(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.
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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) 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.
(RNS) A practicing Catholic educated in parochial schools, O’Malley parts company with some of his church’s positions.
(RNS) The 2012 Catholic culture warrior on the campaign trail says the breakdown of the traditional man-woman family is America’s most urgent problem.
(RNS) ”Jewish values,” Obama said, means caring as well about “a Palestinian child in Ramallah trapped without opportunity.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) An evangelical Christian, John (Jack) Templeton Jr. not only inherited his father’s devotion to seeking truth at the intersection of science and spirituality, he inherited the Templeton Foundation controversies that came it.
WASHINGTON (RNS) In a rare appearance in a panel discussion, the president talked public policy with progressive and conservative voices before an audience of Catholic and evangelical leaders.