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Why is the Vatican cracking down on the Leadership Conference of Women Religious?
To understand the Vatican’s crackdown, look beyond the politics of abortion and same-sex marriage to the theological conflict raging in the Catholic Church.
The founder of Providence was the first to see that religious freedom, and separation of church and state, was intimately connected with political freedom.
The bishops want to put a stop to the nuns’ focus on social justice. Thanks to their second-class status within the church, the nuns have little recourse.
Mark Jordan and Jay Michaelson seek hope for gay religious practice in heretical churches and the Hebrew Bible.
How some Republican are transforming a conspiracy theory into a policy position.
Nuclear weapons are sinful.
Hamza Kashgari’s persecution—merely for tweeting uncertainty about his religious faith—exposes the cynicism and brutality of the kingdom’s royal-clerical rulers.
Shouldn't it be obvious that birth control coverage is about women's health, not “religious freedom”?
The president must decide what is more important: pandering to the Catholic hierarchy or protecting women's health.