WASHINGTON – With eight justices, the court risks deadlock on important issues such as abortion and immigration, not to mention affirmative action, voting rights and public employee unions.
WASHINGTON – Over nearly three decades on the high court, the conservative Catholic justice’s sharp intellect and acerbic opinions made him a hero to the right and a target for the left.
MEXICO CITY – Francis exhorts Mexico’s bishops to take a more active stand against the drug trade, which he says “devours like a metastasis.””
(RNS) The conflict between the school and a professor who tried to show solidarity with Muslims is itself emblematic of where American evangelicalism is today.
PARIS (RNS) The shifting emphasis from religion to realpolitik marked the end of an unusual period during which many Germans took a firm moral stand to help the desperate refugees.
(RNS) “We knew when we started planning this not many places are willing to even tackle a conversation about religion, and so it would be challenging,” says the museum’s director of collections.
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