Catholic Candidates, Voters and Contraception

12:27 10 February in Politics, Religion, U.S. Politics
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By Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil From the announcement of President Obama’s controversial new contraception policy, to Rick Santorum’s unexpected triple-win on Tuesday—Catholics have determined this week’s news cycle. To understand these developments, Moment speaks with Shaun Casey, a religious outreach advisor to the Obama campaign and author...

Dylan Goes Old Testament

17:57 09 February in Politics

Seventy-six artists--the likes of Carly Simon, Elvis Costello, My Morning Jacket and (shudder) Dave Matthews Band--have taken on the task of covering the music of Bob Dylan to benefit Amnesty International. Dylan's songs are perhaps better suited to the art of the cover than nearly...