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.


Theological purity tests will ruin presidents and the presidency

Analysis: Not so long ago, we expected our presidents to adhere to some faith, but few were obsessed with parsing out his views on specific doctrines.