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Supreme Court poised to turn right in 2013 term

WASHINGTON — After two blockbuster terms in which it saved President Obama’s health care law and advanced the cause of … Continued

Pope Francis identifies with regular Catholics

Pope Francis made a significant push Thursday toward his vision of a more pastoral, less doctrinaire Catholic Church, saying the … Continued

After high court rulings, what will religious conservatives do?

The twin Supreme Court rulings on Wednesday (June 26) that further opened the door for gay marriage in the U.S. … Continued

Will the Kermit Gosnell verdict change the abortion debate?

Even before rogue abortionist Kermit Gosnell was convicted in Philadelphia on Monday (May 13) of delivering and then killing late-term … Continued

Abortion foes debate best PR approach

When thousands of abortion opponents gather on Friday (Jan. 25) on the National Mall for their annual protest march, they … Continued

Roe a matter of religious liberty

Forty years after abortion was made legal by the momentous Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade, women’s access to … Continued

March for Life’s Jeanne Monahan leads next generation of anti-abortion activists

WASHINGTON — Each January in the four decades since the Roe v. Wade decision legalized abortion in 1973, Nellie Gray … Continued

ANALYSIS: As Mitt Romney moves to the middle, anti-abortion activists try to cover his right flank

As Mitt Romney has moved to the center in an effort to overtake President Barack Obama in the campaign’s homestretch, … Continued

Dolan criticized for inviting Obama to Al Smith Dinner

NEW YORK — By tradition, the storied Al Smith Dinner has provided a few hours of comic relief from the … Continued

Is gun control a religious issue?

Of all the controversies that have followed in the bloody wake of Friday’s (July 20) shooting rampage in Aurora, Colo., … Continued

Is Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng pro-life?

NEW YORK — When blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng made a daring escape from house arrest this spring and found … Continued

In the contraception furor, the loud voices of a few threaten revolutionary gains of all U.S. women

The Obama administration may have wriggled out of a tight spot when it announced it would require insurers – and … Continued

Hope for middle ground

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions, along with … Continued

No place for religion in public policy

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions, along with … Continued

Time to retire the damnable word “moderate”

Overuse of the essentially meaningless word “moderate” has become a blight on American political and religious discourse. I call this … Continued

Finally, a Clear Explainer on Abortion and Health-Care Reform

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Here’s the clearest explanation I’ve found of what is in the health-reform package in the House … Continued

Conservative Christians Could Win in Resisting Health-Care Reform

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Congress heads into its August recess at the end of the week, and members will face … Continued

Abortion Reduction Bill Draws Religious Friends & Foes

By Wililam Wan The new bill that’s supposed to build common ground between those for and against abortion rights hasn’t … Continued

Anti-Abortion Ad Features Neil Armstrong

By Jacqueline L. Salmon As the nation celebrates the 40th anniversary of the first walk on the moon, the achievement … Continued

‘Common Ground’ Leads to Confusion

By Jacqueline L. Salmon What if a Web site that supports abortion rights were to launch an online effort to … Continued