In Focus: Pope Francis — Abortion, Religion, and Politics

Daniel Jones | Universidad de Buenos Aires Pope Francis’ recent decision this Jubilee Year—to grant priests the right to absolve “the sin of abortion for those who have practiced it …Continue reading »

In Focus: Corporations Won, Women Nothing: Hobby Lobby’s “Special Rights”

Rannting with Ann Pellegrini | New York University (USA) Is there an inherent conflict between religious liberty and women’s equal access to healthcare, which is a core component of gender …Continue reading »

In Focus: Identity Politics—Reasonable Accommodation and Québec ElectionsIn Focus: Identity Politics—Reasonable Accommodation and Québec ElectionsIn Focus: Identity Politics—Reasonable Accommodation and Québec Elections

ALON WEINBERG | UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA In the midst of the last Québec election held this summer, there was a sudden resuscitation of debates over “reasonable accommodation,” harkening back to the …Continue reading »

En Foco: Educación trastornada

Iván Smirnow | Universidad de Chile ¿Tiene miedo que se homosexualice la vida? Manifiesto (Hablo por mi diferencia). Pedro Lemebel. La educación chilena está revuelta. Va más de un año …Continue reading »

Omar Feliciano — Fishing for Votes, Sowing Illusions / Omar Feliciano — Pescadores de votos, sembradores de ilusiones / Omar Feliciano — Pescadores de votos, semeadores de ilusões

Pulse aquí para la versión en Español. Clique aqui para a versão em Português. Omar Feliciano | Information Group on Reproductive Choice (GIRE) “In the name of the Son, and …Continue reading »

In Focus: Beneath the Veil: Niqab Policy Reveals Disparate Canadian Interpretations of Freedom En Foco: Beneath the Veil: Niqab Policy Reveals Disparate Canadian Interpretations of Freedom Em Foco: Beneath the Veil: Niqab Policy Reveals Disparate Canadian Interpretations of Freedom

Alon Weinberg | University of Manitoba Less than a year after winning their first majority, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government is starting to reveal a more nationalistic face, espousing a ‘freedom-loving’ brand …Continue reading »

Benito Juárez

Evelyn Aldaz & María Consuelo Mejía — “With God’s forgiveness, the State is a load of rubbish,” Obispo Onésimo Ceped / Evelyn Aldaz & María Consuelo Mejía — “Con perdón de Dios, el Estado laico es una jalada”, Obispo Onésimo Cepeda / Evelyn Aldaz & María Consuelo Mejía — “Com o perdão de Deus, o Estado laico é uma balela”, Bispo Onésimo Cepeda

Pulse aquí para la versión en Español. Clique aqui para a versão em Português. Evelyn Aldaz and María Consuelo Mejía | Catholics for the Right to Decide/Mexico “The Church does not …Continue reading »

Gabriela Rodríguez – Catholicism’s Shadowy Influence in the Mexican ElectionsGabriela Rodríguez – Influencia sombria de las elecciones de MéxicoGabriela Rodríguez – Influência sombria do catolicismo sobre as eleções no México

Gabriela Rodríguez | AFLUENTES There are some new developments with respect to religion and sexual rights among the contenders for Mexico’s presidency. Here I review the political agendas that were …Continue reading »

In Focus: La reforma religiosa en México — modificación de los artículos 24 y 40 de la ConstituciónEn Foco: La reforma religiosa en México — modificación de los artículos 24 y 40 de la ConstituciónEm Foco: La reforma religiosa en México — modificación de los artículos 24 y 40 de la Constitución

Armando Díaz Camarena | México El pasado día 28 de marzo se aprobaron las reformas al artículo 24 y 40 de la Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos. El …Continue reading »

In Focus: Visita de Ratzinger a MéxicoEn Foco: Visita de Ratzinger a MéxicoEm Foco: Visita de Ratzinger a México

Armando Díaz Camarena | México Durante las últimas semanas de marzo hubo varias discusiones acerca de las implicaciones políticas de la visita del papa Benedicto XVI a México. Los hechos …Continue reading »

Team Spirit and Ol’ Time Religion: Sports and Christianity in US Public LifeTeam Spirit and Ol’ Time Religion: Sports and Christianity in US Public LifeTeam Spirit and Ol’ Time Religion: Sports and Christianity in US Public Life

Rannting with Ann Pellegrini This week, I took time out from watching one great American sports story unfold—namely, how do Rush Limbaugh and Rick Santorum say all those things with …Continue reading »