How can Republican presidential candidate and Texas governor Rick Perry be at once fervently against abortion and equally in favor of the death penalty? The polls say the view is more common than you might think. The Washington Post gathered a panel of writers to ponder the question.
Day: September 16, 2011
An Irish organization of Roman Catholic priests calls for the end of mandatory celibacy for priests in that Church.
The Chinese may not welcome religion at home but they love to build churches in Africa.
The House of Bishops is meeting in Quito, Ecuador.
There is an old saying that I have ambivalent feelings about: “Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.”
Kate Soles describes her struggle as she and her partner prepared to stand in front of their congregation at the baptism of their child.