Are Republicans reviving Bush’s “compassionate conservatism”? Why did Sen. Mike Lee’s response cite Godzilla and God the same number of times? A nun goes to see “Sister Act,” and has this to say …
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(RNS) The congresswoman who’s already being compared to Sarah Palin hinted at a term that has faded from Republican rhetoric in recent years: compassionate conservatism.
While acknowledging the sadness of our divisions, I would also like to acknowledge and even to celebrate the ways in which our diverse traditions make the Body of Christ manifest across the globe.
WASHINGTON (RNS) An FDA web site explains the four major methods of contraception and how they work.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Religion, medicine and politics shape the way people define pregnancy and abortion — key points in the battles over the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate.
ROME (RNS) The Italian National Animal Protection Agency said that because the doves are bred in captivity and lack strong survival instincts, releasing them into the wild as is often done at the Vatican “is like condemning them to certain death.”
(RNS) The son of a Florida fertility doctor was sentenced Monday (Jan. 27) to nearly 14 years in federal prison for duping his pregnant girlfriend into taking medication that caused her to abort her 6-week-old fetus.
Hanging in the hallways of Broadway Church, a historic stone structure in midtown Kansas City, Mo., are more than 200 artistic portrayals of Jesus. Inspired by Salvador Dali’s “Christ of St. John of the Cross,” the church’s former pastor, Paul R. Smith, began collecting these “faces of Jesus”, which were mounted in 1996.
Will there be no more papal doves? Will the Southern Baptist Convention answer all your sex questions? Will mainstream comics hypersexualize even their teenage Muslim superheroes? The answers, my friend, are blowing in the wind.
“Well, you’re able to shout when your team scores a goal, and you are not able to sing praises to the Lord?” — Pope Francis, in his daily homily at the Vatican