Concluding RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY s five-part series Exploring Religious America, Bob Abernethy speaks with experts John Green, Robert Franklin, and Peter Steinfels about the findings of the survey. Topics include scandal in the Catholic church, spirituality versus tradition, America s increasing religious diversity, and whether true interfaith understanding is possible.
In COMMONWEAL Magazine, an independent Catholic journal, writer and scholar Peter Steinfels, a Catholic, takes a thoughtful look at the crisis in the Church and calls for changes to overcome it. Steinfels also writes the Belief column for THE NEW YORK TIMES. Watch his interview with Bob Abernethy on the scandal and how the Church can move forward.
The New York Times columnist and religion professor gives an even-handed breakdown of the media\'s papal visit coverage.
RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY profiles Peter Steinfels Catholic, THE NEW YORK TIMES religion columnist, and author of the book A PEOPLE ADRIFT. Steinfels discusses the challenges facing the U.S. Catholic Church, from the sex abuse scandal to ordination of women, that he fears may send the church into an irreversible decline if they are not acted upon.
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