Jun 29, 2015
Conservatives say marriage equality and health-care laws threaten their religious freedom. Should they be exempt?
May 15, 2015
The tension between religiosity and secular government goes back to the nation’s founding.
The Christian Coalition has made a dangerous gamble by associating faith with the Republican Party. If God blesses us only as Republicans or Democrats, both politics and religion are in trouble.
Aug 20, 2018
Dangerous lies from people in high places are an everyday part of our world. Here’s one case with a positive outcome.
Jun 06, 2018
Both major parties have largely failed to court this faith community. But Democrats need to step up their outreach or they will miss out on an important group of possible supporters.
Nov 22, 2017
The House’s repeal of the Johnson Amendment poses an existential threat to both charities and American elections.
Nov 15, 2017
If there were any doubt that leaders such as Tony Perkins and Sandy Rios are more about the politics than Christian love, their respective silence on or defense of Moore lays that doubt to rest.
Nov 08, 2017
How religious sectarian school voucher extremists made useful idiots of the charter movement
Oct 23, 2017
The Catholic Church in America—once an ally of workers and their unions—grew deferential to big money in recent decades. Now, prompted by the Pope, a new generation of labor priests and bishops is trying to change that.
Oct 09, 2017
The religious right wants to open up the spigots of government funding after natural disasters. But their ultimate goal is to secure more public funds for churches—even if it means undoing the First Amendment.
Sep 18, 2017
The high court chips away at the once impregnable wall between church and state.
Sep 01, 2017
Conservative evangelicals have seen more victories in a Trump administration than they probably would have under any other Republican.
Jul 19, 2017
In a single day, an absurd pile of events suggests that the government may indeed be trying to “immanentize the eschaton.”
Jan 23, 2017
Mosques in America, which the Obama administration fought to defend, now embody the threat to religious liberties posed by President Trump.
Jan 13, 2017
How do the rhetoric of the president-elect and the hate crimes unleashed after his election affect those who have witnessed the worst?
Dec 24, 2016
Pope Francis has outraged conservatives and liberals alike in the Catholic hierarchy, but his populist message is in step with his politically turbulent times.
Nov 18, 2016
A frightening array of Islamophobes, xenophobes, homophobes, racists, and misogynists is assembling around President-elect Trump, normalizing the language and actions of hatred.
Oct 14, 2016
Better known for their high-dollar political spending, the billionaire Koch brothers have also poured millions into Catholic University’s business school to promote a free-market orthodoxy sharply at odds with the teachings of Pope Francis.
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