on his … Continued

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act: One baby step for humanity

Antiabortion activists march during the annual March for Life rally in Washington. The march coincides with Supreme Court’s landmark Roe … Continued

Kermit Gosnell and the abortion movement: In defense of the defenseless

Sarah L. Voisin / The Washington Post As abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s murder trial is in the hands of the jury, … Continued

I am the rape exception

AP Candidates for Indiana’s U.S. Senate seat Democrat Joe Donnelly, left, Libertarian Andrew Horning, center, and Republican Richard Mourdock participate … Continued

A woman’s life is a human life: a theological error in the GOP platform?

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Delegates show their support for Mitt Romney during roll call for nomination of president of the United States … 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

How abortion frames conservative politics

Charlie Neibergall AP Republican presidential candidates pose for a photo before the start of the Iowa GOP/Fox News Debate at … Continued

Abortion and thinking Americans

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

#Ihadanabortion: Tweeting abortion after the election

By Elizabeth Tenety With Tuesday’s sweep of antiabortion candidates into Congress (including a handful of ‘hardliners‘ who say they would … Continued

Is there common ground in abortion debate?

By Charles C. Camosy Religious pro-life voices in the public debate are often marginalized. First, the arguments they make are … Continued

Tebow ad another reason pro-choice is losing

Q: The conservative Christian group Focus on the Family is sponsoring a pro-life ad, featuring football star Tim Tebow, during … Continued

Bishops have a right to defend the defenseless

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

Health-Care Distortions

A law has been proposed in Congress that no woman be forced to have an abortion. Yet, Catholic bishops like … Continued

Catholic Professors Debate Obama, Abortion and Role of Church

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Last night, Catholic law professor Douglas Kmiec, a high-profile supporter of President Obama, took on Catholic … Continued

Poetry Slam at the White House

President and Mrs. Obama hosted an evening of poetry, music and spoken word at the White House last Tuesday evening, … Continued

“Authentic Common Ground on Abortion”

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. With all the episcopal criticism of Notre Dame for inviting President Obama … Continued

Xavier Joins Notre Dame on Bishops’ Boycott List

Another bishop has declined to attend another graduation ceremony at another Catholic university because of plans to bestow an honorary … Continued

Waiting for King Jesus

God is not a Republican or a Democrat. In fact, I am quite sure He is a monarchist and so … Continued