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Young Christians move away from partisan politics

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Catholics’ disregard of teaching does not make it untrue

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Serious Catholics more likely to vote their beliefs

By Thomas Peters Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with … Continued

Political popery a bad idea

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Voting for the Sermon on the Mount

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

When God enters the voting booth

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Voters, look into your hearts

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Voting a civic duty, not a religious act

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Voting booth is not ‘moral free zone’

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Catholics cannot vote for pro-choice candidates

Remarks by Pope Benedict XVI and Cardinal-elect Raymond Burke in recent days have caught the attention of media outlets as … Continued

People of faith just as fed up as nonbelievers

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued

Attack on the legitimacy of the Jewish state demands pope’s response

By Rabbi Cooper On March 26, 2000, Pope John Paul II stepped up to the Western Wall, the symbol of … Continued

Pope places his mark on College of Cardinals

By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. With the appointment of 20 cardinal electors, Pope Benedict XVI continues to put his mark … Continued

Same-sex marriage is a fundamental right

By Menachem Z. Rosensaft New York Republican gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino is far from alone in his bluntly stated opposition … Continued

Chile mine rescue a ‘miracle’?

By Elizabeth Tenety Once feared dead, 33 trapped Chilean miners began to emerge Tuesday night after more than two months … Continued

Martyrdom, selective memory and Pope Benedict in England

I was almost going a little soft on Pope Benedict XVI during the early part of his visit to the … Continued

Catholic humiliation in UK

Now that Pope Benedict XVI has returned from the UK, most commentators will surely label the trip a failure, in … Continued

John Henry Cardinal Newman: beatification of a ‘revolutionary prophet’

Editor’s note: John Henry Cardinal Newman will be beatified (confirmed to be in heaven) in a Sunday mass presided over … Continued

When sex abuse isn’t taken seriously

By Mary DeMuth I’d heard rumors of the clergy sex abuse scandal in Belgium, but as I listened to a … Continued

The pope as pastor

By Sister Mary Ann Walsh Reports on Pope Benedict’s September 16-19 visit to England and Scotland where he is expected … Continued