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Remembering transgender voices

On Sunday, the Boston-area trans community came together for the 14th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance . This global celebration … Continued

Cheap grace: Rep. Todd Akin is so very, very sorry

AP In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 photograph, Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., and his wife Lulli, talk with reporters while … Continued

Eulogy for my friend journalist William Raspberry

Marvin Joseph WASHINGTON, DC- JUNE 26 William Raspberry attending the Raspberry Roast at the Washington Post in Washington, D.C. on … Continued

Hollow words: why Romney’s non-denial denials matter so much

NICHOLAS KAMM AFP/GETTY IMAGES Mitt Romney’s campaign sought July 15, 2012 to neutralize attacks on his business career by framing … Continued

Is 2012 good for the Mormons?

Charles Krupa AP Republican presidential candidate, former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, visits St. Paul’s Lutheran Church while campaigning in Berlin, … Continued

‘The Avengers’: Good, evil and politics

Handout photo REUTERS “The Avengers” kicked off Hollywood’s summer 2012 season, the four-month period is dominated by superheroes, sequels and … Continued

Baylor and Notre Dame: Baptist-Catholic competition, cooperation

Baylor and Notre Dame are natural rivals on the basketball court who meet Tuesday in the NCAA Women’s National Championship … Continued

Religion and politics after bin Laden

As details surrounding the death of Osama bin Laden continue to emerge, this week’s episode of The God Vote, hosted … Continued

Newt Gingrich’s Catholicism and his 2012 penance

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich speaks to a cheering crowd during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. Thursday … Continued

First Amendment includes separation of church and state

The phrase “separation of church and state,” once a widely-shared article of civic faith in the United States, has become … Continued