Different Religious Traditions

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On gay marriage, Supreme Court ponders not ‘if’ but ‘how’

WASHINGTON — Isn’t it remarkable, attorney Ted Olson said after arguing for same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court on Tuesday … Continued

Vatican censors nun’s book on sexual ethics, and some see a bid to muzzle women’s voices

VATICAN CITY — A long-simmering conflict between the Vatican and American nuns erupted again on Monday (June 4) when the … Continued

Religious freedom and contraception case headed to Supreme Court?

Andrew Medichin AP Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, is congratulated by two prelates after being elevated in St. … Continued

Ohio congressman on a mission to bring meditation to the masses

By age 35, Congressman Tim Ryan had been one of Ohio’s youngest state senators, served two terms in the U.S. … Continued

Dalai Lama wins Templeton Prize for work on science, religion

NEW YORK — The Dalai Lama is best known for his commitment to Tibetan autonomy from China and his message … Continued

Taste and See

In a Pew Forum survey released Tuesday, atheists and agnostic surpass all other groups in their knowledge of religion. How … Continued

Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky: Our national joy

By Sally Quinn Chelsea Clinton is getting married and I want to know everything about the wedding. I’m dying to … Continued

Lessons from a Buddhist/ Jewish/ Hindu/ Christian family

Chelsea Clinton, raised Methodist, and Marc Mezvinsky, Jewish, will wed this weekend. Statistics show that 37 percent of Americans have … Continued

A blessing and a threat

Chelsea Clinton, raised Methodist, and Marc Mezvinsky, Jewish, will wed this weekend. Statistics show that 37 percent of Americans have … Continued

Interfaithless marriage works, especially for the secular

Chelsea Clinton, raised Methodist, and Marc Mezvinsky, Jewish, will wed this weekend. Statistics show that 37 percent of Americans have … Continued

Redeeming religious laughter

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall One of South Africa’s leading papers, The Mail & Guardian, announced last Friday that … Continued

Hate is not a religious value

Q: Congress is expected to expand federal hate crimes laws to add “sexual orientation” to a list that already includes … Continued

Virtual Community of Inter-Religious Leaders: the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue™

Today’s guest blogger is Joshua Stanton. Joshua is the co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue™ and a rabbinical student … Continued

Car Tag Evangelism

South Carolina’s state legislature has approved placing the image of a cross on auto license tags in that state. My … Continued

Court Stumbles Badly … Into Good Social Policy

The Supreme Court of California has stumbled badly, even if in so doing it has stumbled into what amounts to … Continued

Faithful Stockholders

Seamus Finn OMI is a priest with the Catholic religious order, Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. He spends a good … Continued

America: One Nation, Many Faiths

First, Sen. Harry Reid and the United States Senate should be congratulated and supported for inviting Chaplain Rajan Zed, a … Continued