Commentary: To be one family, all should work to learn about each other. This is the solution to returning disaffected youth to the mainstream.
Commentary: I thought countries that enforce blasphemy laws would eventually catch up to the rest of the world. My week in Lahore and Islamabad changed that.
Commentary: It is also important for the war's victims and survivors' voices to be heard -- to be recognized by the Catholic church as victims of state terrorism and church failure.
Commentary: As we reflect on the suffering and death of Jesus at the hands of the state, the death penalty remains a profound injustice.
Commentary: The realization of global women suffrage, which represents one of the most significant power shifts in human history, occurred without women firing a single shot.
We tend to assume that Republican judges will be friendlier to religious freedom than their Democratic counterparts. The lessons of the last 26 years suggest otherwise.
Commentary: U.S. Catholics who identify as traditional or conservative sometimes don't understand the church’s teachings on social justice and their duty to the poor.
Commentary: An attack on one faith is an attack on all our faiths, and when any religious group is targeted, we all have a responsibility to speak up.
Commentary: Will the recent declaration to protect religious minorities in Muslim communities lead to real action? I am not optimistic.
Commentary: The pro-life movement's new energy comes in part from a growing U.S. consensus on abortion, a consensus unfortunately not reflected in most public discussions of abortion.