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‘Nuns on the Bus’ kick off immigration tour

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — With the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop, the “Nuns on the Bus” on Wednesday (May … 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

Election 2012: Sex, lies and videotape

AFP/GETTY IMAGES A man fills out paper work to participate in the final day of early voting at the Lancaster … Continued

Why we need feminist theology: Romney and ‘binders full of women’

AP Moderator Candy Crowley, center, applauds as President Obama, right, shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the … Continued

Obama’s debate performance surprises, disappoints local supporters

GETTY IMAGES President Obama speaks during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on Oct. 3, 2012 in Denver. … Continued

Listening is a form of faith

The Protestant theologian, Paul Tillich, spoke of faith as an act of ultimate concern. Faith then is not the conclusion … Continued

Senate hearing holds key to understanding homegrown hate

GETTY IMAGES OAK CREEK, WI – AUGUST 10: Family and friends and community members gather at Oak Creek High School … Continued

The myth of Mitt Romney’s evangelical problem

Mitt Romney has an evangelical problem. Or so we’ve been told by everyone from The New Yorker to The Huffington … Continued

Sikh temple shooting, one month later

REUTERS Sikhs and members of the community attend a vigil in Oak Creek, Wis., on Aug. 7, 2012. In the … Continued

A call for storytelling to make us human to one another

REUTERS Sikhs hold up placards with photos of six mass shooting victims after a candlelight vigil in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, … Continued

Two Sikh American activists: Let’s retire ‘mistaken identity’

GETTY IMAGES Family and friends and community members gather at Oak Creek High School to mourn the loss of 6 … Continued

Why Obama’s support for same-sex marriage won’t hurt him among African Americans

REUTERS U.S. President Barack Obama talks about the need for Congress to ensure taxes don’t go up for the majority … Continued

Family Research Council hires controversial former Army officer, Jerry Boykin

The conservative Family Research Council has named a former top Delta Force commando and outspoken culture warrior, retired Army Lt. … Continued

Paul Krugman as prophet?: Economic suffering is not a virtue

Damian Dovarganes AP Job seekers gather May 31, 2012, for employment opportunities at the 11th annual Skid Row Career Fair … Continued

What Mormon women want

Carlos Osorio AP In this Feb. 28, 2012 photo, Ann Romney introduces Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney … Continued

‘Blue Like Jazz’ films aims to be Christian, not ‘cheesy’

Do not confuse the upcoming film “Blue Like Jazz” with Christian market movies like “Fireproof” or “Courageous.” “A Christian movie … Continued

More than a ‘Mormon moment’

History has not recorded the name of the journalist who created the phrase, “the Mormon moment.” The originator may have … Continued

Churches and politicians, take note: Disrespect women, and they will leave.

The battle of the sexes, waged this election season with fulsome fury in the public space, is being fought in … Continued

Obama’s contraception compromise falls flat with bishops, GOP

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s effort to accommodate the Catholic Church by altering his administration’s rule on birth control coverage has … Continued

Five reasons why Obama is losing the contraception fight

The White House has surprised observers and disappointed some liberal allies by being willing to compromise in its controversial regulations … Continued