Sharron Angle and Christine O'Donnell lost, at least in part, because of their lack of deftness in dealing with a hostile press.
An Arizona woman, pregnant and suffering from pulmonary hypertension (an often fatal complication), consulted with her doctor and a Catholic Sister of Mercy, and obtained an abortion. The reactions have been predictable across religious and political lines.
Benedict pushed aside entangled, energy-sapping emotionalism to propose a reinvestment in our shared humanity.
This Easter, Christians might reflect upon whether getting involved in bare-knuckle politics and activism has actually hurt their cause.
Could his controversial invitation be a blessing in disguise for pro-lifers?
Catholics needn't protest the meeting between the Holy Father and the speaker. They should just pray.
Americans of all stripes could use a tale of comfort and hope right about now. Good thing we've got the Christmas story.
The West's abandonment of religion has left it unprepared to defeat a foe that's driven by spiritual concerns.
In a political — and religious — season that calls for patience and reflection, some just can't wait.
In the wake of Proposition 8, gays need to stop the thuggery and Christians need to cut the condescension.
In this election season, the definitions of words are being mangled like never before.
Think what you're supposed to think ... or else.
Try saying one good thing about someone you don't like — whether it's George Bush or Nancy Pelosi.
The New Yorker cover controversy and Obama's humorless reaction show that America has forgotten how to laugh.
How can Catholics for Obama rationalize their support for the pro-choice candidate?
It's almost too late to stop Washington's waltz towards government health care.
How can significant issues be tackled when a culture of cynicism and relativism has destroyed appreciation for the truth?
It seems as if Hillary Clinton is just the latest mature, dependable, experienced woman to be unceremoniously dumped for a younger, prettier doe-eyed companion. No wonder many women are mad.
The greatest scientific mind of the 20th century pronounced religion "childish." Was Einstein truly an atheist? Or were his complex thoughts on faith a logical continuation of his work in physics?
Echoing Jesus' prediction about Peter, Pope Benedict went to places he did not want to go during his U.S. trip — all to lay the foundation of healing.
Critics will paint caricatures of the pope during his U.S. visit, just as they did after his election. But Benedict has shown himself to be far more complex than their simplistic analysis allows.
Depressing world news got you down? Don't forget: "Easter helps shine light on the small positives all around us."
Turning food into fuel may create more problems than it solves. If we are serious about global warming, here are a few modest steps we should take today -- while letting people eat their corn.
The Great Conservative Purge of the Impure is in full swing, writes The Anchoress. Too bad the purist "true conservatives" are blind to the many ironies of their action.
Still upset that Fred Thompson will not be resurrecting the Reagan era? Get over it, writes The Anchoress. There is no such thing as the perfect candidate, and placing purity ahead of pragmatism can only invite electoral disaster.