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Four priests, four friends: Bishops witness historic changes in Catholic life

Whether by accident, serendipity or divine design, four future heavyweights of American Catholicism found themselves in the Class of 1962 … Continued

Why we need to help young atheists

Mark Gail THE WASHINGTON POST Atheist messages hanging on the tree decorated on the lawn of the Loudoun County Courthouse … Continued

Teen activist emerges as an atheist hero at Skepticon

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Jessica Ahlquist earned quite a reputation in her hometown of Cranston, R.I.: Witch. Nazi. Satanist. But in … Continued

Rep. Todd Akin’s remark reflected ignorance — just like much of the abstinence education the Christian right promotes

Let’s stipulate that the remarks Rep. Todd Akin made last week – the ones in which he expounded upon the … Continued

Not just chess: Atheists are organizing high school clubs, too

High school kids can join the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Jewish Student Union, the Muslim Students Association and, in … Continued

State lawmakers bring church/state fight to schools

Contrary to culture war mythology, God is alive and well in many, if not most, public schools. Visit almost any … Continued

Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua, ex-leader of Philadelphia archdiocese, dies at 88

Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua, whose 15 years as shepherd of the 1.5 million-member Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia was marked by celebration … Continued

The Jesus mandate vs. Obama’s mandate

Recently the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a mandate: Virtually all employers, including Catholic schools, hospitals and … Continued

Private and public faith in Israel

There are not a lot of orthodox Jewish Miltonists, specialists in the work of the seventeenth-century author of Paradise Lost … 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