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The case of transgender Catholic school teacher Mark Krolikowski: Keeping the faith while gender notions evolve

Mark Krolikowski wore his hair at shoulder length, his nails long and well manicured, and his ears pierced. His appearance, … Continued

D’Souza and World magazine: What does scripture say about reporting on sex?

The recent fall of Dinesh D’Souza from the presidency of the evangelical King’s College has multiple killer angles. One conservative … Continued

On Mother’s Day, the gift of family planning

One of the defining characteristic of mothers with the good fortune of living in developed nations is having the means … Continued

Evangelical leader endorses Rick Perry, ‘a follower of Christ’

Michael Nagle GETTY IMAGES Robert Jeffress, pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas, said Texas Gov. Rick Perry is “a … Continued

Rick Santorum to Piers Morgan: Believing ‘eternal truths’ on homosexuality is not ‘bigotry’

Former Pennsylvania Senator and GOP presidential Bruce Smith AP Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum leaves a speaking engagement in Charleston, … Continued

Religious exemptions in new birth control regulations

Some religious organizations have voices opposition to the new women’s health regulations announced Monday. The Obama administration announced new expanded … Continued

Hinduism is not cast in caste

Millenial questions haunt various religious traditions, and their adherents are too often forced into the roles of apologist or antagonist. … Continued

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: a Christian response

By Anthony Woods In the 17-years since Congress enacted “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” supporters of the discriminatory law have defended … Continued

What constitutes a family?

By Elizabeth Tenety A majority of Americans now “consider same-sex couples with children” to be a family, according to a … Continued

Presbyterian report condemns Israeli policies in Palestinian territories

By David Waters America’s largest Presbyterian denomination is preparing for a contentious General Assembly next month as delegates will be … Continued

Missionaries: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Q: Is there a problem with proselytism overseas by U.S. religious groups? Isn’t sharing one’s faith part of religious freedom? … Continued

Evangelism and ethics are inseparable

Q: Is there a problem with proselytism overseas by U.S. religious groups? Isn’t sharing one’s faith part of religious freedom? … 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

Starting Over in Cambodia

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Everyone in Cambodia has an extraordinary story of personal or family survival. Almost the … Continued

New Liberal Faith Group Takes on Global Warming

By Jacqueline L. Salmon One of the first efforts by American Values Network, the new progressive faith organization launched by … Continued

Latino Church Groups Battle Over Census

By Jacqueline L. Salmon There’s a nasty scuffle underway between two major Hispanic Christian organizations over whether illegal immigrants should … Continued

Beware the Faith-Based Funding Trap

The Obama administration has announced its own authorization of what have been known as “faith-based” funding programs, and in so … Continued

Secularism: The New Taboo

What secular ideas? The very word “secular” has been demonized and written out of America’s acceptable political vocabulary. The Republican … Continued