From a pair of popes to gay marriage to terrorism, Rudin summarizes what he thinks are the top 10 religion stories from 2013.
A federal judge Friday struck down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage, arguing it violated the U.S. Constitution's guarantees of equal protection and due process.
A day earlier the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that barring same-sex couples from marrying violates the equal protection clause of that state's constitution.
A political action committee that bills itself as a nontheist PAC announced its first slate of endorsements on Tuesday, backing four House candidates and two state lawmakers.
The Freethought Equality Fund said it supports politicians committed to promoting a secular government and protecting the rights of nonbelievers.
A federal judge in New York granted Catholic organizations in the area a permanent injunction on complying with the federal contraceptive mandate.
Column: Washington's version of the 1993 movie "Groundhog Day" is again showing in the theater that has become Congress.
Impoverished immigrants facing deportation in New York City can now have court-appointed counsel on their side for the first time in this nation's history.
The Catholic University of America "has no intention of revisiting its decision to accept the grant from the Charles Koch Foundation," a statement from the university says.
In a letter released Monday, a group of 50 Catholic academics balk at tea party donors' funding of The Catholic University of America's business school.
We say: If the church faces a marketing failure on issues of sexuality, the failure is in listening to its people, not lousy marketing.
A year after the shooting in Newtown, Conn., federal action to control gun violence has stalled, but advances have been made at the state level.