Catholic voter guide differs from two Catholic candidates

(RNS) A group of Democratic-leaning Catholics on Wednesday (Feb. 29) released a 2012 voter guide that includes abortion among a range of “pro-life issues,” such as war, euthanasia and poverty, and highlights economic and social justice issues as concerns Catholics should weigh as they consider which candidate to support.

Santorum might not be Mitt Romney’s only problem in Michigan

Dave Murray |

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (RNS) Mitt Romney’s position on the Detroit auto bailout and health care plan have been blasted, but a pollster suggests one issue not often discussed on the campaign trail this year could end up costing him Tuesday's Michigan primary victory: his Mormon faith. EPIC-MRA pollster Bernie Porn said the former Massachusetts governor’s […]

Rick Santorum defends views on Obama’s theology

Susan Page / USA Today |

 WASHINGTON (RNS) Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum, leading the GOP field in national polls, is defending his views questioning prenatal testing and President Obama's “theology.” By Susan Page.

TuesdayâÂ?Â?s Religion Roundup: Transformers

Rick Santorum may be up…again. Thanks to evangelicals. Rabbi Boteach may run for Congress. Rick Warren is slimming. Prop 8 is hanging fire. More women priests in the C of E than men. But as bishops? Usury is still a sin, and The Onion is still satire.