Analysis: Catholic institutions battling the National Labor Relations Board's jurisdiction is not a valid exercise of religious liberty.
If Pope Francis wanted a single image to illustrate the special Year of Mercy he could do no better than choosing a masterpiece by the Italian artist known as Caravaggio.
Analysis: Is the HHS contraception mandate a threat to religious liberty? The Supreme Court has been asked to decide. Oral arguments take place March 23.
Third Anniversary of Election: Catholic conservatives are worried Pope Francis is quietly unraveling the legacy of his predecessors.
Analysis: An investigative journalist has written a book about the Mexico City-based Legionaries of Christ, in which he likens the order's late, disgraced founder to a Mafia capo.
Analysis: France -- and its Muslim community -- is at the forefront of a large cultural and religious debate that will not spare other European countries nor America.
Analysis: How Pope Francis' vision of church plays out at the local level is evident, in part, in the work of national conferences, such as the annual fall USCCB meeting.
Awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to Tunisian civil society groups that supported Tunisia's transition to democracy illustrates that Arab peoples are quite capable of navigating their nation from dictatorship to democracy.
Political candidates are facing a new reality: Within the Democratic coalition, there are more religiously unaffiliated voters than belong to any single religious group. Nonbelief has long been a liability.
Analysis: The papal mis-messaging of Pope Francis' U.S. visit with Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, raises some key questions.