The United Methodist Church will wrestle once more at its General Conference with the question of homosexuality. Will there be an accord? Will there be schism? Or will the issue return in another four years, as it has for the last four decades?
While 1 in five people practice Islam internationally, a Pew Research survey in 2010 found that about half of Americans are able to correctly identify the Quran and Ramadan as associated with Islam. Another Pew survey in 2007 revealed that 58 percent of Americans say they know little or nothing about Islam’s practices, and often, what they do know […]
Read an April 16, 2013, article from NBC News about how the Tea Party is faring four years after its founding.
Read a Dec. 18, 2012, article from CNN about how, over time, the tea party lost its appeal and ultimately became a detriment to the Republican Party.
Read a Nov. 7, 2012, article from the Huffington Post about how the Tea Party fared in the 2012 election.
Read a June 27, 2012, article from ABC News about how the Tea Party fared as the 2012 elections went on.
Read a January 2011 article posted by Americans United for Separation of Church and State about the efforts of high-profile Tea Party members to promote in Congress the doctrine that America is a “Christian nation.”
The Ethics of Embryo Adoption and the Catholic Tradition: Moral Arguments, Economic Reality and Social Analysis
A scholarly treatment of the debate can be found in the book The Ethics of Embryo Adoption and the Catholic Tradition: Moral Arguments, Economic Reality and Social Analysis, co-edited by Sarah-Vaughan Brakman and Darlene Fozard Weaver.
And a Dec. 31, 2008, Catholic News Service feature looks at one committed Catholic couple who would like to adopt frozen embryos and were perplexed by the Vatican instruction.