Catholic School Is Dying. The School the Pope Is Visiting Is Attempting to Buck That Trend.
America’s Top Christian ComedianStephen Colbert gets all the attention, but the apolitical Jim Gaffigan is as self-deprecating about his faith as he is about his diet.
The United States Is a Country of ConvertsBut how does it feel about one being president?
Christians Fought for the Environment for Decades Before Pope Francis’ EncyclicalCatholics in America a have a long tradition of looking out for Mother Earth.
Slate Voice: “Against YA”Listen to Dan Kois read Ruth Graham’s essay on why adults should be embarrassed to read young adult lit.
Selfies May Cause More Deaths Than Sharks—but Train Track Instagrams Are Killing People, Too
Is It Too Late for Evangelical Christians to Honestly Discuss Same-Sex Marriage?A dispatch from this year’s Q Ideas conference, or the Christian TED Talks.
Is Anyone Religious Enough to Be President of the United States?Not according to the American people.
Unhappy FamiliesHausfrau makes the plight of the wife and mother in contemporary fiction seem sadder than ever.
How Sex Trafficking Became a Christian Cause CélèbreEvangelicals made it less feminist and more mainstream.
How Mass Shooters Get Their Guns Here are the origins of every gun used in the high-profile massacres of Obama’s presidency.
Even Appalachia Is Walking Away From Coal Why the Tennessee Valley Authority is about to retire a massive chunk of its coal-burning plants.
Financial Firms Hire Academics to Conduct Favorable Research. This One Got Caught, Thanks to Elizabeth Warren.
What We Talk About When We Talk About the Man Bun A man and a woman who sometimes wears a bun debate.
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The Empire Podcast: The Second Season Is Here Hear Slate’s complete commentary on the newest Empire episodes.
Why Do-Gooders Make the Rest of Us Uncomfortable Larissa MacFarquhar explores unchecked idealism in Strangers Drowning.