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Ashes for the unabashedly Catholic

View Photo Gallery: Millions of Catholics and Protestants have the sign of the cross placed on their foreheads as Ash Wednesday … Continued

President Obama’s faith challenge at the Democratic National Convention

AP President Barack Obama waves to supporters as he arrives at the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport for the Democratic National Convention … Continued

Religious freedom and contraception case headed to Supreme Court?

Andrew Medichin AP Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, is congratulated by two prelates after being elevated in St. … Continued

For Tyler Clementi, ‘hate the sin, love the sinner’ not enough

There is an unspoken narrative surrounding the life and suicide of Tyler Clementi and other similar stories. It must no … Continued

Virginia Episcopalians OK same-sex unions

By Julia Duin The outgoing bishop of New Hampshire, Douglas E. Theuner, right, presents the incoming bishop, V. Gene Robinson, … Continued

May 21, 2011: Harold Camping says the end is near

By Elizabeth Tenety In this Dec. 17, 2010 photo in Raleigh, N.C., Allison Warden poses with her car showing a … Continued

Apple zaps conservative Christian app

By David Waters The Culture War now has its own app. Or does it? After receiving thousands of complaints, Apple … Continued

God did not make denominations; people did

I do not remember the source, but when I was writing my final paper for my D.Min. degree, I found … Continued

Why all religions aren’t equally dangerous

What do atheists think about specific religions, as distinct from all religion? One of the most common accusations leveled against … Continued

Human and religious limitations

Q: The catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a widening environmental, economic and political crisis. Is it … Continued

Pope Benedict’s karma

Q:Should Pope Benedict XVI be held responsible for the escalating scandals over clerical sexual abuse in Europe? Should he be … Continued

When pagans get our rights, everyone benefits

In his recent guest column for On Faith, Dallas pastor Robert Jeffress states that “the decision by Air Force Academy … Continued

Air Force’s pagan mistake

By Robert JeffressPastor First Baptist Church of Dallas Several weeks ago, Christian leaders, including myself, denounced televangelist Pat Robertson for … Continued

Bias against religious differences

The very fact that Brit Hume felt free to evangelize Tiger Woods on Fox News Sunday shows that media bias … Continued

Welcome to the sacred table

I originally thought to do a column for On Faith called “The Sacred Table” about entertaining. The table can be … Continued

Bishops should proceed with caution

Q: U.S. Catholic bishops are defending their direct involvement in congressional deliberations over health-care reform, saying that church leaders have … Continued

A Christian case for same-sex marriage

Most media coverage of the D.C. Council’s steps toward civil marriage equality for same-sex couples has followed a worn-out script … Continued

New Muslim middle class

By Vali NasrProfessor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy The Muslim world is going through a quiet and profound revolution. … Continued

Religions need to live and let live

On the immediate level, the move by the Vatican is likely the consequence of the continuous decline of Catholic Church … Continued

Episcopal Unorthodoxy

Of course there’s a substantial overlap between Roman Catholicism and Anglicanism — and all Christian denominations for that matter. We … Continued