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Missouri Synod president apologizes for Newtown interfaith ‘debacle’

The president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod apologized for his role in the “debacle” that led him to publicly reprimand … Continued

Paying the price for religious illiteracy

In Judge Joseph Sheeran’s courtroom, religious literacy is seen as an antidote to intolerance and hate. Last week, the Michigan … Continued

Faithful Citizenship in 2012 

The American bishops’ landmark 2007 instruction to Catholics about politics will be not be changed, but will be re-issued in … Continued

After Sept 11, 2011, focus on the next 10 years

This will be my last piece for The Faith Divide. It’s adapted from my Freshman Convocation Address at George Washington … Continued

Young Christians move away from partisan politics

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Serious Catholics more likely to vote their beliefs

By Thomas Peters Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with … Continued

Scriptures on homosexuality must be read in context

Speaking to a meeting of Hasidic Jewish leaders on Sunday, New York GOP gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said, “I don’t … Continued

Pulpit fiction

By David Waters Dozens of defiant Christian ministers across the country defied IRS warnings and turned their sermons into partisan … Continued

Why Don’t Ask Don’t Tell must stay

By Daniel Heimbach I was the principle author of a resolution passed by the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) this summer … Continued

Searching for win-win, not zero sum in the Islam debate

America is in the grips of a new dialogue on tolerance and bigotry. Like Jews, Catholics and Mormons before us, … Continued