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Quebec moves to ban religious headgear for public employees

TORONTO — Quebec’s separatist, secular-minded government plans to move forward with a controversial bill that would ban religious headgear for … Continued

Democracy minus freedom equals tyranny

Opponents of Morsi pray in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Anti-Morsi protesters have set up camp in the square, the site … Continued

Vatican backtracks on support for gay couples

VATICAN CITY — A top Vatican official blamed the media for “derailing” his recent remarks on possible legal protections for … Continued

Is gun ownership Christian?

According to the startling results of a survey released last week by the Public Religion Research Institute, 57 percent of white … Continued

Roe a matter of religious liberty

Forty years after abortion was made legal by the momentous Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade, women’s access to … Continued

It should be possible to keep the faith and compromise

On the face of it, the Bible doesn’t exactly promote the value of compromise. Going along to get along — … Continued

St. Dorothy Day? Controversial, yes, but bishops push for canonization

BALTIMORE — The Catholic bishops gathered here for their annual meeting couldn’t agree on a statement on the economy on … Continued

Poll: Religious groups divided on gun control, but united against guns in churches

After the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colo., and a deadly shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., … Continued

Bin Laden’s personal letters reveal Muslims are part of the solution to securing the United States

AP AP This handout document provided by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point shows page two , of four, … Continued

On birth control, are the bishops focused on the wrong moral actor?

Suppose you called a crusade and next to no one showed up? That happened in 1198, and it is likely … Continued