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Sin in Syria

Dec. 8, 2012Seven-year-old Walid, right, is comforted as he mourns a fallen Syrian rebel fighter taken away for burial in … Continued

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Pope Francis and gays: A misinterpretation or a hint of the future?

Francis’ “Who am I to judge” opens a whole new set of questions – and answers – for the Church.

A theology of women? What did Pope Francis mean?

Dedicated in 1966 by the Lithuanian Catholics of America, Our Lady of Siluva is made of marble. Benjamin C. Tankersley … Continued

A theology of women? What does Pope Francis mean?

Dedicated in 1966 by the Lithuanian Catholics of America, Our Lady of Siluva is made of marble. Benjamin C. Tankersley … Continued

Why many Methodists still oppose same-sex marriage

Signs display messages about gay marriage in front of the Devon Park United Methodist Church polling site on Tuesday, May … Continued

Why marriage matters

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg News The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to rule on two cases about marriage. But regardless … Continued

COMMENTARY: Why do condolence notes never get easier to write?

As we go through life, most of us manage to acquire some small measure of expertise about daily living. In … Continued

The boogeyman approacheth

AUSTIN, Texas — Conspiracy theories like those accompanying the Benghazi and IRS-Tea Party foul-ups come and go in American political … Continued

The cult of violent radical Islam

This photo released by the FBI shows who the FBI was calling Suspect No. 1, in black cap, and Suspect … Continued

Boston Marathon’s holy ground and sacred bonds

When it comes to running, America often looks like a country of apostles and apostates. For true believers like Olympian … Continued