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‘Secular safe zones’ offer campus shelter to atheist students

RNS () — The small sticker on professor Robert Schmidt’s office door isn’t just a decoration — it’s a beacon … Continued

Once widely spoken, now mostly studied, Yiddish sees revival

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — Friends of Yiddish has no agenda. No textbooks. No Yiddish grammar rules. Its members gather every month … Continued

Anti-Semitism on downward slide but still rampant online

The Anti-Defamation League’s study of anti-Semitism in the U.S. shows a 14 percent decrease in incidents during 2012, the second consecutive … Continued

Fossil fuels are a faith issue

(AP) One day, our children, their children, will almost certainly ask, “What did you do to solve the climate challenge?” … Continued

Sin in Steubenville

The story of the Steubenville rapes is by now well known. Laurie Penny gets it right when she says that … Continued

What gay activists can learn from Shane Windmeyer

FREDERIC J. BROWN Eduardo Cisneros (L) and Luke Montgomery (R) kiss amid support in front of a Chick-fil-A fast food … Continued

Facing the new year without fear

The turning of a calendar page doesn’t truly start anything new, of course. But it does invite us to look … Continued

Alanis Morissette struck the right note in Israel

Alanis Morissette, the Canadian American pop singer, is an unlikely ambassador to the Middle East, but in some ways, she … Continued

LGBTQ student groups at Catholic colleges form pro-equality association

Today the leaders of several lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) student groups based on Catholic college campuses sent a … Continued

Pluralism and prejudice: How conflicts over religious pluralism reveal America’s new ‘Sacred Ground’

The only Protestant running for president in 2012 is President Obama, an American of both a racially and a religiously … Continued