El Comercio: Nicaragua: organizaciones exigen restituir aborto terapéutico

El Comercio (Perú) (EFE). Representantes de varios organismos feministas, en su mayoría mujeres, se manifestaron hoy frente a la Corte Suprema de Justicia de Nicaragua en favor de la restitución …Continue reading »

Religion & Politics: Pope Francis Comes to Washington

Leslie Woodcock Tentler | Religion & Politics (United States) As recently as the 1950s, it was gospel in certain liberal circles that Catholicism was, to take a leaf from Ben …Continue reading »

NBC News: Analysis: Ben Carson, the Constitution and a Muslim President

Pete Williams | NBC News (United States) Could there be a more ironic backdrop to the debate over Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson’s comments about Islam and the presidency? It …Continue reading »

The Tyee: Don’t Underestimate Religion’s Role This Election

Will McMartin | The Tyee (Canada) Consider two separate events that took place recently on the same day in Ottawa and Toronto. In one, Prime Minister Stephen Harper hosted an …Continue reading »

Immanent Frame: The long shadow of Christian politics

Udi Greenberg | The Immanent Frame (United States) It has become a truism to say that Samuel Moyn’s work landed like “a grenade” amid common understandings of postwar history. In …Continue reading »

La Tercera: Ateos chilenos piden fin de feriados religiosos

ANSA | La Tercera (Chile) La denominada Sociedad Atea realizó por cuarto año consecutivo un asadoen el Parque Intercomunal de La Reina, en sector alto de la capital, y pidió el …Continue reading »

Religion & Politics: Meet Chad Connelly, the Republican Party’s Faith AmbassadorReligion & Politics: Meet Chad Connelly, the Republican Party’s Faith AmbassadorReligion & Politics: Meet Chad Connelly, the Republican Party’s Faith Ambassador

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux | Religion & Politics (United States) On a Thursday morning in early September, a handful of Louisiana pastors gathered at a Baptist church on the north side of Lake …Continue reading »

NY Times : Under Francis, Catholic Leaders Prepare to Debate Whether Church Should ChangeNY Times : Under Francis, Catholic Leaders Prepare to Debate Whether Church Should ChangeNY Times : Under Francis, Catholic Leaders Prepare to Debate Whether Church Should Change

Jim Yardley | NY Times (United States) ROME — From the outset of his papacy, Pope Francis has encouraged a robust and open debate over the contentious social issues that …Continue reading »

Agência Estado: Evangélicos crescem 45% entre eleições de 2010 e 2014Agência Estado: Evangélicos crescem 45% entre eleições de 2010 e 2014Agência Estado: Evangélicos crescem 45% entre eleições de 2010 e 2014

Mário Braga | Agência Estado (Brasil) São Paulo – O número de candidatos “abertamente evangélicos” na disputa eleitoral cresceu 45% em quatro anos no Brasil. No pleito de 2010, eram 226 …Continue reading »

Tribuna de Bahia: Por voto católico, presidenciáveis rezam e homenageiam santosTribuna de Bahia: Por voto católico, presidenciáveis rezam e homenageiam santosTribuna de Bahia: Por voto católico, presidenciáveis rezam e homenageiam santos

Luciana Lima | Tribuna de Bahia (Brasil) Para conquistar votos dos eleitores católicos, candidatos à Presidência da República já dedicam boas horas de suas campanhas a participações em missas, festas …Continue reading »

El País: Desciende en América Latina número de católicos, en Costa Rica 19%El País: Desciende en América Latina número de católicos, en Costa Rica 19%El País: Desciende en América Latina número de católicos, en Costa Rica 19%

El País (Costa Rica) San José, 3 May (Elpais.cr) – El número de católicos en América Latina desciende en menos de 20 años un 13%, mientras que en Costa Rica …Continue reading »