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Francis, the peace pope

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

Muslims reflect on the Holocaust

May 18-24 felt like a lifetime: emotional, exhausting, and exhilarating, as amid the horror of the Holocaust, we escorted a … Continued

Religious groups OK with gay Scout ban for years now say no problem. What gives?

For years, the biggest faith groups in the Boy Scouts Mormons, Catholics and Methodists supported the organization’s ban on openly … Continued

Supreme Court’s health-care decision: Two Catholic cheers

JASON REED REUTERS Protesters against President Barack Obama’s 2010 healthcare overhaul react outside the Supreme Court in Washington June 28, … Continued

Cardinal Wuerl: The church did not choose this fight

“The First Amendment’s guarantee of religious freedom, however, was not meant to protect merely the right to worship, but also … Continued

With HHS lawsuits, Catholic institutions follow their conscience

Franco Origlia GETTY IMAGES it was announced Monday that Franciscan University, along with Notre Dame University, the Catholic University of … Continued

Notre Dame among Catholic organizations suing over HHS birth control regulations: Read full list

Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP President Barack Obama, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announces the revamp of … Continued

With Sebelius invite, another blow to Georgetown’s Catholic identity

From left: Donald Wuerl/Post, Kathleen Sebelius/AP, John DeGioia/Post If Georgetown University wants to remain an authentically Catholic college, it must … Continued

Too much–or too little–Catholic influence in politics?

The Catholic Church, operating on the doctrine that she is the continuing presence and ministry of Jesus Christ on earth, … 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

A veteran, professor and priest

Father Francis P. Duffy and the Fighting 69th With Veterans Day here, this week’s column features a priest whose statue … Continued

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Muslims and Catholics vs. Banzhaf

John Banzhaf is using Muslims as his shield in his battle against conservative religious values.

No sex on campus?

Catholic and Muslim women are finding that while theological differences run deep, shared views on modesty, chastity, and dignity run deeper.

Susan Sarandon: Pope Benedict a ‘Nazi’

Actress Susan Sarandon arrives at the Film Society of Lincoln Center Gala Tribute to her in New York on May … Continued

Priest finds joy in work that no material thing can give

I love being a priest. When I shared this fact in a homily a few years back on a college campus, … Continued

Mandating coverage is not requiring use

It is up to the Church to persuade their faithful that Church doctrine is correct.

Faithful Citizenship in 2012 

The American bishops’ landmark 2007 instruction to Catholics about politics will be not be changed, but will be re-issued in … Continued

Study: Strong Catholic support for gay rights

The Public Religion Research Institute team released today the most comprehensive portrait of Catholic attitudes concerning rights for gay and … Continued

Statement of Muslim American imams & community leaders on Holocaust denial

On August 7 – 11, eight of the most influential Imams and Muslim leaders in the U.S. made an historic … Continued

Muslim leaders telling truths at Auschwitz

By Rabbi Jack Bemporad and Professor Marshall Breger During a time of raw hostility in the Middle East and heated … Continued