Why should courts take religious freedom more seriously, given that Notre Dame administrators have effectively admitted their conscience claims were unserious?
At a time when many Catholics are troubled by the ideas of a next-generation pope with a Twitter account, these questions and arguments are of extraordinary importance.
With this, Notre Dame distinguishes itself as one of the first employers in the country to take advantage of the Trump administration’s relaxation of the contraceptive mandate.
While this week is the anniversary of the first big publication associated with Protestant reformer Martin Luther, it wasn’t his most famous or world-changing work.
It didn’t stop with Harvey Weinstein. It’s now spreading to the political media, where it is about to cause a similar devastating loss of moral credibility.
The only posting Martin Luther did that day was of two private letters. He went to bed that night never having approached any church door with a document and nail.
In George Weigel’s latest biography of John Paul II, he contemplates how his own life intersected with the historically consequential pope and provides ‘Lessons in Hope’ along the way.
Protestant churches will claim a doctrinally correct view of justification, but what the doctrine means has no bearing on their worship practices. Not so with many Catholics.
Love Saxa is in danger of being stripped of its status as an official student group at Georgetown University. Its offense: holding to a Catholic view of human sexuality.
A nine-year-old girl from Indiana made international news recently when she refused to respect her church’s dress code for female first communicants.
In case you missed the memo, this October 31 is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing of the 95 Theses on the Wittenberg doors, beginning the Protestant Reformation.
In Catholics’ eyes, our admiration for Martin Luther is as misguided as holding a big party in honor of one’s divorce.
The fear of cosmic evil—of evil that is more than just bad neural wiring in the brain of a murderer—is innate within us all. It is a healthy and sane emotion.
Democrats’ line of questioning against religious judicial nominees signals a broader strategy to deter religious people who may wish to participate more fully in their government.
Why are Democrats employing religious tests? Because the dogma of Bernie Sanders and Dianne Feinstein is increasingly hostile towards orthodox faiths, not the other way around.
Euthanasia is on the rise in Belgium, and around the world, prompting a Catholic charity to terminate the sufferer in order to eradicate suffering.
If the grand altars, with all their gold and statues and size, are at their core outward signs of inward devotion, what does it say about plain altars that more resemble a table than a temple?
Lamentations over the Reformation tend to focus on, not theology, but what are viewed as its inevitable and detrimental social and political consequences.
The New Testament provides only glimpses of Mary Magdalene and only the subtlest hints about her status in society. Writers since then have attempted to fill in the blanks with conjecture.
If this is where the Vatican now makes its stand, then the most vulnerable members of society—which is to say all of us, at some point—are in trouble.
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