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‘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

The poison of unified religious power an old cultural lesson from Spain

Years ago, before the rise of radical Islamism was a political issue in the West, I visited the great mosque … Continued

Mormon marriage lessons

“The Roman Catholic Church and the Latter-day Saints (LDS) are working together as never before,” was the message from Mormon … Continued

Catholic church bashing, and boosting

Today’s guest blogger is Dan Pawlus, Vice President of Communications for Interfaith Youth Core and co-host of “30 Good Minutes” … Continued

Impeach the Pope

Q:Should Pope Benedict XVI be held responsible for the escalating scandals over clerical sexual abuse in Europe? Should he be … Continued

Unfaithful campaign against CCHD

As a special effort by the bishops to support works of social justice at the grass-roots level, the Catholic Campaign … Continued

The year in faith and reason

So-called events in the history of religion, like events in the history of reason, tend to be identifiable only in … Continued

Vatican welcoming only the right?

This Catholic’s View By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. Pope Benedict’s latest initiative toward Anglicans who want to rejoin the Catholic … Continued

God Wants More for Us

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. Last Sunday, the Scripture readings in Catholic churches had in common that … Continued

St. Joseph’s Day

Today’s guest blogger is Erik Schwarz, founder of Interfaith Works, a nonprofit based in New Orleans, Louisiana, that partners with … Continued

Beyond Williamson: The Larger Implications of Holocaust Denial

Understandably and appropriately, the recent uproar about the Vatican’s rehabilitation of four bishops from the Society of St. Pius X … Continued

Just a Catholic

In the end it wasn’t Thomas Aquinas, Pope Benedict or even St. Teresa of Avila – my favorite saint – … Continued

Priest Calls Vote for Obama a Mortal Sin

A Catholic priest in South Carolina has decided that the democratic act of casting a vote is, in some cases, … Continued

McCain’s Clarity vs. Obama’s Nuance

When I was little, I had a recurrent dream that there was a terrible earthquake. My father, his body a … Continued

Anthony Famiglietti: Steeple Chaser

Anthony Famiglietti isn’t hard to spot on the track. But it’s not just his tattoos and hair choices – a … Continued

Why I Took Holy Communion

I took Holy Communion at Tim Russert’s funeral mass. I am not a Catholic. I wrote about it for “On … Continued

Going to Church in Abu Dhabi

When I told my in-laws that their daughter and I were moving to the Middle East, it was exactly what … Continued

Careful, Catholics and Muslims! We Quake!

The Question: Pope Benedict’s recent baptism of a well-known Italian Muslim has prompted criticism in much of the Islamic world. … Continued