Baseball, like religion, can teach us something about enchantment

Although baseball and religion share an increasingly tenuous status as honored institutions in American life, maybe baseball needs to rethink its evangelization strategy.

Innocent or not, Kavanaugh runs up the cost of evangelicals' GOP tie

For the professional religious right, the nomination of D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was an ultimate triumph. Abortion rights, which allegedly propelled religious conservatives from the political sidelines to the corridors of power, are on the cusp of being dismantled.


How Georgetown fosters a civil debate on abortion

Commentary: The news that Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards will speak at Georgetown University reignited a debate about freedom and identity in religious universities.


What Catholics can teach America about polarized politics

Americans of all stripes bemoan political polarization. For people who claim to derive their political values from their religious traditions, polarization raises vexing questions. More than perhaps any other group, faithful Catholics struggle to reconcile their church's teachings with the platforms of the two major parties.