- Jan 18, 2020
“Politics for some is the new religion,” said John Carr, director of Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, which sponsored the May 22 discussion 530 days prior to the presidential election.
Former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See Mary Ann Glendon has said the entire human rights movement has fallen victim to a new form of skepticism that risks bringing it to collapse, with religious freedom being in the most precarious position.
In the nearly four years that have elapsed since Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula and invaded eastern Ukraine, some 10,000 people have been killed and more than 1.5 million displaced.
On the internet, as in society, some blame religion for intolerance. But a set of data gleaned from those who voted in the contentious 2016 election in the U.S. found otherwise.
Retired attorney Matt Flynn planned Wednesday to be the first Democrat to submit the required signatures to get on the ballot for Wisconsin governor, despite facing more questions about his past defense of the Milwaukee Archdiocese against allegations of sexual abuse by priests.