As the United States Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments challenging the constitutionality of laws defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman, some of the Justices may recall that it was ten years to the day that they began hearing the case that made this one possible. On March 26, […]
Anne Hendershott is co-author of Beyond the Catholic Culture Wars, forthcoming from Encounter Books in Fall 2013.
Just hours after Pope Benedict XVI’s surprise announcement that he would abdicate the papacy, New York Times op-ed columnist Nicholas Kristof tweeted that “at some point the church will accept contraception and female and non-celibate priests. Could it be in the next papacy?” For years, both those within and outside of the Catholic Church have believed that […]