Secularism

Thumbnail 20160324t1106 2343 cns brussels airport chaplain A clash of secularism and fundamentalism

While President Obama is correct in saying the war on terror is not and mustn’t become a war against Islam, it would be foolish to ignore the...

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After perusing the latest Pew Study on why young people are leaving the active practice of Christianity, I confess that I just sighed in...

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Los Angeles, Calif., Nov 3, 2016 / 03:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With recent polls showing an increasingly tight presidential race, it's still...

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Despite the recent Hobby Lobby court victory, Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Neb. stressed the need for Catholics to continue to evangelize and...

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Many religious conservatives are looking to the Trump years with high expectations. R.R. Reno, editor of First Things, says Trump’s ascendancy...

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Paris, France, Mar 3, 2017 / 12:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic and Orthodox leaders in a joint statement urged Europeans to remember their...

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By now most of you are probably aware of the depressing statistics regarding the "nones," that is to say, those in this country who claim no...

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Rome, Italy, Mar 10, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Hundreds of musicians and pastors from around the world have signed a document urging...

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Like many of you, I woke last week on the feast of the Guardian Angels to the news of another mass shooting in America — this time in Las...

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Thumbnail burkini credit kzenon shutterstock cna Overturn of burkini ban does not end France's cultural debate

Paris, France, Aug 29, 2016 / 11:10 am (CNA).- The lifting of a controversial burkini ban in one beach town along the French Riviera may signal an...

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Cairo, Egypt, Apr 28, 2017 / 09:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his first speech in Egypt on Friday, Pope Francis denounced all forms of violence and...

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Thumbnail bishop philip egan of portsmouth credit mazur catholicnewsorguk cna 10 16 13 Secularism too fragile a basis for society, English bishop says

During an address at his alma mater last week, Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth discussed the rise of secularism in Britain and how Christianity in...

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This year the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops once again celebrated the Fortnight for Freedom, hoping to focus our attention on a sad...

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Thumbnail donald trump shakes hands with hillary clinton during the town hall debate at washington university on october 9 2016 photo by chip somodevilla getty images Why religious freedom could be at risk, regardless of who wins

Washington D.C., Nov 3, 2016 / 03:09 am (CNA).- Religious liberty is a pressing issue in this election, advocates say – but both major presidential...

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