WASHINGTON (RNS) Robert Putnam wants to convert every reader on the sawdust trail to civic salvation. And he’s not taking no for an answer.
Author Archives: Cathy Lynn Grossman
About Cathy Lynn Grossman
Award-winning journalist Cathy Lynn Grossman is a senior national correspondent for RNS, where she specializes in stories drawn from research and statistics on religion, spirituality, and social and biomedical ethics. She joined RNS in 2013 after 23 years with USA TODAY, where she created the religion and ethics beat for the national newspaper. Grossman also blogs for RNS at Faith & Reason.
(RNS) Most young adults hold views on moral issues that are a long way from what some major religions preach on issues such as abortion and contraception.
(RNS) Brittany Maynard and Kara Tippetts both died too young. But their final acts showed the different meanings of what we mean by “death with dignity.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) When it comes to how Americans rank the factors that shape their self identity, religion ranks near the bottom — if at all.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Activists and legal experts agreed there was one tool missing in the new law: public accommodations provisions that might ban discrimination in the sale of goods and services.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Seventy percent of self-identified evangelicals “do not view religion and science as being in conflict,” according to a study unveiled at a American Association for the Advancement of Science conference.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A solid 56 percent of Americans support same-sex marriage, up from just 11 percent in 1988.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Faith and foreign aid make a complex, controversial mix. Yet leaders of faith-based nonprofits say the two can’t be separated.
WASHINGTON (RNS) He’s reached statistical tie for top ratings with the immensely popular late pope, who always scored more than 9 in 10 positive views from Catholics.