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Pope Francis and the top stories of 2013
To no one's surprise, the election of Pope Francis was selected as the year's No. 1 religion story.
Quoting Mother Teresa
Religion columnist Terry Mattingly recalls his meeting with the person he considers the most remarkable he has ever encountered.
Memories of a pastor in Buenos Aires
For those who encountered Pope Francis while he was a South American Cardinal, the message in his first major papal statement does not come as a surprise, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
C.S. Lewis: As popular as ever after 50 years
One of the world's most famous Christian writers and a former atheist, Lewis believed that far too many people in the modern world were slipping into an "easy," "fashionable" agnosticism, writes relligion columnist Terry Mattingly.
Blame it on Woodstock
Religion columnist Terry Mattingly examines how one scholar views the impact of American cultural changes on our understanding of religious liberty.
Classic Billy Graham at age 95, one more time
Religion columnist Terry Mattingly writes about what could be the final sermon of Rev. Billy Graham.
Taking the devil very seriously, for 40 years
The goal of writer William Peter Blatty, who wrote "The Exorcist," was to defend the faith through writing, says religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
Rethinking the nones
Pew researchers unveil the jarring fact that 20 percent of U.S. adults -- including 32 percent under the age of 30 -- embrace the "religiously unaffiliated" label, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
Military chaplains back on front lines
Changes in military guidelines for chaplains create a moral conflict writes religion columnist, Terry Mattingly.
The hole in the middle of American Jewry
Religion columnist Terry Mattingly examines concerns that only 33 percent of American Jews believe being part of a Jewish community is "essential to being Jewish."
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