The United States underutilizes the mechanisms put in place by the International Religious Freedom Act. That needs to change.
President Obama has overseen the decline of American civil religion. He has also helped foster a new public faith: American civil spirituality.
No “red hats” given to United States bishops as Pope Francis names his additions to the College of Cardinals.
It is a diplomacy built upon an ethic whose goal is the sustenance and joy of all of humanity. It … Continued