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COMMENTARY: Islamist suppression could reach U.S. shores

RNS () —  Egypt now teeters on the edge of an abyss. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who was in Cairo … Continued

The coming rise of the religious left

(Brandon Thibodeaux — GETTY IMAGES) Since the rise of the Moral Majority movement in the 1980s, there has been considerably … Continued

Benedict will be’Pope Emeritus’ after resignation

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI will be known as “Pope Emeritus” after his retirement on Thursday (Feb. 28), and … Continued

Pope Benedict XVI, the great

Uncredited AP In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing during his … Continued

Muslim women bridge differences to help refugees resettle in U.S.

LYNN, Mass. — Iman Shati is a Shiite Muslim who wears the hijab and was a housewife in Iraq. Ayfer … Continued

Debate challenge: Connecting with the misunderstood white working-class

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in Manhattanon Sept. 25, 2012. (Photo by … Continued

Praying for rain: Atheist critics show how petty and small-minded they’ve become

With the death of writer Christopher Hitchens and the withdrawal of Sam Harris, author of “The End of Faith,” from … Continued

Bin Laden’s personal letters reveal Muslims are part of the solution to securing the United States

AP AP This handout document provided by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point shows page two , of four, … Continued

Mark Silk, a commentator on religion and politics who keeps above the fray

One of the smartest commentators on American politics and religion is someone you’ve probably never heard of. His wry and … Continued

Young ‘Millennials’ losing faith in record numbers

WASHINGTON — A growing tide of young Americans is drifting away from the religions of their childhood — and most … Continued