Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz | Francis Faces Divided U.S. Catholic Population

[08.28.2015]

In today’s buzz, Buddhism and same-sex marriage, and the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Morning Buzz | The History Behind Pope Francis’ Humility

[08.27.2015]

In today’s buzz, New Yorkers move to Philadelphia more than any other city, plus a closer look at Donald Trump’s polling support.

Morning Buzz | Most (52%) Americans Do Not Know Pope is Visiting U.S.

[08.26.2015]

In today’s buzz, Ted Cruz reaffirms his stance on “religious liberty” laws, plus religion isn’t “trendy” in Hollywood anymore.

Morning Buzz | New PRRI Survey: The Francis Effect? U.S. Catholic Attitudes on Pope Francis, the Catholic Church, and American Politics

[08.25.2015]

In today’s buzz, CEO Robert P. Jones on how PRRI became what it is today, plus Arkansas lawmakers reject a request to put a Hindu statue on Capitol grounds.

Morning Buzz | S&P Creates “Catholic Values Index”

[08.24.2015]

In today’s buzz, same-sex married couples may now apply for Social Security benefits, plus why Trump is “defying political gravity.”

Morning Buzz | Mormon Church Promotes Three Women to High-Level Leadership Positions

[08.21.2015]

In today’s buzz, few Catholics have heard of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, plus what’s driving Muslim Americans away from the GOP.

Morning Buzz | Islamic Scholars Come Together for Climate Change

[08.20.2015]

In today’s buzz, the White House hires its first openly transgender full-time staff member, plus Russian authorities break up an illegal “cheese ring.”

Morning Buzz | “God Squad” Pushes for Iran Deal

[08.19.2015]

In today’s buzz, an elite boarding school’s unsavory sexual culture, plus GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson’s complicated stance on abortion.

Morning Buzz | Less Pie, More Pilates for 2016 Candidates

[08.18.2015]

In today’s buzz, Trump outlines his immigration plan, plus why you should take fewer pictures on vacation.

Morning Buzz | Philadelphia Eagles Fans Ask Pope to Bless Quarterback’s Knees

[08.17.2015]

In today’s buzz, how selfies just won a big political battle, plus the pope’s climate change stance puts some Catholic organizations in an awkward position.