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What’s my religion? It’s complicated, and beautiful.

(Amanda Sowards — AP) I sometimes remark to friends that I must be the only Christian in the world who … Continued

Was the American Revolution a Just War?

John Trumbull’s ‘Death of General Warren at Bunker Hill’. Was the American Revolution a just war? As we celebrate our … Continued

Louie Giglio’s comments on homosexuality in his own words

JEWEL SAMAD AFP/GETTY IMAGES Construction work continues for US President Barack Obama’s second inauguration at the Capitol Hill in Washington, … Continued

Michelangelo, religious tolerance and the 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel ceiling

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates baptisms in the Sistine Chapel on Jan. 9, 2011 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by L’Osservatore … Continued

Christian witness for gays in Uganda

In the wake of a recent online campaign, millions of Americans now know the name of Ugandan Joseph Kony, whose … Continued

Palm Sunday lessons from an unlikely Pontius Pilate

The story of the trial, crucifixion and death of Jesus of Nazareth, which is recited, sung and often acted out … Continued

A new one-size-fits-all Catholic Mass?

Andre Penner AP Monks attend a Mass at the Sao Paulo Metropolitan Cathedral in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Liberals in the … Continued

100 years of International Women’s Day doesn’t mean women have achieved equality

On March 19, 1911, the first international celebration dedicated to women’s work and roles took place. Thus 2011 marks the … Continued

On Ash Wednesday, more darkness for Catholic Church

By Elizabeth Tenety Tuesday may have been Mardi Gras for many in the Christian world, but in Catholic America, Tuesday … Continued

For some churches, Super Bowl Sunday is ‘Porn Sunday’

By Elizabeth Tenety What wouldn’t Jesus do? Christian culture is full of hypotheticals about what Jesus would do if he … Continued

U.S. Christians meet with Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu

Last week, a coalition from Christians United for Israel, Texas Pastor John Hagee’s pro-Israel advocacy group, met with Israeli Prime … Continued

Wounds of 9/11 will never heal!

After 9/11 President Bush reminded Americans that the attack was the work of a few terrorists and not the Muslim … Continued

Wisdom lacking on all sides in Ground Zero mosque affair

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued

Secular roots of religious violence

By Philip Jenkinsauthor When Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams meets with clergy furious over his church’s sexual liberalism, he might expect … Continued

Easter is not a pagan holiday

The Devil hates Easter for good reasons, but some Christians worry about it for bad reasons. Some worry that Easter … Continued

If Jesus came back

By Gail Dawson McNallyauthor I’m hardly a student of the bible, but in my own endless questioning of catholic rules … Continued

Teach the Importance of Christianity to America

The Texas Board of Education, the nation’s second largest purchaser of public school textbooks, is revising its K-12 social studies … Continued

Male Authority Posing as Divine Authority

Former president Jimmy Carter and other world leaders issued this statement: “The justification of discrimination against women and girls on … Continued

Mini Skirts, Yes. Burqas, No?

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

A Christian By Any Other Name

Ward Brehm doesn’t call himself a Christian. “I just call myself a follower of Jesus,” says Brehm, a Minneapolis businessman … Continued