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More Than A Nation: A Celebration Of Americans

Jim Moore | Posted 07.05.2016 | Good News
Jim Moore

On this July 4th weekend, I'd like to take a moment to make clear just what it is I believe I'm celebrating, or, more precisely, who I believe I am ce...

The Sperm, the Egg, and Pope Francis

David Morris | Posted 09.24.2015 | Religion
David Morris

For the last 47 years, while virtually every other Christian denomination has approved of birth control and the majority of Catholics use birth control regularly the Catholic Church has fiercely maintained its position that the sperm has a God-given right to try to get to the egg.

Pope Francis Appoints Catholic YouTube Star To Los Angeles Archdiocese

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.21.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis named three auxiliary bishops to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on Tuesday -- and one of them is a social media star who has used his wid...

Lessons From the Fight Over Later Abortion in Albuquerque

Jon O'Brien | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Jon O'Brien

Americans aren't buying what the bishops and their allies are selling, and they are not willing to vote away their rights or those of their neighbors.

A Ghost Story: Philly's Bishop Francis Kenrick Revisits the Scene of AntiCatholic Riots

Thom Nickels | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Thom Nickels

I, Bishop Francis Patrick Kenrick, was blessed with a fine clerical career. In my hometown of Dublin, I was selected, at age 18, to study in Rome. In Rome I spent many summers reading on the Spanish Steps and praying in St. Peter's.

"Damned Lies" in Reckless NY-1 Campaign

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 11.06.2012 | New York
John Tepper Marlin

Randy Altschuler is mounting another challenge against Congressman Tim Bishop. He claims Rep. Bishop's votes in Congress since 2003 have "forced more than 30,000 jobs to leave Long Island." To use someone else's term, it's a "damned lie."

Vatican, Chinese Catholics Clash Over New Bishop

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis Wong Religion News Service HONG KONG -- Vatican and Hong Kong cardinals criticized the official Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association for...

Lesbian Bishop-Elect Clears Crucial Hurdle

BeliefNet.com | Daniel Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

A majority of dioceses in the Episcopal Church have confirmed the election of an open lesbian as a bishop in Los Angeles, bringing Bishop-elect Mary G...

Obama, the Bishops, Notre Dame and the Fighting Irish Football Team

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

I think we have heard enough about the sanctity of a Notre Dame degree, and the inappropriateness of awarding such a degree to President Obama, becaus...