With the Republican National Convention under way in Tampa and the Democratic National Convention set for next week in Charlotte, N.C., the 2012 presidential election is kicking into high gear. Catholicism is one of the big headlines in this year's contest, not least because both vice presidential candidates — Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan and Democratic Vice President Joe Biden — are Catholic, the first time that's occurred in U.S. history.
Explaining the Lawsuit--A group of Catholic dioceses and organizations, including Our Sunday Visitor, have filed an unprecedented religious freedom lawsuit against the government. What’s at stake? By John Norton - OSV Newsweekly, 6/3/2012