| Jul 13, 2011
| 6:15 PM
The state will not immediately cut off foster care funding to Catholic Social Services of Southern Illinois or the Evangelical Child and Family Agency, despite concerns that both agencies discriminate against couples in civil unions and aren't protected...
| Mar 3, 2011
Newt Gingrich -- the twice-divorced former House speaker and recent convert to Roman Catholicism -- is courting evangelical Christians as he lays the groundwork for a possible presidential campaign, hoping to find favor among a group that will play a...
| Jul 24, 2011
For a man who hasn't formally decided whether to run for president, Texas Gov. Rick Perry sure sounds a lot like a candidate.
"I'm not ready to tell you that I'm ready to announce that I'm in," Perry told the Des Moines Register, the biggest newspaper in...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:22 PM
Question: My 13-year-old grandson is bipolar and suffers from ADHD. He receives medication and is not mainstreamed in regular school but attends an alternative program. He didn't attend Hebrew school, as he could not handle the requirements or structure...
| Aug 5, 2011
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| Jul 31, 2011
The Rev. John Stott did not fill stadiums with the faithful like his longtime friend, Billy Graham, or give the invocation at a presidential inauguration, as megachurch pastor Rick Warren did for Barack Obama. Yet he was a giant of the evangelical world...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:23 PM
Crucifixes, Virgin Mary statuettes, ornate Spanish-style churches: so many religious images seem permanently linked with Hispanic Americans. But that’s eroding fast, according to pollster George Barna.
In the fourth update on his annual survey...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:36 PM
Being Christian in America ain’t what it was.
It used to mean going to church and Sunday school, doing some volunteer work there, and reading the Bible -- and believing in it.
That’s all changed in the last 20 years, says The Barna Group...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 3:16 PM
For Ramadan, the Islamic holy month that falls in August this year, we asked a few people in South Florida why they became Muslim and what it has meant to them. Here are the last two.
Patricia Salahuddin teaches at the Design and...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 12:12 PM
A visit to the Emerald Isle is not complete without including Northern Ireland. It offers the tourist a very different but still very Irish world. While the friction between Catholics and Protestants has caused "the Troubles," it also has created some...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 9:00 PM
In the week since Pat Robertson made his latest gaffe -- this one about the permissibility of divorcing a spouse who has Alzheimer’s disease -- secular media have taken turns swatting him like an off-season pinata.
They’ve fielded blogs and...