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Religious freedom is not a ‘second-class right’

A rosary is held in the hand of a walker during a “Rosary Walk” rally supporting religious freedom. Over 100 … Continued

The Edward Snowden question

Reuters — U.S. National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, an analyst with a U.S. defence contractor, is seen in this … Continued

‘They deserve a vote’: Call and response in Obama’s State of the Union

Andrew Harrer BLOOMBERG Former Representative Gabrielle Giffords, second left, and husband Mark Kelly, retired space shuttle commander, listen to U.S. … Continued

Egypt’s elections and the risky rule of God

ODD ANDERSEN AFP/GETTY IMAGES An Egyptian flag is placed next to the flag of the Freedom and Justice Party, founded … Continued

U.S. bishops should focus on economy

Ted S. Warren From left, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, of Louisville, KY, vice president of the United States Conference of Catholic … Continued

On Rosh Hashanah, sermonizing peace

Some years ago, the story has it, the Dalai Lama was looking for some advice on how his Tibetan people, … Continued

Women react after Saudi King gives them the right to vote

Erum al-Howaish, like many young women from conservative Hassan Ammar AP FILE – In this March 29, 2010 file photo, … Continued

Rep. King’s hearing is the wrong answer to the wrong question

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

Malaysia’s cool imam

By Katherine Marshall When South Africa was emerging from the dark shadows of the apartheid era, Malaysia was one place … Continued

The new Russian Orthodoxy: speak no ill of religion

My congratulations to the Russian Orthodox Church. That reactionary institution survived the 20th century Bolshevik storm and is now back … Continued