Faith In The Public Square

October 22, 2012

Bishops Stir the Pews

Oct. 21 issue editorial on the election and the New Evangelization.

September 5, 2012

Democratic Party Platform Includes Abortion, Same-Sex 'Marriage,' While Excluding God

For the first time in American history, a major U.S. political party has incorporated support for a redefinition of marriage into its official statement of beliefs.

August 30, 2012

Ryan Acknowledges Dignity of Human Life, God and Morality in Speech Explaining Romney-Ryan Policies

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., formally accepted Republican Party's nomination for vice president Aug. 29.

July 27, 2012

Franciscan University Image Will Be Removed From Steubenville City Logo

University responds: 'We find it particularly troubling that an out-of-town and out-of-touch group targeted the university for removal from the logo solely because of our religious identity. For more than 65 years, Franciscan University of Steubenville has proudly served as an integral part of this community, and we were honored to have our chapel included in the new city of Steubenville logo.'

April 10, 2012

Catholic Clergy Continue to Speak Out Against HHS Mandate

Cardinal Dolan spoke on Sunday-morning TV about the need for faith in the public square, and a Virginia priest advises Catholics to follow St. Thomas More's example in the conscience fight.

March 15, 2012

Cardinal Wuerl to Catholics: 'Seek First the Kingdom' in Order to Challenge the Culture

In interview about his new book, Washington's archbishop encourages the faithful to be part of the New Evangelization in response to Christ’s commission to witness to the world.

March 7, 2012

Father Barron's Strategies for Putting the New Evangelization in Action

Media-savvy priest says the following is needed to make evangelization a way of life: Know the faith. Speak about the faith. And pray in public.

December 3, 2011

Engaging the Public Square as a Catholic

6 Principles From Sacred Scripture: Dec. 4 issue column.

June 16, 2011

'Under God' Remains in Pledge of Allegiance

Supreme Court rejects atheist’s latest challenge to remove phrase.

June 9, 2011

Why Rick Santorum Is Running for President

In Q-and-A on democracy, Lincoln, politics and religion, candidate says: 'Being religious, and my being consciously Catholic, is something to be proud of.'