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Forum Debate: Religion and Politics: David Saperstein
We Must Be A Beacon of Light and Hope . . . Before It’s Too Late

Remarks from Rabbi David Saperstein, the new U.S. ambassador for religious freedom.

How You Can Help the Churches that Are Helping Ferguson

Churches in Ferguson, Missouri are among the first to respond to the area’s urgent needs. You can help.

Video: The Life of a Refugee

A look at what life is like for Burmese refugees arriving in America.

PHOTOS: 3 million attend Pope Francis’ World Youth Day’s closing Mass on beach in Rio de Janeiro

PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Crowds attending the World Youth Day’s closing Mass line the shore of Copacabana beach in Rio … Continued

Georgetown/ On Faith has moved

Georgetown/ On Faith is moving to a new format and a new page. Follow the university at his new online … Continued

Dolan: ‘Like Jesus, Annie laid down her life for her friends’

“Like Jesus, Annie laid down her life for her friends. Like Jesus, Annie’s life and death brings light, truth, goodness … Continued

Redesigning the Rosary

Artists and designers put their heads and hearts together to re-imagine the ages-old Catholic devotional.

Pope to Twitter: Follow me

The leaders in Catholic online media offer their blurbs on Pope Benedict’s entrance into the “Twittersphere.”

ADL provides guidelines for holiday displays to educators, other officials

The Anti-Defamation league makes its voice heard for the upcoming winter holiday season.

Andrew Sullivan on ‘coming out’ to God

Newsweek Latest Newsweek cover Andrew Sullivan made a splash this week with his Newsweek cover story calling President Obama “the … Continued

Obama on the National Day of Prayer: ‘Let us be humble in our convictions’

The National Day of Prayer remains both a point of national pride and contention.

Reason Rally on National Mall

Leaders in the secular movement head to the National Mall to exercise the First Amendment in their own way.

Live video: House hearing on religious freedom and birth control debate

Bishop Lori of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops speaks during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on … Continued

Vote: Did Obama administration strike the right balance between religious freedom and women’s rights?

Susan Walsh AP President Barack Obama announces the revamp of his contraception policy requiring religious institutions to fully pay for … Continued

Rick Santorum: I was called a ‘theocrat’ for being pro-life

Quotation of the Day

5 questions with Russell Simmons

Simmons shares his thoughts on the Lowe’s controversy over the All Muslim Reality show.

Your memories of Pope John Paul II

More than a million Catholics are expected in Rome on May 1 to mark Pope John Paul II’s beatification, the … Continued

Charlie Sheen
Is Charlie Sheen an anti-Semite?

Questions abound over possible reasons for Sheen’s dismissal from “Two and a Half Men.”