(RNS) Hobby Lobby President Steve Green, with a life steeped in faith, may be the ideal plaintiff in the looming Supreme Court showdown over religious freedom and the Affordable Cate Act contraception mandate.
Author Archives: Cathy Lynn Grossman
About Cathy Lynn Grossman
Cathy Lynn Grossman is a senior national correspondent for Religion News Service, specializing in stories drawn from research and statistics on religion, spirituality and ethics, and manager for social media. She joined RNS in 2013 after 23 years with USA TODAY, where she created the religion and ethics beat for the national newspaper.
Grossman is graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and began her career at The Miami Herald. Grossman recently completed a certificate course in biomedical ethics and health care policy with the Center for Practical Bioethics, Kansas City, Mo.
Her honors include: University of Michigan Journalism Fellowship 1987-88; Templeton Journalism Fellowship in Science and Religion, 2005: East West Center study fellowship on Islam in Asia, 2007.
The number of people who claim no religious brand is climbing the statistical ranks, but these “nones” may not be who you think they are.
(RNS) As complaints near record highs, the EEOC is making its guidelines for religious workplace accommodation elaborately clear.
WASHINGTON (RNS) U.S. Catholics always like their pope but often ignore Catholic teachings. Now, a new survey on Pope Francis’ first year finds that they “not only like the singer, they like the new song.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new survey finds the rapid shift toward favoring LGBT rights in the past decade has a wide impact on American religious and political life.
An anti-nuke nun, 84, tells judge even a life sentence “would be an honor.” The honorable idea of “religious freedom” could be a shield for discrimination or even dangerous. All that and more at today’s roundup.
(RNS) Science and religion already co-exist — but it’s a cold peace, say experts. A new dialogue campaign, based on new research, is underway to establish routes for collaboration.
Love doesn’t take a snow day. But Valentine’s Day has no power, alas, over raging issues in religion, politics and bioethics, all in Friday’s news.