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The right to blaspheme: For no god and country

(Streeter Lecka — GETTY IMAGES) I could not have had a more patriotic beginning. I was born on Flag Day … Continued

Catholic bishops: Birth control debate about ‘religious freedom,’ not access to contraceptives

Top U.S. bishops on Wednesday formally made their fight against a White House mandate for reproductive services the church’s top … Continued

Catholic women and contraception: Why don’t Catholics use Natural Family Planning?

Associated Press The Catholic Church, McGuire argues, should use this moment to more clearly explain its teaching on contraception and … Continued

Beyond a ‘loss of faith’

Fifty-nine thousand-plus On Faith readers recommended Thomas L. Day’s November 11th essay “Penn State, my final loss of faith.” Thirty-three … Continued

Evangelicals rethink nuclear weapons

Millions of Americans grew up fearing nuclear attack from the Soviet Union. Mehdi Ghasemi ASSOCIATED PRESS In this photo released … Continued

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Pluralism at Ground Zero

We need a return to America’s wonderful unifying motto “E pluribus unum,” adopted in 1782.

Christians politicians echoing political Islam

Former Arkansas governor and 2012 presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee found himself in hot water this week after he called Islam … Continued

Secular or religious? Why make enemies when we don’t have to?

In light of the continuing political uprising throughout the Middle East, American leaders are reported to be recalculating their approach … Continued

Freedom is a human idea — Alleluia!

In light of the continuing political uprising throughout the Middle East, American leaders are reported to be recalculating their approach … Continued

An exceptional but not chosen people

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued