(RNS) The church and organized religion once led Gallup’s annual list of institutions rated with the highest levels of confidence. Not anymore.
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) Catholic Democrats and Republicans are miles apart on the cause and the urgency of global warming. Can the popular pope’s urgently written encyclical bridge the gap?
(RNS) Up front about his Catholic-shaped political agenda, Jeb Bush has said, “It’s not an imposition of faith. It’s who you are.”
(RNS) Although the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage looms, public attention already is shifting toward new, contentious issues over LGBT rights, a new survey finds.
(RNS) As the Supreme Court decides the fate of the Affordable Care Act, the president rallied its supporters — most prominently, the Catholic Health Association.
(RNS) Right-to-die legislation inspired by patient advocate Brittany Maynard passed a milestone in California Thursday when the state Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill to legalize physician-assisted dying.
(RNS) Church is “like an ice cream parlor” — we may stop by if we like the flavor, a new survey finds.
(RNS) He’s zealous about religious freedom, accuses the Islamic State of religious genocide, and fervently wants to defeat Hillary Clinton.
(RNS) A new demographic report looks at “the three most important indicators of ‘vitality’ for the Catholic Church” — the number of Catholics, the number of parishes, and the number of priests. Some indicators do not bode well for the church’s future.