June 15, 2012
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Post-Gazette: Christians in Iraq forced to flee terror, archbishop says
Seeking to show universal concern for religious freedom, the nation's Catholic bishops discussed Thursday federal government policies that they say redefine ministry, but also heard a plea from an Iraqi archbishop who said his country's Christians are being killed or forced to flee.
June 12, 2012
- The Associated Press
AP: Analysis: Dispute with US nuns began decades ago
A conflict that has entangled the Vatican, American bishops and the largest umbrella group for U.S. nuns may seem to have erupted suddenly, but it actually has its roots in decades-old disputes over Roman Catholic teaching.
June 05, 2012
- The Wall Street Journal
WSJ: Path to high court clear for gay-marriage case
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday declined to rehear arguments over a California ballot measure banning gay marriage, after previously upholding a district court's rejection of the law.
June 04, 2012
- The New York Times
NYT: Opinion: Hello, Heterogeneity
Between 1948, when American National Election Studies first surveyed the electorate, and 1970, the percentage of voters who were white didn’t change much, ranging from 89 to 91 percent.
May 25, 2012
- Religion News Service
RNS: Pulpits tread lightly on politics
With the 2012 election less than six months away, congregations are getting the message that most Americans want to keep houses of worship to keep out of politics (54 percent feel that way), according to the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.