Under God: Catholic Church

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Schneck: ‘There remains a chance to hammer out the needed exemption for all religious institutions’

Stephen Schneck, co-chair of Catholics for Obama, on the post-election relations between the Catholic bishops and the Obama administration.

By On Georgetown/ On Faith  |  02:22 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Faith 2012 Quote Archives; Georgetown; Stephen Schneck; President Obama; Catholics; Catholic; Roman Catholic Church; Catholics for Obama; Catholic bishops; U.S. bishops; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Catholics for Choice releases voter guide film

Film intends to show that Catholic teaching on issues isn’t as clear cut as bishops have made it out to be.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Catholcis for Choice; Catholic bishops; Roman Catholic Church; politics; two Catholic candidates

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Colo. bishop to Biden: No Communion

Catholic Bishop Michael Sheridan of the Colorado Springs Diocese on why Biden should refrain from taking Holy Communion, in the wake of statements about abortion he made during the vice-presidential debate against Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  04:28 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vice-presidential debate; faith and politics; religion; Catholicism; Roman Catholic Church; Joe Biden; Paul Ryan; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Green: ‘Joe Biden might not be the perfect liberal Catholic, but boy, he comes pretty close’

John Green, director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, on the Catholic divide in the 2012 vice-presidential debate.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:41 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Catholic; 2012 election; politics; 2012 campaign; Biden; Roman Catholic Church; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Cardinal Timothy Dolan to also give benediction at Democratic National Convention

The archbishop of New York will give the closing prayer at both the Democratic and Republican conventions.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  11:56 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Republican National Convention, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Roman Catholic Church, archbishop of New York

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Dolan’s RNC participation gives appearance of ‘baptizing the Republican nominee’

John Gehring, Faith in Public Life’s senior writer and Catholic outreach coordinator, commenting on the church’s involvement in politics.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  06:06 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Republican National Convention, Roman Catholic Church, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 06/25/2012

Fortnight for Freedom in (your) photos

On Faith asked readers to show us how they are participating in the Catholic Church’s two-week event.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  04:36 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, religious liberty, fortnight

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Archbishop Chaput: ‘The worst enemies of religious freedom’ are inside the church

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “The worst enemies are in here, with us–all of us, clergy, religious, and lay–when we live our faith with tepidness, routine, and hypocrisy.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:33 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith 2012, quote of the day, Roman Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Vatican, Fortnight for Freedom, religious freedom, religious liberty, Archbishop Chalres J. Chaput, Charles Chaput, Obama administration, White House, Georgetown

Posted at 10:23 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Is clash between nuns, Vatican a battle of the sexes?

“It is precisely the confusion about gender in our society that leads to positions contrary to Catholic teaching,” writes one Catholic priest.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  10:23 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, nuns, vatican, women's rights, theology

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 04/06/2012

‘The Seton Miracles’: Pr. William church weeping statue reports continue to spark interest — but no official inquiry

A petition asks for an investigation into reports from the early 1990s of statues weeping at a Prince William Catholic church. But the Arlington Diocese says no.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  04:35 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington County, Virginia, Religion, Roman Catholic Church

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Catholic bishops: Birth control debate about ‘religious freedom,’ not access to contraceptives

On the agenda beyond birth control: going after laws requiring religious ministries to turn in illegal immigrants and restricting religious groups renting public schools.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  04:54 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, religious freedom, women's rights, birth control

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Barbara Johnson’s Buddhist Catholicism

The complicated story of a priest suspended for “intimidating behavior” and a lesbian who identifies with Buddhism and Catholicism continues to unfold.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  12:06 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, religion

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Newt Gingrich: JFK correct on church and state

Gingrich responded to Rick Santorum’s claim that Kennedy’s speech about absolute separation of church and state “made him sick.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:54 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  church and state, first amendment, jfk, faith 2012, quote of the day, catholic church

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Rick Santorum: Secular government ‘makes me throw up’

The former senator defended remarks made in October against President Kennedy’s Houston speech on the president’s Catholic identity and public policy.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:04 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  church and state, jfk, catholic church, rick santorum, quote of the day, faith 2012