The Catholic Church's preoccupation with power stems from some of the most sensitive and important social issues of our day.
Look at any culture that lauds its past, and you’ll find a culture that’s been defeated, beaten back, or overrun.
It would take an army of historians to pinpoint all the reasons why Western religion developed such antagonism toward human sexuality.
In 1931, Spain became the Republic of Spain, a liberal democracy. The Vatican feared for the Church’s very survival in Spain.
The power of religion extends beyond money, political power and media control. Religion has woven itself into the fabric of our society.
Moral autonomy and the rejection of divine command ethics are possible within the framework of a religious worldview.
By any index, the Muslim world produces a disproportionately small amount of scientific output, and much of it relatively low in quality.
The doctrine of moral autonomy is described as the main contribution of the Enlightenment to the cultural heritage of mankind.
Every year since 1975 has witnessed a diminishing commitment of the United States to both domestic and world population growth control.
Antisemitic messages from satellite channels like the Hamas-run Al-Aqsa are helping to bring a message of hate and intolerance to Europe.