As President Obama makes his first visit to Israel today, Kiera Feldman examines Americans in the settlements... and their kitsch.
By Ann Neumann While Bergoglio's selection may have excited Argentina's 31 million Catholics, it's fair to say that it hasn't shifted the Vatican's center of gravity very much at all.
Michelle Aldredge of Gwarlingo interviews author and former nun Mary Johnson about her new book, An Unquenchable Thirst.
By Abby Ohlheiser With the conclave starting tomorrow, SNAP warns that a new pope can't magically fix the Catholic Church's ongoing sex abuse crisis.
Laurel Snyder's children's book "The Longest Night" is a retelling of the story of Exodus from the perspective of one of the Israelite children living in Egypt.
By Chris Smith "“If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away."
2013 marks not just 40 years of Roe v. Wade but 40 years of The Exorcist, the classic horror movie about piety and possession in a little girl's upstairs bedroom.
Nathan Schradle Religious leaders are learning that they will be held accountable, to such an extent that they attempt to anticipate The Revealer's every move!
Nathan Schradle on the miserly, the groping, the fanatical, the pious and the vacuum.