Religion

The war on religion

I expect the political. I did not expect rhetoric laced with a creeping disdain for religion.

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God and Putin: Pat Buchanan's startling insight

"Russia is remaking itself as the leader of the anti-Western world," says author Masha Gessen, who has written a book on Russian President Vladimir Putin. "But the war to be waged is not with rockets,"...

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What religion is your corporation?

The Supreme Court has taken the classic notion that corporations are people to troubling levels in cases like Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which has corrupted the political process. Now they are about to do the same...

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A year of Pope Francis

Good news these days is far too rare, so when it comes, it's great. Upon the one-year anniversary of the election of Pope Francis as pontiff, it is inspiring to see how much he has done in so little time and what a blessing he has been for the...

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Pope Francis and the conscience of the world

Pope Francis has called on leaders and politicians around the world to care for the poor, feed the hungry, help the needy, and reform economic and financial systems whose injustices, the pope correctly says, kill people.

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Person of the year: Pope Francis

He has put helping the poor, social justice, common decency and challenging income inequality back where they belong: on the front pages and center stage in our national and global dialogue.

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Separation of church and state

The lobby in the building where I live is decorated annually with Christmas props that I wouldn’t have in my home. Some Jewish residents asked the building managers to add Hanukkah paraphernalia. I don't like that idea either. I wish folks of all religions would do their holiday homage privately.

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