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Miss America Nina Davuluri: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in the Response to American Diversity

Diversity confirms our American values of freedom and tolerance.

What faith means for famlies

What’s happening to American religion? Recent reports emphasize new threats, from The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life’s publication … Continued

Can the First Husband talk about marriage?

The election night victory photograph tweeted by President Obama’s campaign captured it all: The Obamas wrapped in one another’s arms, … Continued

A day devoted to gratitude

REUTERS The skyline of Manhattan is seen at twilight in New York, March 19, 2011. Under the green aerial are … Continued

Thanks and giving: Why Wal-Mart “Black Friday” strikes are important

BLOOMBERG Costumers wait in line to pay for their merchandise inside Wal-Mart de Mexico SAB de CV’s Suburbia store in … Continued

Survey: ‘Obama’s religious coalition resembles the religious composition of younger voters’

“Obama’s religious coalition resembles the religious composition of younger voters, while Romney’s religious coalition resembles the religious composition of senior … Continued

The family man campaign

GETTY IMAGES Let us pause from one of the most divisive presidential campaigns in modern American history to contemplate an … Continued

What the campaigns should know about the religiously unaffiliated

REUTERS Voting signs sit outside the Licking County Board of Elections on the first day of early voting in Newark, … Continued

‘If we don’t speak out, sin multiplies’

GETTY IMAGES People walk by a controversial ad, which has already been defaced, that condemns radical Islam in a New … Continued

Koran upstages Bible in debate

REUTERS Vice President Joe Biden listens as Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan speaks during the vice-presidential debate on Oct. … Continued

Occupy Wall Street protesters: Human rights begin at home

AFP/GETTY IMAGES People gather in Washington Square Park in New York on Sept. 15, 2012 during an Occupy Wall Street … Continued

Religion as pretext or cause in attacks in Cairo, Egypt and Libya

REUTERS The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames during a protest by an armed group said to have … Continued

Sept. 11, 2001: Eleven years later, American Muslims are victims

AP Flags set on display by students at Norwich University in Northfield Vt. are seen on the upper parade ground … Continued

An appeal to see Romney’s softer side

GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney walks the floor during the final day of the Republican … Continued

Family Research Council shooting injures security guard at D.C. office

Jonathan Newton WASHINGTON POST Investigators gather after a security guard at the Family Research Council was shot and wounded Wednesday … Continued

Ann Romney ‘stay-at-home mom’ debate: Mormons react

The public dust-up over Ann Romney and stay-home mothers played out in a particular way in Romney’s own community of … Continued

Tea party Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount

Animation is not just for kids any more. In fact, there’s nothing at all “Mickey Mouse” about the cartoon video … Continued

What ‘All American Muslim’ has to be thankful for

Todd McInturf AP Islamic Center of America Executive Administrator Kassem Allie, right, 54, and his son, Khalil Allie, 14, protest … Continued

Rep. King’s false religious ‘enemy within’

Last week, on the 70th Anniversary of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, Representative Peter King once again sought the spotlight … Continued

Romney’s Mormonism a tough sell for Millenials

Scott Olson GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks to supporters during a rally on … Continued