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Earth isn’t just home, it’s holy

Full disc satellite image of Earth from Russian Electro-L satellite (Russian Earth Observation centre) There is now a single issue … Continued

Forget the IRS and Benghazi! Here’s the real scandal

Bill O’Leary / THE WASHINGTON POST Scandals in American government are nothing new. As King Solomon noted, “There is nothing … Continued

Congress must address real roots of immigration

‘’For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a … Continued

European austerity measures reach the Vatican budget

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican must adopt “effective” cost reduction measures in the wake of the global economic crisis, Pope … Continued

Vatican works to stop Sunday shopping in Italy

VATICAN CITY — The Roman Catholic Church, trade unions and small business associations have joined forces in a bid to … Continued

Wisdoms for Obama on Diwali

AFP/GETTY IMAGES An Indian Sikh devotee lights oil lamps at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Nov. 13, 2012, on … Continued

What do religious leaders want for Obama’s next four years?

WASHINGTON — Addressing poverty. Seeking reconciliation. Protecting religious freedom. Religious leaders already have their wish lists ready for President Obama’s … Continued

Why Arab spring uprisings and anti-Islam film protests do not compare

AFP/GETTY IMAGES People gather on Dec, 17, 2011 in Sidi Bouzid’s Mohamed Bouazizi square, named after the fruitseller whose self-immolation … Continued

Spirited discussion about economy, impact on small business and families

AP President Barack Obama listens as Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney answers a question during the first presidential debate at … Continued

Santorum: Obama is ‘imposing his will’ on America

“[Akron, Ohio] is an area [where] the idea is the president of the United States is imposing his will not … Continued

Finding Faith in America’s Most Secular City

In arguably the nation’s most secular city, faith still manages to touch the lives of its inhabitants.

Faith and the future of Europe

YVES HERMAN REUTERS European Union Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn addresses a news conference on the interim economic … Continued

Morocco: it’s complicated

The rapid-fire events in Tunisia and Egypt have caught people everywhere by surprise. That’s especially true in the neighborhood (North … Continued

Are tax cuts for the wealthy morally wrong?

By Vincent Miller As midterm elections approach, millions of unemployed Americans struggle to find work and new Census data show … Continued

Decent Work for Labor Day

Jobs and spirituality rarely occur in the same phrase, yet few states are as soul-destroying as unemployment and for many … Continued

National security without religious liberty?

FAITH AND FOREIGN POLICY By Thomas Farr In a previous post, I voiced the fear that the Obama administration was … Continued

A Time for Moral Reckoning

Q: The catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a widening environmental, economic and political crisis. Is it … Continued

Israel: Obama’s next moment?

ISLAM AND THE WEST By Daniel Brumberg Fresh from his victory in the U.S. Congress, President Obama is seizing the … Continued

Freedom of religion vs. freedom of worship

By Michelle Boorstein Is there a difference between “freedom of religion” and “freedom of worship”? Some advocates for international religious … Continued

Greed (not America) gets the blame

Greed was the villain at the once-every-five-years Parliament of the World’s Religions that wound up last week in Melbourne’s cavernous … Continued