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The boogeyman approacheth

AUSTIN, Texas — Conspiracy theories like those accompanying the Benghazi and IRS-Tea Party foul-ups come and go in American political … Continued

Lie to me, please: Truth was the real loser of first presidential debate

AP Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Obama wave to the audience during the first presidential debate at the … Continued

Why Christians should support health care rationing

By Charles C. Camosy Photo credit: Haraz N. Ghanbari — Associated Press Photo. It’s coming.  Health care reform, Round II. … Continued

Evangelicals will look for candidate to advance their agenda

As voted by the Religion Newswriters Association’s members, among the year’s most consequential religion newsmakers were Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, … Continued

Christmas after leaving the church

By Randy Roberts Potts When I was a kid in the 1980s, I attended a small Evangelical Christian school for … Continued

Obama’s even-handedness works against him

President Obama’s 10-day Asia trip includes visits to India and Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country. The president chose not … Continued

Catholics must fight sin of ignorance

The “culture of willful ignorance” in all its popular manifestations is a current and present danger to social morality. The … Continued

Health care reform: A victory for life and human dignity

By Morna Murray and Vincent Millerpresident of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Goodprofessor, University of Dayton Americans who have … Continued

Health care and the residual effects of race

The health care debate raged for more than a year and a half. During that time we did not experience … Continued

Catholic health care: let the patient beware

My mother is 89, with a sharp mind but a body that is failing her in ways too numerous to … Continued

Palin Care

Giving the wrong people seemingly harmless power can result in unintended consequences. Even granting control of the office coffee pot … Continued

Die with dignity or anguish: The choice is yours

I am conflicted about the health care bills making the rounds in Congress today. The mandate for reform is writ … Continued

Health care bill’s end-of-life counseling has moral value

Q: Does end-of-life care prolong life or does it prolong suffering? Should it be a part of health-care reform? No … Continued

On the avoidance of death in life

Q: Does end-of-life care prolong life or does it prolong suffering? Should it be a part of health-care reform? In … Continued

Health-Care Distortions

A law has been proposed in Congress that no woman be forced to have an abortion. Yet, Catholic bishops like … Continued

Zombie Nation

Death. It’s the political word of power these days. Death panels. Death Book. Accusations that Democrats are “playing the death … Continued

Honoring Kennedy’s Health Care Legacy

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good As the nation mourns the loss of Sen. Ted Kennedy, there … Continued

Obama Turns to Religious Community on Health-Care Reform

By Jacqueline L. Salmon It was a spirit-filled 40 minutes with President Obama and the religious faithful today as the … Continued

God is Concerned with Life’s Trivialities

Health-care reform is an economic, political and medical issue. But On Faith panelist and evangelical leader Jim Wallis says it’s … Continued

Sarah Palin’s “Death Panel” Lies

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler The devil may be the father of lies, but the “death panel” deception has … Continued