New York Times - Religion and Belief

News about religion and belief. Commentary and archival information about religion and belief from The New York Times.
  1. If parents skip the bris, can a son still be Jewish?
  2. The less religious people are, the more likely they are to think aliens exist.
  3. Una iglesia da misa en ambos lados de la frontera, en Naco, Sonora y Naco, Arizona, para ayudar a conectar tanto a vecinos como a familias que están separadas por las vallas fronterizas.
  4. In Naco, Ariz., one church holds services on both sides of the border to connect neighbors and families who are separated by four city blocks and miles upon miles of thick steel posts.
  5. A long dialogue with an agnostic economist.
  6. The Catholic Church’s views on end-of-life care are nuanced, but opposed to the idea that courts have the final say.
  7. Jefferson infused his political philosophy with Christian values, even though he was not a deeply religious man in the traditional sense.
  8. Readers debate whether the party has a “religion problem.”
  9. Francis declined to renew Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller’s mandate to lead the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
  10. Professor Berger was known for his work in what is called the sociology of knowledge — understanding how humans experience everyday reality.