Amid the scramble to gather new data ahead of next October's synod on the family, a question arises: Will the Vatican take into account outside research?
Sociology was growing as a discipline in the early 20th century, and William V. D'Antonio was perfectly positioned to catch the wave.
RELIGION, POLITICS, AND POLARIZATION: HOW RELIGIOPOLITICAL CONFLICT IS CHANGING CONGRESS AND AMERICAN DEMOCRACY
By William V. D'Antonio, Steven A. Tuch and Josiah R. Baker
Published by Rowman & Littlefield, $28
Faith groups are making an effort to convince Congress to pass legislation expanding background checks to those purchasing guns as the one-year anniversary of the Newtown shootings approaches.
John Haas, president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia, said the lawsuit against the USCCB is "frivolous" and will "go absolutely nowhere."
Fr. Ray Leonard is suing the Defense Department to ensure Catholic service members will always be able to receive the sacraments.
Peace Corps volunteers' experiences reveal the world to them and open their eyes to the global church.
Appreciation: Nelson Mandela's innate faith in God remains an untold yet pivotal chapter in his story.
Archbishop Pietro Parolin said he knows Pope Francis intends to reform his office but not what those reforms might entail.
Lawyers for a woman who claims she suffered a miscarriage because of the way a Michigan Catholic hospital handled her case have filed suit on her behalf against the USCCB.