NEW YORK (RNS) Groeschel was an outspoken opponent of abortion and was quick to defend the church against what he saw as unfair criticism. But his critique of media coverage of the clergy sex abuse scandals also landed him in hot water.
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(RNS) Satanists’ attack on the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision with a letter protesting “informed consent” abortion laws as a burden to their religious beliefs may be a toothless challenge.
ROME (RNS) According to the survey published in the daily La Stampa this week, 61 percent of Italians support abortion. By comparison, only 44 percent of those surveyed said they supported face-lifts.
(RNS) Science is all but useless in arguments about personhood. Because almost everyone who takes a position does so on the basis of religious belief.
(RNS) Instead of neat boxes, there’s a reddish/blueish tint in attitudes toward faith, family, and government.
(RNS) “Anyone who suggests that we hate homosexuals or people of other faiths is either misinformed or lying,” David and Jason Benham said after HGTV pulled the plug on their planned reality series.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Hispanic Catholics are less likely than evangelicals to attend weekly worship services, pray daily or take a literal view of the Bible, according to a new survey.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope’s remarks represented a departure of sorts for Francis, who has kept a relative silence on the issue as he tried to redirect the church’s energies toward combating poverty and income inequality.
(RNS) The potential for a robust alliance between the White House and the nation’s largest church fizzled almost from the start of Obama’s candidacy in 2007, and a relationship that started badly went downhill when he was elected.