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What transgender people teach us about God, and our humanity

“Ultimately, the transgender question is about more than just sex. It’s about what it means to be human.” Russell D. … Continued

Despite censures, Womenpriests movement grows

If heading a religious community is a lonely job for any woman, a Catholic Womenpriest might be the loneliest of … Continued

What’s a Christian theologian doing at a conference on secularism?

As a Christian theologian, I gladly accepted the invitation to speak at the conference “Secularism on the Edge: The Church … Continued

Finding the ‘living waters’

When I heard Jordan’s story, I knew I wouldn’t forget it. Jordan is a young medical practitioner who volunteered in … Continued

The case of transgender Catholic school teacher Mark Krolikowski: Keeping the faith while gender notions evolve

Mark Krolikowski wore his hair at shoulder length, his nails long and well manicured, and his ears pierced. His appearance, … Continued

Mormon women wearing pants love the Gospel

Jeff Blake FOR THE WASHINGTON POST The Book of Mormon sits on a coffee table as Mormon missionaries make home … Continued

Faith under siege: The Baha’is of Semnan, Iran

Imagine if you lived in a world where it is government-sanctioned practice to be constantly under surveillance, to have your … Continued

Maryknoll priest Roy Bourgeois expelled over support for women’s ordination

A long-running struggle between Catholic authorities and the Rev. Roy Bourgeois over his support for ordaining women has ended with … Continued

Remembering transgender voices

On Sunday, the Boston-area trans community came together for the 14th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance . This global celebration … 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