challenging religious privilege in public life

Vatican and Democracy

If the Roman Catholic Church is not the only important opposition to population growth control, it is, at least, the most significant opposition.

The overpopulation problem was spelled out in the US government’s 1975 National Security Study Memorandum 200 report.

The most unethical thing going on now with one of the monotheisms, Catholicism, is opposition to the use of contraception.

A top Vatican official today condemned Brittany Maynard's decision to end her own life rather than suffer with terminal brain cancer, saying there is 'no…

Cardinal Timothy Dolan weighed in on Indiana’s pro-bigotry law on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” While he called for civility in discussions...

Cardinal Burke says parents should not allow their children to have contact with gay people who engage in ‘wrong, evil’ relationships.

The accusations against the Milwaukee Archdiocese involve 45 priests who are accused of molesting almost 200 deaf boys.

“I think in everything we do, once we’ve experienced it, we reflect on our actions and we ask what we can do better,” Carlson said.

Child sex abuse scandals have long plagued the Roman Catholic Church. Despite (supposed) efforts to clean up the problem, it still persists.

Death records suggest 796 children, from newborns to eight-year-olds, were deposited in a grave near a Catholic-run home for unmarried mothers.