Or, why should Americans be able to use their religious scruples to refuse to provide commercial services to same-sex couples?
I’m going to go out on a limb here and predict that the Supreme Court will decide Town of Greece v. Galloway by declaring that the plaintiffs lacked the standing to challenge the Greece town council’s opening prayers. The Rochester suburb will thus be free to continue to begin its meetings with whatever prayers it likes.
If you want to know why Republican Ken Cuccinelli lost the governorship of the Old Dominion yesterday, look no further than white evangelicals.
The cover story of the new issue of Religion in the News pictures Pope Francis roaring into town on a Harley. And why not, after Steven Avella, Milwaukee priest and professor, witnessed His Holiness blessing the giant Hog rally in Rome last summe
Texas tea partiers have launched a movement to draft David Barton to mount a primary challenge to Texas Sen. John Cornyn next year. If they succeed, it will mark the “constitutional conservative” era of the religious right.
Pope Francis’ choice as the next archbishop of Hartford is cut from the same episcopal cloth as most of John Paul II’s and Benedict XVI’s American appointees. But that means he’s also a yes-man.
Once upon a time, Americans worried about powerful business organizations buying influence through philanthropy. No longer.