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Pope Francis, father to Catholics

The installation of a new pope always brings to mind things both ancient and new. There is much that is … Continued

Humanism for children

The American Humanist Association is promoting a new Web site that is designed to furnish children with a naturalistic or … Continued

Saudi’s top sheikh: ‘Necessary to destroy all churches’

On Monday, March 12th, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah – Saudi Arabia’s supreme religious … Continued

Why does Santorum despise the separation of church and state?

Secular-baiting has become something of an art form in high GOP circles ever since Newt Gingrich began his pioneering explorations … Continued

Anti-sharia laws: Legislating religiosity

By David Waters The legendary football rivaly between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Tennessee Volunteers began with a 6-6 … Continued

Faith seeks understanding

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued

A spiritual platform to support

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

Fair and equal treatment for Islam

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

Answering ‘Will Muslims impose Shariah?’

One of the frequent battle cries raised by those who warn that Muslims want to overwhelm the West is that … Continued

Remembering my faithful, fearful fundamentalist past

By Bruce EpperlyLancaster Theological Seminary and Patheos.com I grew up in a small town Baptist church in the 1950s. We … Continued

Why aren’t Christians mourning the oil spill?

By Jonathan Merrittauthor The most destructive oil leak in U.S. history has been devastating: 11 people are dead, approximately 20 … Continued

Religion’s magnificent seven

By Jacqueline LeoDirector at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation How many of the Ten Commandments can the average person name? … Continued

Thank you, Catholic bishops

Q: U.S. Catholic bishops are defending their direct involvement in congressional deliberations over health-care reform, saying that church leaders have … Continued

Is there good without God?

Q: Can people be good without God? How can people be good, in the moral and ethical sense, without being … Continued

Can Fasting Save the World?

By Bruce Feilerauthor If you’re looking for a way to bring together believers and scientists, here’s a tip that could … Continued

What Government Joins Together

The recent news about the California Supreme Court’s decision upholding the ban on same sex marriage and the efforts by … Continued

Saving the Priesthood from Post Haste

Having lived through the unfortunate sartorial period known as the 1980s, I can report that more stylish an outfit then, … Continued

Mormons Battling Nontraditional Marriage

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which has a history of notoriety and dissent over the issue of … Continued

God On Our Side

Whenever I hear someone say, “God is on my side,” I think, “Yep! Just another argument for polytheism.” Because, hey, … Continued

Spirituality and Teilhard de Chardin

Father Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, a French Jesuit priest who died in 1955, offered the first Christian spirituality that fully … Continued