Democrats have a chance to close the so-called "God gap" -- the dynamic that has seen regular worshippers picking Republican candidates far more than they do Democrats.
Part 3 of four-part series: Can sexual abuse survivors experience meaningful growth through their confrontation with trauma?
Analysis: A creation of the church, the diaconate is a malleable ministry of service.
Part 2 of four-part series: Research shows how resilience can moderate the impact of trauma on body, mind and spirit.
Analysis: There are at least three additional concrete effects of the potentially historic opening of exploring the ordination of women deacons.
Part 1 of four-part series: What do we know about the potential impact of early abuse and neglect on a victim's life?
Analysis: Catholic institutions battling the National Labor Relations Board's jurisdiction is not a valid exercise of religious liberty.
If Pope Francis wanted a single image to illustrate the special Year of Mercy he could do no better than choosing a masterpiece by the Italian artist known as Caravaggio.
Analysis: Is the HHS contraception mandate a threat to religious liberty? The Supreme Court has been asked to decide. Oral arguments take place March 23.
Third Anniversary of Election: Catholic conservatives are worried Pope Francis is quietly unraveling the legacy of his predecessors.