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Francis, the peace pope

Francis’ anti-war rhetoric is quickly earning him a unique place in papal history.

The end of the world has been postponed – again

AP People gather around a sacred fire at the Mayan archeological site of Iximche during a ceremony marking the end … Continued

Could 9/11 represent a ‘spiritual ground zero’ for Americans?

“Where were you on 9/11?” has become one of the defining questions for today’s generation, much like older Americans were … Continued

Religion and politics after bin Laden

As details surrounding the death of Osama bin Laden continue to emerge, this week’s episode of The God Vote, hosted … Continued

Peter King’s Muslim hearings: Trust is the key to our shared security

People attend the “Today, I Am A Muslim, Too” rally in New York City March 6, 2011. The rally was … Continued

End times theology in the age of Obama

By Amarnath Amarasingam Kenneth Alex Randolf is a fifty-six year old former lawyer living in Seattle. When Barack Obama announced … Continued

Three moral dimensions to fight in Afghanistan

Q: In the wake of Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal’s dismissal as chief commander of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan, … Continued

We need a different measure of strength

Q: Is there such a thing as a ‘just war’? In his Nobel speech, was President Obama right to speak … Continued

When religious beliefs conflict with the military oath

Q: What is the proper role of religion — and personal religious belief — in the U.S. armed forces? Should … Continued

My Christian-Muslim American President

By al-Husein N. Madhanygateway manager at The day before last November’s presidential election, I was checking my bags at … Continued

Obama Acknowledges Women as Moral Agents

What did you think of President Obama’s commencement speech Sunday at Notre Dame? How will the Notre Dame controversy change … Continued

Saving Sergeant Vanek

A small manila envelope I opened this past January contained a Mass card and funeral program for Sgt. Joe Vanek. … Continued

The Amorality of the Free Market

Greed is a moral bad but a functional good. Greedy entrepreneurs have benefited the world with more than a few … Continued

Preparing for the End: Death in a UH-60

Twenty years ago on March 8, my entire first squad and number one machine gun team were killed in a … Continued

God, War, and Coffee

One thing that has always struck this veteran about those who serve our nation in the armed forces is the … Continued

Blue State Methodist, Red State Methodist

By CARL BERNSTEIN Before making a final decision in 1999 to undertake a biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton, I called … Continued

Persistence in Error is Reckless

An action that started off as immoral cannot in the midst of its course suddenly turn into a moral action. … Continued

Not With Where WE Are

Each morning I sit with my wife, we leisurely drink coffee together and converse. As we speak, I look out … Continued