• September 22, 2013
    Pope Francis's recent interview was interpreted by many as a "new direction" for the Catholic church and could have significant consequences for American political debates.
  • August 1, 2013
    At a hearing called by Paul Ryan to examine the War on Poverty, the activist and nun explained that government programs help millions every year.
  • June 20, 2013
    We travel to Camden, NJ with Sister Simone Campbell as she and her sisters advocate for comprehensive immigration policy reform.
  • May 3, 2013
    A group started by members of the Newtown community hope you will call your representatives and support common sense solutions to make our schools safer.
  • April 19, 2013
    In this column from Orion magazine, Sandra Steingraber writes about the movement among people of faith to fight fracking in New York while scientists stay silent.
  • April 12, 2013
    In "Blankets," an excerpt from Sherman Alexie's new collection entitled Blasphemy, he recounts his attempts to comfort his ailing father as he recovered from surgery.
  • March 6, 2013
    Watch the trailer of Jay Rosenstein's documentary exploring the Supreme Court case that established the separation of church and state 65 years ago. The full version of the film is unfortunately no longer available.
  • March 1, 2013

    "It's hard to exaggerate how famous he was in the last two decades of the 19th century," our guest Susan Jacoby says of Robert Ingersoll, the subject of her new book, The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought. But Ingersoll, once a "mover and shaker" in the Republican Party, is largely forgotten today. Why? He spoke out in favor of the separation of church and state and promoted Darwin's theory of evolution, and because ...

  • March 1, 2013
    In this 2006 Moyers Moment, author Margaret Atwood, a self-described "strict agnostic," talks about the clear difference between atheism and agnosticism.
  • March 1, 2013
    In this 2004 Moyers Moment, author Richard Dawkins argues that evolution "is about as certain as anything we know."