A lot has changed in journalism since 1961, but not Msgr. Daniel S. Hamilton's resolve to rebut the New York Times on its editorial opinions regarding matters of faith, morals and marriage.
Faith and Family
Stay up to date on the latest news and discussions on religion, faith and family.
By Ann Schneible - Catholic News Agency
Two years after his historic resignation from the papacy, Benedict XVI's presence continues to be felt by those around him as he keeps his promise to remain in quiet and prayerful service to the Church and the world. Published February 28, 2015
This week, two notable Internet websites re-evaluated their stances on pornographic material and have taken steps to eliminate this content from the public sphere.
Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests.
Part patchouli, part power suit, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts gathered over the weekend for the District's first cannabis convention since the city legalized recreational marijuana — offering a glimpse of the emerging markets that could take hold in the nation's capital.
Promoting marriage is only part of the solution when it comes to supporting the well-being of families.
The Maryland parents who made national headlines in January for letting their 6- and 10-year-old children walk the neighborhood without an adult have been accused of "unsubstantiated" child neglect following an investigation by Montgomery County Child Protective Services.
Likely GOP presidential contenders' calls to scrap Common Core are evoking frustration among Republicans who support the education initiative at the state level: They say the learning standards are not a power grab by the federal government and express concern that the political aspirations of a few could thwart educational improvements for millions of children nationwide.
The next time your spouse leaves a mess, a rude driver cuts you off with their car or a co-worker takes credit for your work, think twice before blowing your stack.
The pro-life political headway gained in 2014 has to be expanded in the next election, pro-life leaders told a standing-room-only session at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday.
Income inequality would shrink if a larger majority of families were made of married mothers and fathers raising their children, panelists told a session at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday.
An American blogger was hacked to death in Bangladesh while walking home with his wife after a book fair because his rhetoric was deemed a "crime against Islam," a group claiming responsibility for the attack said.
"Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson shared a biblical tip Friday on how to shrink the chances of getting a sexually transmitted disease: promote traditional marriage.
People are buying into the rhetoric of the Democrats, while at the same time they agree with critical public policies advocated by the Republicans.
Why are there not more Christians courageously advocating that life, marriage, family, and society can only survive and flourish if rooted in the biblical principles of right moral living?
A new report from the Pew Research Center found that while overall social harassment toward religious groups decreased worldwide in 2013, anti-Semitic harassment reached a seven-year high.
At least two groups have reserved space to protest the first-ever "Muslim Day" at the Oklahoma Capitol.
A man with a tattoo with the number "666" has been charged in the stabbing death of a homeless man at a church shelter on North Carolina's Outer Banks.
A relationship therapy TV show that premieres Friday gives most participating couples the same prescription: Go into a modular, windowless room onstage and have sex while the studio audience waits until they're done. Not surprisingly, "Sex Box" has attracted some negative attention.
Islamic State militants seized more Christians from their homes in northeastern Syria in the past three days, bringing the total number abducted by the extremist group to over 220, activists said Thursday.
The Oscar-winning Polish film "Ida" has found an enthusiastic reception worldwide. But in Poland it has provoked a debate over whether the film is anti-Polish.
Republicans in Idaho say the state should be declared "Judeo-Christian" as a means of returning to constitutional roots and the Founding Fathers' visions, and they've pressed forward with a resolution to do just that — albeit symbolically only.
The United Chinese Catholic Biblical Association held its tenth World Chinese Biblical Congress last month in Taiwan, drawing participants from 18 countries to reflect on Scripture and its place in the new evangelization.
Pro-life leaders marked the death of Dr. John Willke by praising his adamant stand against legalized abortion and his tireless dedication to helping women and their unborn children.
An overwhelming majority of Americans support the right of business owners to "follow their beliefs about marriage," even as courts increasingly rule against bakers, florists and others who resist providing services for same-sex weddings.
A 2014 survey of 15,738 Americans finds strong rejection of adultery and homes with multiple live-in sex partners. It also finds that two-thirds of Americans do not see marriage as an "outdated institution," a Texas professor told the Family Research Council Wednesday.
The nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization on Wednesday urged Tennessee Republican leaders to repudiate what they consider a racist Facebook post by a GOP state lawmaker.
Joseph Harris of Glen Burnie, Maryland, had a dream to be a professional chef. He even moved to Missouri to attend culinary school, but then life took an unexpected turn when his mother had a stroke. Mr. Harris returned from the Midwest to help his family care for his mother.
Middle Eastern Christian communities face extinction, and the results for the stability and peace of the region would be devastating, said an advocacy group asking Americans to speak out on their behalf.
Have you heard the one about the Sikh, the Hasidic Jew, the Muslim and the nun who walked into a job interview?
Lori Frollo's connection with Covenant HealthCare in Saginaw began in December 2013 when her daughter Bethany Sysak's twin babies were born seven weeks early.
Recent Opinion Columns
Recently, I was temporarily placed on the Southern Poverty Law Center's watch list for extremism simply because I vocally support traditional marriage. I remember thinking: When did advocating for lifelong love between one man and one woman become a hate crime? Fortunately, the group saw the folly of its ways and apologized, removing me from the list.
The graphic pictures of a Jordanian pilot being burned alive by militants from the Islamic State, or ISIS, were chilling and raised doubts about the humanity of the Islamic terrorists capable of such barbarism. This coupled with beheadings and crucifixions gives us a better understanding of the evil we, along with the rest of the world, are facing.
The Grammys made domestic violence a focus. But until politicians, sports leagues and performers begin tackling the pornography behemoth head on, it's hard to take this crusade seriously.
There has been much debate recently over vaccination mandates, particularly in response to the measles outbreak currently taking place throughout the country.
It is Black History Month, and as people reflect on the struggles and accomplishments of African-Americans over many decades, many agree that "more can be done" to ensure economic opportunity for all Americans.
There are places that are holy in American history: Gettysburg and Shiloh. Lexington and Concord. Ground Zero in Manhattan. To this list, Americans need to add Selma, Alabama.
It was 1952 and as a seven year old who had a Sunday School perfect attendance record for a year, I was presented with my very own King James Bible. I still have it and still refer to it.
Have you been to a funeral lately? A funeral where the assembled start reaching into their jacket pockets and purses? Grabbing their cellphones? Looking up and down the pews?
From The Vault
Sen. Mike Lee said Tuesday that the institution of the family is paramount in society, calling on conservatives and Republicans in the new Congress for an agenda with an eye on American working families.