| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:12 AM
WASHINGTON -- We shouldn't be talking about this silliness -- Big Bird, "bull -- er," or a girl's "first time."
We should be talking about The Issues, we keep telling ourselves. But in the waning days of the presidential campaign, these are the issues --...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:18 AM
SOUTH BEND — The University of Notre Dame, the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and several other area organizations filed suit Monday challenging the constitutionality of a federal regulation that requires religious organizations to...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:24 PM
The Archdiocese of New York, joined by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, filed a federal lawsuit Monday against three Cabinet officials in the Obama administration. It was the first, legal salvo in the feud over insurance funding for birth...
| May 22, 2012
| 5:20 AM
The University of Notre Dame and "a diverse group of plaintiffs" filed lawsuits Monday challenging the federal mandate that religious employers offer health insurance that includes coverage of contraceptives and birth control services, Notre Dame...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Cardinal Francis George today suggested that priests in the Chicago Archdiocese remind parishioners on Sunday that Catholic social teaching should guide their voting decisions next week.
He pointed to statements issued in recent weeks by the U.S....
| Jun 7, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with the Rev. David Toups, incoming rector at St. Vincent de PaulMajor Seminary, near Boynton Beach.
Q: What's the one most mistaken impression about priests?
| Jun 15, 2012
| 9:45 PM
A funny thing happened on the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The economy tanked. Immigrants stopped migrating. The skies parted, an opportunity for massive immigration reform by Congress appeared. Reasoning and sanity was restored to the land.
| Jun 16, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:29 PM
In what they call a celebration of liberty — and some see as another round against the Obama administration — Catholic bishops have declared a "Fortnight for Freedom" starting June 21.
The nation's bishops are scheduling two weeks of prayers,...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Some people are celebrating the Supreme Court's ruling on health care.
"I'm relieved the Supreme Court focused on the law and Constitution and not on the politics of it," Wichita resident Richard Harris says.
But for others, like David Babich, it...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Scary things sometimes come in pretty packages. Take Paul Ryan.
Most members of the media have a man-crush on him. When he released his 2012 budget, the New York Times raved about his "piercing blue eyes." He's the guy with "jet black hair and a touch of...
| Mar 19, 2013
So much commentary about Pope Francis seems to come from non-Catholics and lapsed Catholics, I thought it might do some good to hear from a practicing Catholic.
That's so we can dispense with some of the nonsense that we've been hearing about what the...