(RNS) It used to be that figuring out what Americans think about pretty much anything was relatively simple. No more. Here’s why.
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.
Ferguson, Mo., is on edge. Another American has been beheaded by ISIS. But all is not grim. We get Pope Francis and Patti Smith in the same sentence. And a comet ‘sings.’
(RNS) Clicktivism — for good or for ill — brings attention to online hate speech, and “attention is never powerless”‘
This was a big news weekend. High-or-low lights include a possible promotion, a definite demotion and an act of compassion afoul of the law.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Cardinal Walter Kasper, known as “the pope’s theologian,” says critics shouldn’t fear Pope Francis’ focus on mercy.
(RNS) By dying at age 29, Maynard signaled that she saw no point in needless suffering. And if suffering is optional, then it might also be spiritually meaningless.
(RNS) She spoke of loving life and raised her voice in her final months in hope of changing public policy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Brittany Maynard’s choice to die prompts a look at the values and vocabulary of death, dying and decisions people make at the end of their days.