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Rick Santorum and the Cultural Divide

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Steven Cohen

Running for president as if America is a 1950's sitcom is slightly delusional. You may win a Republican primary or two by running against gay marriage and contraception, but there are no national elections to be won in that political space.

Why Are Religious Beliefs Off Limits?

Lawrence M. Krauss | Posted 05.05.2012 | Science
Lawrence M. Krauss

When a person's religious beliefs cause him to deny the evidence of science, or for whom public policy morphs into a battle with the devil, shouldn't that be a subject for discussion and debate?

When Church Met State: A New Romantic Comedy From Rick Santorum

Paul_Johnson | Posted 04.30.2012 | Comedy
Paul_Johnson

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Santorum Revisits Issue That Makes Him 'Want To Throw Up'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

One day after saying the separation of church and state "makes me want to throw up," Rick Santorum told a Michigan audience that he supports the divis...

Santorum Benefits From Mistaken Identity

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum's political good fortune in the Republican presidential primaries has come about in large part because of his appeal to evangelicals. A ...

The Catholicization of the American Right

Howard Schweber | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
Howard Schweber

At the national level, Catholic politicians have emerged as leading figures in the GOP... and evangelical Protestants are flocking to follow their lead. Why?

Newsflash: Santorum Out of Touch With Catholic Theology

Roger S. Gottlieb | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Roger S. Gottlieb

Santorum's virtual ignoring of environmental issues may be correct or incorrect, depending on your point of view. But it is not orthodox Catholicism -- at least not the morally, politically and spiritually serious Catholicism of 2012.

Rick Santorum's Theocratic Hypocrisy

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

If Rick Santorum believes that the only appropriate policy positions are those based on Biblical teachings, he should be ashamed. The fact is, Santorum doesn't like the teachings of his own church when it comes to evolution, so he goes his separate way.

Rick Santorum, Have You No Shame?

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

The assault on the legitimacy of the president's personal Christian theology is nothing less than despicable. It is garbage politics; unworthy of serious political discourse.

Santorum Brings Religious Attack On Obama To Ohio

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

CUMMING, Ga. -- Rick Santorum on Sunday condemned what he called President Barack Obama's world view that "elevates the Earth above man," discouraging...

Joshua Hersh

Santorum Calls For Ending Public Education, Prenatal Testing

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

A more congenial Rick Santorum doubled down on several controversial, and religiously laden, remarks in an interview Sunday morning on CBS's "Face the...

Ryan Grim

Santorum In 2008: Protestantism Left 'World Of Christianity'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics

As far as Rick Santorum is concerned, mainstream Protestantism "is gone from the world of Christianity." That's what he told students at Florida's Ave...

Howard Fineman

Sanctum Santorum: The 'Church' Candidate

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bathed in the candlelight of a Romanesque Texas church and framed at the altar by golden stained glass, Rick Santorum told a group of Da...

Rick San(i)tor(i)um -- Or, Why He Takes My Breath Away

Mark Axelrod | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Mark Axelrod

In a year when political hypocrisy seems to be the entrée of the day, it's apparent that Santorum's mantra of "telling it like it is" is as mendacious as that of any of the other candidates.

Is Rick Santorum A Catholic Or An Evangelical? Yes.

Posted 01.11.2012 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) Just days after Rick Santorum surged to a virtual tie for first in the Iowa caucuses, conservative act...

Dan Froomkin

Santorum In 2007: 'Some Christians' Think Mormonism Is A 'Dangerous Cult'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who has suddenly become Mitt Romney's top challenger for the Republican presidential nomi...