Vatican official encourages Our Sunday Visitor in new media

Fort Wayne, Ind., Oct 10, 2012 / 02:06 am (CNA).- At a Sept. 28 dinner celebrating Our Sunday Visitor's 100th anniversary, Archbishop Claudio M. Celli emphasized the crucial role of new media in evangelization. Greg Erlandson, president of Our Sunday Visitor's publishing division, told CNA that the Vatican official's remarks were seen as “certainly encouraging for what we're doing, and what other Catholic publishers are doing.” During the celebration, Archbishop … [Read more...]

First religious freedom caucuses launch in nine states

Washington D.C., Oct 10, 2012 / 12:02 am (CNA).- A group of more than 120 bipartisan state legislators have created caucuses in nine states to address threats to religious liberty and learn from the experiences of other lawmakers. “These are the first state caucuses ever to focus exclusively on religious freedom,” said Tim Schulz, state legislative policy director at the American Religious Freedom Program of the Ethics and Public Policy Center. “There’s a renewed … [Read more...]

First religious freedom caucuses launch in nine states

Washington D.C., Oct 10, 2012 / 12:02 am (CNA).- A group of more than 120 bipartisan state legislators have created caucuses in nine states to address threats to religious liberty and learn from the experiences of other lawmakers. “These are the first state caucuses ever to focus exclusively on religious freedom,” said Tim Schulz, state legislative policy director at the American Religious Freedom Program of the Ethics and Public Policy Center. “There’s a renewed … [Read more...]

Growing number of Americans have no religious identity

Washington D.C., Oct 9, 2012 / 06:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A new survey shows that more Americans than ever are religiously unaffiliated, and as a group they are not seeking religion. Just under 20 percent of U.S. adults are now unaffiliated, an increase from 15 percent in 2007, says a new survey from the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. Among those aged 18-29, 32 percent have no religious affiliation. The research center nicknamed this population … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X