The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will launch their "Fortnight for Freedom" today — two weeks of praying and fasting to protest the Obama administration's health care policies.
Nearly half of the nation's 195 dioceses have announced events from prayer breakfasts to town-hall-style meetings to readings of the Constitution, USA Today notes.
Who's paying for all this stuff? The bishops ain't sayin', according to Tim Townsend.
Is it PAC-style politics? Or are Catholics just reticent about charitable giving, as a new study suggests.
Speaking of, donations to religious institutions declined for the second straight year in 2011.
More than 200 Catholics rallied to honor American nuns in Kansas City on Tuesday. We've got a slide show with some nice shots of quippy protest posters.
A U.S. military investigation is recommending that seven soldiers face administrative punishments, but not criminal charges, for burning of Qurans in Afghanistan in February, the AP reports.
A college professor who taught top military officers that the U.S. is at war with Islam has been relieved of teaching duties, Reuters reports.
Rep. Peter King held a Capitol Hill hearing to gauge response to his earlier hearings on radicalization among homegrown Muslims. The guest list was short.
Rep. Bennie Thompson, the House homeland committee's top Dem, said "I am not sure we have ever had a hearing to gauge the effects of prior hearings."
The wife of Al Qaeda's leader made a rare online appeal to Muslim women, praising their role in the Arab Spring and urging them to raise their children ''to love jihad and martyrdom.''
The jury is deadlocked after 12 days in the landmark trial of Philly Monsignor William Lynn, who is accused of covering up sexual abuses by other priests.
The Southern Baptist Convention may now also be known as “Great Commission Baptists” as it attempts to make inroads beyond the Bible Belt. They also passed a resolution asserting that same-sex marriage is not a civil rights issue.
An interfaith coalition is urging Congress to end solitary confinement for prison inmates.
Due to their clean-living ways, Mormons live longer than the rest of us, according to a study.
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