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Is the world making an idol of Pope Francis?

Putting Francis’ words into self-serving soundbites is the same problem of idolization that Jesus faces.

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Francis, the peace pope

Francis’ anti-war rhetoric is quickly earning him a unique place in papal history.

President Obama: Raoul Wallenberg should inspire us to make a habit of empathy

QUOTE OF THE DAY | President Barack Obama on making the choice to embrace empathy and compassion in his Rosh … Continued

‘The Butler’ shows the determination of unselfish love

The little boy watched his mother’s madness and his father’s murder. An old white woman takes him from her cotton … Continued

Advertising against Muslims? Not with my tax dollars.

That the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or any other entity for that matter, thinks we can defeat terrorism through an … Continued

America must be better than Guantanamo

A Guantanamo detainee’s feet are shown in this April 27, 2010 file photo. (POOL/REUTERS ) Diane Randall is the executive … Continued

Wake up evangelicals: It’s time to change the culture, not politics

Anti-gay marriage protesters lost in Maryland in 2012. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press) A law that evangelicals invested millions of dollars into … Continued

What do American Catholics want from the new pope?

Marcelo del Pozo REUTERS Men open their umbrellas as they leave from the archbishopric in the Andalusian capital of Seville … Continued

‘They deserve a vote’: Call and response in Obama’s State of the Union

Andrew Harrer BLOOMBERG Former Representative Gabrielle Giffords, second left, and husband Mark Kelly, retired space shuttle commander, listen to U.S. … Continued

U.S. drone strike policy: Just War or just targeted killing?

HO AFP/GETTY IMAGES This US Army handout file image taken February 27, 2011 shows an MQ-1C Gray Eagle armed with … Continued