Religion has played an increasingly dominant -- and sometimes volatile -- role in politics in recent years. But what happens when religious beliefs conflict with a political party's platform? Or when voters have to square conflicting beliefs within their own church?
In this week's feature story, M ... More >>
There are two executions scheduled to take place in Arizona in the next week, and Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference aren't happy about it.The group issued a statement on the matter this morning, which you can read in its entirety below.
from Mahony's blog
Cardinal Roger Mahony: Think he could perform an exorcism on Russell Pearce?
Cardinal Roger Mahony of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles denounced state Senator Russell Pearce's anti-immigrant legislation SB 1070 on his blog Sunday, likening the bill to the police state tactics ... More >>
The sexual misconduct trial of former Catholic priest Dale Fushek is "cut off at the knees" after a judge rules he has the right to five separate trials for his six charges. Cardinals offensive coordinator Todd Haley reportedly will leave to coach the Kansas City Chiefs -- that could be a huge blow ... More >>
Law officers including deputy marshals and task force officers from Phoenix and northern California finally caught up to Sherwood yesterday as he was leaving services at the Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in San Francisco.