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Catholicism

  1. supreme court
    Why the Barrett Hearings Are Generating Less Outrage Than Kavanaugh’sUnlike Trump’s last Supreme Court pick, Barrett is not embroiled in scandal — but that’s not the only reason the temperature is lower this time.
  2. supreme court
    Are Amy Coney Barrett’s Religious Views Fair Game for Tough Questions?Charismatic Catholicism may seem alien to many Americans. But Barrett’s critics really need to educate themselves before diving down rabbit holes.
  3. religion
    Why Being Catholic Isn’t Special in Politics AnymoreJoe Biden isn’t appealing to Catholic tradition in his bid to become the second Catholic president. But that’s the American way.
  4. vision 2020
    Does Joe Biden’s Catholicism Matter?If elected, Biden would become just the second Catholic president. But his faith probably won’t greatly affect the odds he will win.
  5. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Meet Brett Kavanaugh’s Alleged Accomplice, Mark JudgeKavanaugh’s accuser alleges that his high-school buddy, who has since become a writer, was in the room during the assault.
  6. A Look at Trump’s Shortlist for Replacing Anthony KennedyDon’t expect any surprises given Trump’s unusual self-discipline in keeping his judicial promises to conservatives.
  7. Did Pope Francis Abolish Hell?The Vatican is equivocating about what Francis did and didn’t say, but it’s certainly reviving some very old debates about the afterlife.
  8. Southern Hostility to Francis Not About ReligionOld anti-Catholic traditions have all but died in the Deep South, but conservatives aren’t likely to back the views of a left-wing Latin American.
  9. Pope Francis Balances Humility, Vatican OpulenceAt mass in Rome, the pope is a champion of equality, but his words do not always match with the realities and traditions of the Catholic Church.