Turning Trouble into Miracles
In what can only be described as a modern-day miracle, the Nuns on the Bus managed to transform a Vatican sanction into prophetic witness.
Political Pluralism: How Government Can Support Conflicting Religious Beliefs
Christian scholars are exploring what is appropriate religious expression in a diverse society.
Reproductive Health Care Is a Human Right: An Interview with Vernita Gutierrez
Sally Steenland interviews Vernita Gutierrez, the director of community engagement for Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, San Diego County, about her reproductive justice work.
The Conservative Fairy Tale About Government
By casting government as the villain, conservatives are ignoring history and denying the facts.
It’s Personal: Reproductive Justice and Religious Liberty with Rev. Angela Herrera
Just before the Supreme Court hears arguments in Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius, Sally Steenland discusses religious liberty and reproductive justice with Rev. Angela Herrera.
The Women of Faith Factor in 'Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius'
Emily Baxter writes on the past, present, and future of women’s leadership in American religious life.
How to Reduce Poverty and Save Taxpayers $4.6 Billion Per Year
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will cut spending on federal assistance programs and strengthen families, the economy, and our nation.
14 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2014
CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative takes a look at some of the faith voices poised to make a difference in the year ahead.
Connecting Maternal Health, Faith, and Reproductive Justice for International Women’s Day: An Interview with Courtney Fowler
Sally Steenland interviews Courtney Fowler, the conference lay leader for the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church, about her work to support maternal and family health.
Cracking the Edifice of Injustice
The fight for liberty and justice requires persistence and envisioning a more perfect union.
Family Values Versus the Corporate Bottom Line
The lack of paid sick days forces American workers to make the no-win choice between job and family.
Medicaid Expansion and the Spiritual Side of Health Care: An Interview with Matthew Ellis of Episcopal Health Ministries
Sally Steenland interviews Matthew Ellis, CEO of National Episcopal Health Ministries, about the importance of the church in health care leadership.
It’s Time to Talk
Contrary to mainstream assumptions, much of the religious community supports a woman’s right to make decisions about her own reproductive health.
Real Family Values: Making College Affordable and Alleviating Student Loan Debt
Issue Brief In a country founded on the ideals of equality, fairness, and economic opportunity, higher education should not be reserved for a privileged few.
Resolving to Focus in 2014
Despite the distractions of the coming year, it’s important to hold basic, long-lasting truths in mind in order to experience purpose and joy.