Watch excerpts from a speech where Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich discusses his 2009 conversion to Catholicism and his concerns about rising secularism in America. More
Mainstream Protestantism has declined sharply in the US, but the big speeches of our political leaders still routinely echo the Protestant history of the nation. More
"The secular age is schizophrenic, or better, deeply cross-purposed" and "very far from settling into a comfortable unbelief," according to Canadian scholar Charles Taylor, author of A SECULAR AGE.