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Catholic bishops: Don’t let Boston attacks derail immigration reform

Leading U.S. Catholic bishops on Monday (April 22) denounced efforts to use the Boston Marathon bombings to derail the push … Continued

A chance for peace? Israeli elections 2013

BAZ RATNER REUTERS An Israeli flag is seen in the background as a man casts his ballot for the parliamentary … Continued

Stetzer: Christians ‘may be on the losing side of the culture war’

“We [Christians] must face the reality that we may be on the losing side of the culture war. […] While … Continued

An open letter to religious conservatives

Dear Christian Right: GETTY IMAGES Supporters of President Obama cheer as they wait for the president to appear on stage … Continued

God after 2012: How did election change religion and politics landscape?

JOSHUA LOTT REUTERS A vote sign is displayed above a statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe during the U.S. presidential … Continued

Sins of the son: Sad treatment for Billy Graham

On Sunday, two days before the election, a full page advocacy ad in The Washington Post featured a huge picture … Continued

What lies ahead for the Mormons?

Linda Davidson THE WASHINGTON POST The Mormon LDS Temple and State Capitol are reflected in a business window in Salt … Continued

Voters exercise their liberty of conscience at the polls

AP Partygoers react as balloons fall at an Election Night party in Baltimore on Nov. 6, 2012, after voters passed … Continued

How values, demographics and the economy helped shape the election

BLOOMBERG President Obama makes an acceptance speach during an election night rally in Chicago on Nov. 6, 2012. At the … Continued

Will Egypt’s faith in politics last?

MAHMUD HAMS AFP/GETTY IMAGES A girl with her face painted in the colours of the Egyptian flag and the number … Continued

Lots of preaching, little governing

I called the Tea Party “civil religion” promoting old-fashioned Nativist notions against Americans of diverse religions and races. Little in … Continued

Evangelicals and the midterm election

By Ed Stetzer This month’s election “shellacking,” to use President Obama’s description, has caused many to ask about the past … Continued

With election results in, debate over religious factor begins

By William Wan In the big day after, experts across Washington – including many in the religious world — are … Continued

New political equation for religious right

The meaning of the 2010 election is destined now to be the Great Debate of the next political season. While … Continued

Voting for the Sermon on the Mount

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Hamas, Syria and Charlie Rose

From May 29 to June 4, the World Council of Churches, an organization representing 349 denominations and 550 million Christians … Continued

Problem in Afghanistan: Corruption, not Religion

By Aloysious A. MoweMiddle-Eastern Graduates Center, Malaysia There is a political crisis in Afghanistan today, but the main causes of … Continued

Obama and Great Expectations in Muslim World

Recent visits and meetings in the Gulf and Egypt reinforce the excitement, hopes, concerns and some cynicism engendered by President … Continued

What Obama Should Say about Iran’s Election

President Obama said many of the right things as the turmoil surrounding the outcome of the Iranian election unfolded. After … Continued

Theocracy or Democracy? Iranians Should Decide

Given the election-related turmoil in the Islamic Republic of Iran, can democracy ever take hold in a theocracy? How should … Continued