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What imams talk about during Eid

RNS () — In their holiday Eid al-Fitr khutbas, or sermons, on Thursday (Aug. 8) many imams across the country … Continued

British clergy condemn ‘Go home or face arrest’ campaign

CANTERBURY, England — Two leading clergymen — one Catholic, the other Anglican — condemned a British government billboard and stop-and-search … Continued

Mr. Sein goes to Washington: A call for lasting reforms in Myanmar

President Obama shakes hands with Myanmar’s President Thein Sein in the Oval Office May 20, 2013. (AP PHOTO JACQUELYN MARTIN) … Continued

The values behind support for path to citizenship for illegal immigrants

Political philosopher John Rawls famously argued that democratic deliberation should aspire not just to political deals based on expediency and … Continued

The biblical case for immigration reform

In May of 1940, with German bombs falling on their home city of Antwerp, Belgium, my maternal grandparents packed the … Continued

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

Alanis Morissette struck the right note in Israel

Alanis Morissette, the Canadian American pop singer, is an unlikely ambassador to the Middle East, but in some ways, she … Continued

How values, demographics and the economy helped shape the election

BLOOMBERG President Obama makes an acceptance speach during an election night rally in Chicago on Nov. 6, 2012. At the … Continued

Living 24/6 in a 24/7 world

The news is overwhelming. Hurricane Sandy has left many underwater and out of power. Iran and North Korea want a … Continued

Two Sikh American activists: Let’s retire ‘mistaken identity’

GETTY IMAGES Family and friends and community members gather at Oak Creek High School to mourn the loss of 6 … Continued

Americans less divided on approach to immigration, survey says

The recent Supreme Court ruling in Arizona v. United States, which tackled Arizona’s controversial 2010 immigration law, put the debate … Continued

Bishops protest more actions as attacks on religious freedom, call for Catholics to act

As promised, the country’s Catholic bishops are ramping up their campaign against what they see as attacks on religious liberties, … Continued

Cherry-picking Rick Santorum?

Here at “On Faith,” the Post’s Lisa Miller recently wrote that Rick Santorum could be called a “cafeteria Catholic,” someone … Continued

Bishops ‘dubious’ on White House contraception compromise

The nation’s Catholic bishops have again voiced doubts about the Obama administration’s plans to modify a mandate for employers to … Continued

Catholic bishops: Birth control debate about ‘religious freedom,’ not access to contraceptives

Top U.S. bishops on Wednesday formally made their fight against a White House mandate for reproductive services the church’s top … Continued

Refugee defies deportation, seeks sanctuary at church

HIGHLAND PARK, N.J. — Saul Timisela was ordered to report to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Newark early Thursday … Continued

The end of ‘compassionate conservatism’?

The Republican presidential candidates competing for the affections of Florida voters have plenty of labels with which to tar each … Continued

The GOP’s Grinch?

DARON DEAN REUTERS Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich gestures while speaking at the First Coast Tea Party town hall meeting … Continued

GOP candidates to make social issues pitch at Values Voters

This year’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. this weekend could be a major turning point in the race for … Continued

Should Christians apologize for enforcing immigration laws?

John Bazemore AP A protester reacts during a rally protesting Georgia’s new immigration law on the Capitol steps Monday, June … Continued