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Dolan: ‘Like Jesus, Annie laid down her life for her friends’

“Like Jesus, Annie laid down her life for her friends. Like Jesus, Annie’s life and death brings light, truth, goodness … Continued

Pope to Twitter: Follow me

The leaders in Catholic online media offer their blurbs on Pope Benedict’s entrance into the “Twittersphere.”

A vibrant, but different, future for religion in the U.S.

Research for my new book “God Is Alive and Well: The Future of Religion in America” documents the degree to … Continued

Michelangelo, religious tolerance and the 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel ceiling

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates baptisms in the Sistine Chapel on Jan. 9, 2011 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by L’Osservatore … Continued

Should Obama reach out to the Catholic bishops?

AP President Obama pauses as he speaks at the election night partyin Chicago on Nov. 7, 2012. One group of … Continued

Roman Catholic women priests?

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Pope Benedict XVI arrives to lead an ordination mass at St Peter’s basilica at the Vatican on April … Continued

Catholicism, American style

AP This combo made from file photos shows Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan. … Continued

‘Please Talk Personally About This’: Abortion at the vice-presidential debate

REUTERS Vice President Joe Biden listens as Congressman Paul Ryan speaks during the vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky. Moderator … Continued

Women get a shot: Martha Raddatz rules the vice-presidential debate

MICHAEL REYNOLDS / POOL EPA Vice President Joe Biden gestures toward Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as moderator Martha Raddatz listens … Continued

Biden, Ryan talk abortion, Catholic social teaching in debate

AP Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan after their debate on Oct. 11, 2012. … Continued

Second Vatican Council at 50

AP In this picture made available by the Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful after the … Continued

Who are the ‘Nones’?

More than 13 million atheists and agnostics and nearly 33 million claim no particular affiliation. About 20 percent of U.S. … Continued

Anti-Muslim subway ads throughout New York City: Fighting for faith?

AP Cyrus McGoldrick, advocacy director for Council on American-Islamic Relations, makes a photo with his cell phone of an anti-Muslim … Continued

Pope Benedict: From Regensburg, Germany to Beirut, Lebanon

REUTERS Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithfuls from his Pope-mobile upon his arrival to conduct an open-air mass service at … Continued

Did Jesus have a wife?

KAREN L. KING A newly discovered fragment of Coptic writing suggests some early Christians believed Jesus was married, a Harvard … Continued

HHS mandate shouldn’t require leaving faith, values at home

AP A rosary is held in the hand of a walker during a “Rosary Walk” rally supporting religious freedom. Over … Continued

George Zimmerman on Trayvon Martin shooting: ‘All God’s plan’

In a Fox News interview with Sean Hannity that aired Wednesday, George Zimmerman said that he did not regret getting … Continued

Can Christianity be revived?

Bill O’Leary WASHINGTON POST The Bishops’ Garden on the National Cathedral grounds as seen on July, 18, 2010 in Washington, … Continued

On Catholic oath of fidelity: It’s about time

Tracy A. Woodward THE WASHINGTON POST Kathleen Riley, left, and Alison Carroll, right, stand next to St. Ann Catholic Church … Continued

Is a catechist Catholic?

Tracy A. Woodward THE WASHINGTON POST Alison Carroll holds a copy of the Profession of Faith on Tuesday July 5th, … Continued