Articles on religious issues

religious issues

If a company can be African American, can’t it be religious?
Matt Bowman | 31 March 2014 |
tags: contraceptive mandate, Obamacare, Supreme Court
A business owner brings his values and his entire self—his faith no less than his race—to his daily work.

Pope Francis’ historic mission to the Middle East
Nigel Zimmerman | 23 January 2014 |
The new Pope is popular because of his concern for the marginalised, but he is not neglecting Christian unity.

Selling the faith of unbelievers
William West | 16 January 2014 |
tags: atheism, religion, science and faith
Richard Dawkins' new film, The Unbelievers, peddles an increasingly unlikely worldview.

Here’s a Pope who condemns unfettered capitalism. So he must be a Marxist, right?
Michael Coren | 10 December 2013 |
tags: capitalism, Catholicism, Pope Francis
Nope, but it’s hard to convince some people.

A breath of life for an old religion
Michael Cook | 03 December 2013 |
tags: Catholic Church, Christianity, Pope Francis
Pope Francis's game plan is a stunning and inspiring document.

Why liberal adulation risks obscuring the Pope’s mission
Austen Ivereigh | 03 December 2013 |
tags: Catholic Church, media, Pope Francis
Is Francis really the obvious new hero for the Left?

Faith and family, society’s double helix
Daniel Blackman | 21 November 2013 |
tags: book reviews, family values, secularisation
Religion needs the family as much as the family needs religion.

What’s wrong with Richard Dawkins?
Richard Bastien | 05 November 2013 |
tags: atheism, Darwinism, evolution, Richard Dawkins
For starters, his arguments for Darwinism are not very scientific.

The views of the Fisherman
Andrew Byrne | 21 October 2013 |
tags: Catholic Church, Pope Francis
Months after his election, the new Pope is still making waves.

How the West really lost God
Tom Ascik | 15 October 2013 |
tags: book reviews, family size, religion
The decline in the family has driven a decline in religious practice, says an American journalist.

Dear Pope… Dear Professor…
Benedict XVI | 27 September 2013 |
tags: atheism, Benedict XVI, Piergiorgio Odifreddi, science and faith
Benedict XVI engages with Italy’s best-known atheist, asking why he overlooks freedom, love and evil.

Is Quebec creating a secular utopia?
Margaret Somerville | 03 September 2013 |
tags: Canada, laïcité, Quebec, secularism
Has the Parti Québécois reflected on the dismal record of utopian thinking in the 20th Century?

“Godly Seed”
D.G. Hart | 27 June 2013 |
tags: Anthony Comstock, contraception, Margaret Sanger, Protestantism
After mainstream Protestant churches embraced the sexual revolution of the 1970s, they entered a demographic decline.

Mea Maxima Culpa: an exposé of an exposé
Sean Murphy | 02 April 2013 |
tags: film reviews, media ethics, sexual abuse
The scandal of an abusive priest in Wisconsin was ghastly enough. But a powerful documentary misrepresents how the Catholic Church dealt with it.

What have those pesky Christians ever done for us?
Peter Smith | 28 March 2013 |
tags: Christianity, religion, science
Easter is a good time to do a profit and loss statement on the creed which underpins Western culture.

Portrait of a forceful thinker
Jorge Bergoglio | 15 March 2013 |
tags: education, euthanasia, religion, same-sex marriage
Almost nothing by the new Pope is available in English -- apart from these snippets from his latest book.

Another man from a far country
Michael Cook | 14 March 2013 |
tags: Pope Francis, secular humanism, Vatican
Will a Pope from Argentina be able to brake the increasing secularisation of life in the West?

Moving forward: what name will the next Pope choose?
Michael Cook | 01 March 2013 |
tags: Catholic Church, papacy
The odds on who will be elected are very long, but we have some good tips on what name he will choose.

Why I will miss Benedict XVI
Monique David | 01 March 2013 |
tags: abdications, Benedict XVI, Catholic Church
Wisdom, piety, humility, gentleness, intellectual rigour and faith in reason are all marks of this true German Shepherd.

Testimony to a great trust
Benedict XVI | 28 February 2013 |
tags: abdications, Benedict XVI, Catholic Church
Pope Benedict XVI’s final public address is a testament to Christian faith, hope and love - especially love, the keynote of his pontificate.

A pure, gem-like flame
Michael Cook | 12 February 2013 |
tags: abdicatiions, Benedict XVI, Catholic Church
A good man, but a poor Pope? Think again.

Beyond the call of duty
Alex Perrottet | 12 February 2013 |
tags: abdicatiions, Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI
You won’t hear much praise of Pope Benedict XVI from the usual pundits, but what do they know?

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