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The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of The Evangelical Left

Review of a newly released book by David Swartz, author and historian at Asbury University, Moral Minority: The Evangelical Left in an Age of Conservatism… More Read More »

Pope Benedict XVI Convenes Bishops to Confront ‘Tsunami’ of Secularism

Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl called on Christians to “overcome the syndrome of embarrassment” about their faith with a more assertive offense against the “tsunami of secular influence” that is sweeping away “marriage, family, the concept of the common good and objective right and wrong.”.. More Read More »

German Catholic Church Links Tax to the Sacraments

 The Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Germany issued a crystal clear, uncompromising edict, endorsed by the Vatican. It detailed that a member who refuses to pay taxes will no longer be allowed to receive communion or make confession, to serve as godparents or to hold any office.. More Read More »

Vatican Walks a Fine Line

on trying to combat blasphemy in UN… More Read More »

Fighting Over God’s Image

Americans have had their own history of conflict, some of it deadly, over displays of the sacred. The path toward civil debate over such representation is neither short nor easy…. Read More »

Religious Freedom Restrictions Increase Worldwide

Religious believers throughout the world face a rising tide of restrictions, according to.. More Read More »

Religious freedom under increasing threat worldwide.

More countries around the world are clamping down on religious freedom and harassment and intimidation of religious groups has surged, according to a new study… More Read More »

The Vision Thing: A Catholic View of Religious Freedom in the United States

In the fall of 2011, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) formed the ad hoc committee for Religious Freedom, headed by… More Read More »

The Vision Thing

A Catholic View of Religious Freedom in the United States… Read More »

Evangelicals Hug the Sidelines as Catholics and Mormons Seize the National Stage

This year marks the first time in the history of the Republic when a major party has not had a Protestant on the ticket. Indeed, the only Protestant left in the race is President Obama… Read More »