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For Jackie Robinson and Jason Collins, the freedom and grace to play as you are

(Courtesy of Sports Illustrated) When I saw the movie 42, a biopic about Jackie Robinson, the first African-American player in … Continued

Les Miserables

Laurie Sparham AP This film image released by Universal Pictures shows Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean in a scene from … Continued

The idolatry of the gun

REUTERS A customer tests a Glock 20 10mm handgun at the Guns-R-Us gun shop in Phoenix on Dec. 20, 2012. … Continued

Jesus, moral intelligence and choosing a president

LUCAS JACKSON REUTERS Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney answers a question as he debates President Obama during the second U.S. … Continued

World Alzheimer’s Day: The healing depths of togetherness

Caring for an Alzheimer’s sufferer may sometimes seem like being next to someone who is a world apart. Perhaps David … Continued

What Catholics can learn from the Quran

This year during Ramadan — the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar when Muslims believe the Quran was first … Continued

Put women back into Holy Week

Last year I vowed “never again.” As the guest preacher on a Palm Sunday service in a huge Episcopal cathedral … Continued

Love, rather than fear, can defeat terror

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

Truth and freedom: a just peace paradigm shift

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

To Mubarak: If you love Egypt, leave

Mike Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, this weekend said that he is concerned about Islam’s role in Egypt’s future. … Continued

The morals of Mammon

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

The plan is a kaleidoscopic mystery

Delaware GOP Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell told the Christian Broadcasting Network last week that that she believes it was God … 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

We need love, faith and forgiveness

After 9/11 President Bush reminded Americans that the attack was the work of a few terrorists and not the Muslim … Continued

We need a prophetic (not necessarily Protestant) justice

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

End discrimination against all God’s children

Q: Advocacy groups for people with intellectual disabilities are campaigning to end use of the word ‘retard’ or ‘retarded.’ What … Continued

Don’t blame the Haitians

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Murder by Faith? A Tale of Two Worldviews

What should be done when parents rely on religion instead of medicine to heal sick children? I doubt that any … Continued

God Our Mother

By Valerie Elverton Dixonfounder JustPeaceTheory.com Mother’s Day is a day when we ought to give God the Mother her proper … Continued

Community Reponse, Not Government Response

In tough times, do those of us who handled our finances responsibly have a moral obligation to bail out those … Continued