Poll: Most Americans Say Religion Is Losing Influence in U.S.
Frank Newport, Gallup
But 75% say American society would be better off if more Americans were religious
Flourishing: The Way Things Ought To Be
Hugh Whelchel, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
The Bible tells us that full shalom awaits God’s people at the end of this age, in the last chapter of redemptive history when Christ returns to consummate his kingdom. We are called to work toward shalom while we await the return of Christ.
Cardinal Dolan on Assault on Religious Freedom: Not a Slippery Slope, But a Ski Slope
Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review
Further addressing the connections between the story of union power politics and the HHS mandate fight, Dolan said: “If we give in now, they will not leave us alone. No. That never happens.” Twenty years ago, it was a union. Today it is the federal government, in a regulation it has manipulatively demogogued into utter confusion.
The Holy See has expressed “deep concern” for violations of religious freedom and systematic attacks on Christian communities in regions of the world such as Africa, Asia and the Middle East.