Sen. Ed Murray has made it his life's work to represent the vulnerable and marginalized. But as a devout Catholic, his position on same-sex marriage has invited scrutiny.
It is refreshing to see Catholic social teaching applied so clearly and so forcefully at a critical moment in our nation's life. We owe these authors our gratitude.
The public has been treated to over-the-top political assertions from bishops repeatedly in recent years. Catholics have become numb to culture-warrior bishops.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who heads the U.S. bishops’ conference, outlined Thursday nine “concerns” he says he has for the nation as people prepare to vote.
With elections weeks away, several bishops have become unabashedly vocal in highlighting the issues they think should determine Catholics' votes.
While candidates hit the road, political groups and committees, including CatholicVote.org, will ramp up the fight to push their politicians into office.
Four panelists at a Catholic University of America discussion agreed that U.S. voters are more divided and partisan today, and Catholic voters are part of those partisan positions.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill banning so-called reparative or conversion therapy that attempts to change the sexual orientation of minors, making California the first state to outlaw the practice.
The California Catholic Conference and the Catholic Medical Association were among several groups opposing the ban.
Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori and other religious leaders Sept. 26 asked supporters of traditional marriage to join efforts to overturn Maryland's new law legalizing same-sex marriage.
More than 200 people attended an invitation-only event at St. Mary's Seminary. The group included representatives from Christian, Muslim and Mormon communities, as well as written support from the Orthodox Jewish community, who were observing Yom Kippur.
The United States seems unusually stuck in a face-off between polarities that will yield no ground no matter how much the electorate demands compromise.