October 24, 2011
- National Catholic Reporter
Catholic Reporter: What is core to American Catholics in 2011
The term “cafeteria Catholic” has been used for many years to refer to
the fact that Catholics tend to selectively prioritize certain aspects
of Catholic theology and tradition while seeing other strands as
comparatively less important to the practice of Catholicism.
October 19, 2011
- The Washington Post
Wash. Post: Mitt Romney takes on Mormon ‘cult’ comments and the religious test for office
It was only a few seconds, but at Tuesday night’s debate, Republican
presidential hopeful (and Mormon) Mitt Romney gave some of his most
extensive religious comments yet
of the 2012 presidential campaign, saying, “That idea that we should
choose people based on their religion is the one that I find to be most
October 19, 2011
- The Jewish Week
Jewish Week: Examining America's religious landscape
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life survey of the American
Religious Landscape is more than three years old and, because of its
size and cost, won't be updated for another two years, but it remains an
important reference source and worth taking a look at.
October 11, 2011
- The Wall Street Journal
WSJ: The cult of anti-Mormonism
Here's some advice for Republican candidates appearing at Tuesday's
presidential debate at Dartmouth College.
October 09, 2011
- The Heritage Foundation
Heritage Foundation: Religious freedom and a pastor in Iran
The world recognized an international symbol of the hunger for
political freedom in the summer of 2009 when a young Iranian woman, Neda
Agha-Soltan, was fatally shot during the Tehran uprising.
October 01, 2011
- First Things
First Things: Whither marriage?
Proponents of same-sex marriage frame their cause in terms of civil rights. There are no significant moral or cultural differences between homosexual couples and heterosexual couples, they presume, and therefore limiting marriage to heterosexual couples amounts to discrimination.