Talking about religion -- how to do it right

Religion, like politics, is something polite people aren't supposed to talk about, particularly at the dinner table. And there's sound reasoning for this: Passions can flame, voices spike, dissent can explode into disputes long-festering.

But if ...

Pope John Paul II leaves legacy as sex educator

PITTSBURGH -- When Pope John Paul II died in 2005, admirers cited his inspiring of multitudes the world over and his role as the spiritual catalyst of the nonviolent overthrow of Soviet-bloc communism.

Critics saw him as a reactionary who ...