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Pope Benedict resigns: The power of letting go

Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation with grace and humility. He was heeding the call of conscience and recognizing his … Continued

National Cathedral a broken building for a broken world

As I made the 12-hour flight back to Washington from Iran this past September, I reflected on the American hikers’ … Continued

Can Democracy Save Egypt…Or Us?

By Roger Gottlieb Probably not. After all, it hasn’t saved the U.S. from having an often aggressive foreign policy and … Continued

South Africa’s inspiring constitution

National pride is palpable in South Africa but so are the stunning challenges that face what is in many respects … Continued

People of faith just as fed up as nonbelievers

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued

Millennium Development Goals: time to get serious

By Katherine Marshall Amid U.S. election fever, wacky pastors, and assorted other events, it’s easy to miss the momentous opening … Continued

G-20’s commitment to the poor

By Gradye Parsons and Richard Cizik The global economic crisis continues to exact a steep human cost. As we see … Continued

Talk of more than death and dying in Nigeria

Today’s guest blogger is Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur, who works in the Office of the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy for … Continued

Keeping faith with faith-based initiative

By Melissa Rogersmember, Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships People interested in the church-state aspects of government partnerships with … Continued

Q&A with World Vision president

By William Wan Among the 25 members of the President Obama’s Faith Council in town this week to pass on … Continued