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In search of libertarians in America

The Statue of Liberty is pictured on Liberty Island in New York, October 13, 2013. The rise of the Tea … Continued

Is religion’s fight against gay marriage over?

A same sex marriage advocate waves a rainbow flag at a protest in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP ) Yesterday, … Continued

Yes, you can be gay and Christian

A same sex marriage advocate waves a rainbow flag at a protest in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP ) The … Continued

Study says gays find most U.S. faiths unfriendly

Gay Americans are much less religious than the general U.S. population, and about three in 10 of them say they … Continued

Catholic population surges across the Global South

VATICAN CITY — Gains in Asia and Africa are making up for losses in Europe among the world’s 1.2 billion … Continued

The values behind support for path to citizenship for illegal immigrants

Political philosopher John Rawls famously argued that democratic deliberation should aspire not just to political deals based on expediency and … Continued

The cheated generation: lack of good jobs for young adults is creating a moral crisis

New employment figures reveal young adults in the U.S. have nearly double (13.7 percent) the unemployment rate of the general … 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

The biggest slice of Obama’s religious coalition? The unaffiliated

WASHINGTON — The largest slice of President Barack Obama’s religious coalition — at 23 percent — is not very religious. … Continued

Losing our religion: One in five Americans are now ‘nones’

BETHESDA, Md. — The number of Americans who say they have no religious affiliation has hit an all-time high — … Continued

Atheist sexual harassment: The god is in the details

CHRIS SEWARD [email protected] Atheist billboard on Capital Blvd. in Raleigh, N.C. on March 29, 2011. I’ve attended countless atheist and … Continued

Bible museum planned for Washington, D.C.

A large-scale Bible museum will open in Washington, D.C., within four years, say planners who have been touring the world … Continued

Arizona’s immigration law: Where’s the Christian compassion?

Matt McClain FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Maria Uribe of Phoenix, AZ holds a cross outside the US Supreme Court as … Continued

Young ‘Millennials’ losing faith in record numbers

WASHINGTON — A growing tide of young Americans is drifting away from the religions of their childhood — and most … Continued

Study offers view of religious life behind prison walls

WASHINGTON — Behind high prison walls and rolls of barbed wire, Muslim and pagan inmates are most likely to have … Continued

The state of anti-sharia bills

Earlier this month, before the furor over several proposed abortion bills threw Virginia into the national spotlight, another controversial bill … Continued

Our Christian president and the people who cannot hear him

President Obama opened his National Prayer Breakfast remarks by saying, “I begin by giving all praise and honor to God … Continued

Rick Santorum: The evangelical’s Catholic candidate?

Chip Somodevilla GETTY IMAGES MANCHESTER, NH – JANUARY 06: Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (C) pats a … Continued

Faith vs. Works: Can Gingrich win the evangelical vote?

Charlie Neibergall AP Audience members listen as Republican presidential candidate former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is seen on a video … Continued

Islam meets reality TV

Adam Rose Nawal Aoude works out in her hijab at Planet Fitness. Almost a year ago, CBS anchor Katie Couric … Continued