In 2019, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law legalizing medically assisted suicide. Several other states debated similar measures.
Jorge Merchan Price is the author of Medical Ethics: Abuses and Controversies. He leads the Medicos Azules movement, which opposed the legalization of physician-assisted suicide in Colombia.
Religious nones are the face of the evolving religious landscape. But that oversimplifies shifts taking place around the world, according to the research.
Rosa Maria de Aquino is a professor of social sciences at the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco. She represents Brazil and Latin America for the International Society for the Sociology of Religion.
Nicolas M. Somma is an associate professor of sociology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. He is co-author of the book Links, Beliefs and Hopes: The Social Cohesion of Latin Americans and a 2017 article on religious change in the region.
Cristina Rocha is a professor at Western Sydney University, where she researches Pentecostal Christianity, Buddhism in the West, New Age spirituality and transnational links between Australia and Brazil, where she grew up. She is president of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion and co-editor of the Journal of Global Buddhism and Religion in […]
Catholic leaders will gather in Rome later this month to discuss the clergy sex abuse crisis. Experts doubt they’ll approve any major policy changes.
Juan Carlos Cruz is an advocate for survivors of clergy sexual abuse. By sharing his own experience of abuse, he spurred the Vatican to take action in Chile and later received an apology from Pope Francis. Cruz now lives in Philadelphia and works in communications.
Scholars, scientists and faith leaders around the world are working to reduce tensions between religion and science.