President Obama has invited homosexual activists, dissenting Catholic groups, an openly gay Episcopalian bishop and a pro-abortion Catholic sister to the White House for a ceremony welcoming Pope Francis to the United States, prompting backlash from the Vatican.

Pope Francis is planning his first-ever visit to the United States later this month to meet with President Obama, address Congress and the United Nations, and attend the 2015 World Meeting of Families.

Tracking the decline of America's freedoms can be a discouraging business. The Fraser Institute report entitled “The Human Freedom Index” illustrates exactly where those declines are taking place.

The similarities between the fiscal problems in Greece and Puerto Rico are more than unnerving. They teach the dangers of acquiring debt while ignoring the lessons of the free market.

Offering yet another illustration of the true agenda behind what the United Nations mischaracterizes as “human rights,” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon claimed the polarizing U.S. Supreme Court ruling purporting to redefine marriage for all 50 states was a “great step forward for human rights in the United States.”