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Fifty years later, church leaders respond to King’s “Birmingham Jail” letter

Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. challenged white church leaders to confront racism, an ecumenical network has … Continued

Ready to come out as pro-gay? Welcome to the club.

MARK RALSTON AFP/GETTY IMAGES The t-shirt of a activist during a gay rights rally on March 4, 2009 against the … Continued

Proposition 8 and the new religious reality

Lea Suzuki AP Supporters of gay marriage react outside the James R. Browning United States Courthouse after a federal appeals … Continued

Will Mormons’ racial history be a problem for Mitt Romney?

Marvin Perkins says God led him to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — but friends advised otherwise. … Continued

Christian-Muslim clash: We must built a sectaraian-free Egypt

By Ali GomaaGrand Mufti of Egypt A Christian cleric clasps hands with a Muslim sheikh during a rally to demonstrate … Continued

Egyptian church bombing: an attack against faith

Dr Ali Gomaa, The Grand Mufti of Egypt  There is no religion worthy of the name that does not regard … Continued

Egypt’s top Muslim leader responds to suicide bombing

Dr. Ali Gomaa, the Grand Mufti of Egypt and the Co-Chairs of the of the C-1 World Dialogue A statement … Continued

The politics of ignorance: Election 2010

“I am you”–the now-famous line from Delaware Republican senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell’s campaign ad–exemplifies the marketing of ignorance that lies … Continued

“Separation” claim meant to keep religious people out of political life

While Christine O’Donnell’s apparent ignorance of the actual wording of the First Amendment leaves questions about her constitutional literacy, there … Continued

Illegal acts, not people

Q: Illegal immigrants are flouting U.S. laws, but does affluent America (or Arizona for that matter) have a larger moral … Continued

Muslims on the Mall

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler Critics of a New Jersey mosque’s plans to hold a prayer event on … Continued

Healing America’s Sick Soul

Health-care reform is an economic, political and medical issue. But On Faith panelist and evangelical leader Jim Wallis says it’s … Continued

Rethinking the “Sacredness” of Scripture

Former president Jimmy Carter and other world leaders issued this statement: “The justification of discrimination against women and girls on … Continued

Male Truths, Female Consequences

Former president Jimmy Carter and other world leaders issued this statement: “The justification of discrimination against women and girls on … Continued

Canon Law and Jesus Christ

Let’s start with applicable law. The canon law of the Roman Catholic Church specifies that “Catholic ministers may lawfully administer … Continued

Two Legs of the Monster

The Question: Which “ism” is more entrenched in America, sexism or racism? Which should religion address? Which ‘ism’ is more … Continued