(RNS) “When we ask people about what America thinks, what America is like, their answers are influenced by what is flashing in their minds. The news. The people they know. What they’ve seen themselves or what their friends experienced.”
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) The furor is, at root, an unwinnable war over “personhood,” the legality of abortion and the ethics of finding cures for life in the death of a fetus.
(RNS) “When I get to the pearly gates, I’m going to have an answer for what I’ve done for the poor,” says the Ohio governor.
(RNS) Harper Lee’s “new” book “Go Set a Watchman” is infused with religious life and Christian moral argument, from its title to its final words.
(RNS) The Little Sisters of the Poor — who have refused to comply with the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate — lost their latest court case Tuesday (July 14).
(RNS) They skip sacraments, and Mass, too, but a new survey of Catholic parents finds some encouraging nuggets: “They still have a relationship with God and pray for their family.”
(RNS) The progressive denomination wants the Washington Redskins to drop its controversial name and mascot.
(RNS) The Supreme Court majority reasoned with concern for the real-world impact of dismantling the Affordable Care Act. That pragmatic approach also turned up in the long-awaited marriage ruling.