In his short and perplexing concurrence on Hobby Lobby, Justice Kennedy offered a path to resolving the dispute over the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate.
It's one thing to be asked to provide contraception, another to contribute to a plan covering it, and another to tell the government your religious objections to it.
This gloomy, powerfully acted series imagines the aftermath of a cryptic development: 2 percent of the world’s population has vanished, and no one knows why.
It's not the case that Francis has little interest in theological exchanges. Rather, interreligious friendships are more the basis for dialogue than its by-product.
A pressing matter for the Catholic Theological Society of America: What can or should the organization do to be more welcoming to “conservative” theologians?
New evidence shows that government-funded, early childhood interventions can actually help instill many of the virtues whose absence conservatives lament.
Francis’s new language and style have not been universally welcomed by the bishops, especially those in Italy, where the old guard seems especially recalcitrant.
Robert Kagan endeavors to beguile while constructing a version of “truth” that ignores inconvenient facts. There’s a name for this technique: It’s called propaganda.
Narendra Modi, often compared to Hitler and Mussolini, is intelligent and politically astute, and appears to be all things to all people, especially Hindu voters.
How is mercy key to understanding God? Commonweal posed this and other questions to Cardinal Walter Kasper.
The statement released by the United States, European Union, Ukraine, and Russia after talks in Geneva has done little to bring the Ukrainian crisis to an end.