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Is ‘Just War’ doctrine another victim of the Syrian conflict?

RNS — Even as the world’s powers grasped for a last-minute resolution to the crisis in Syria, it remained an … Continued

The ethics of a Syrian military intervention: The experts respond

WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration readies for a probable military strike against Syria, Religion News Service asked a panel of … Continued

Should Christians support intervention in Syria? No.

Aug. 21, 2013Activists inspect the bodies of people they say were killed in a toxic gas attack. Activists allege that … Continued

Kermit Gosnell and the abortion movement: In defense of the defenseless

Sarah L. Voisin / The Washington Post As abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s murder trial is in the hands of the jury, … Continued

How Muslims can stop the next terror attack

A mourner reacts during a candlelight vigil in the aftermath of Monday’s (Matt Rourke/AP ) A cacophony of pain and … Continued

Muslim leaders: We stand against terrorism

WASHINGTON — American Muslim leaders said they stand against terrorism committed in the name of Islam, trying to distance themselves … Continued

Catholic bishops: It’s pro-life to ban assault weapons

Some things seem naturally abhorrent – forceps to crush a cranium in an abortion, a needle to deliver a sentence … Continued

Graham: In a society that craves violence, why the shock and awe?

REUTERS Balloons hang from the Sandy Hook Elementary School sign in Sandy Hook, in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 15, 2012. … Continued

Does God hear our cries?

GETTY IMAGES People climb down a destroyed section of boardwalk after checking the storm’s approach as a nor’Easter arrives in … Continued

Biden and Ryan debate abortion and the role Catholicism plays in their positions

When Martha Raddatz asked Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) Thursday night about their religion, it was … 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

Terror in France: What’s next for Jews and Muslims?

Suspected French terrorist Mohammed Merah, is dead. His victims, including three Jewish schoolchildren – Aryeh Sandler (age 6), Gavriel Sandler … Continued

The ‘seamless garment’ on the campaign trail: Does the death penalty violate pro-life values?

Catholicism includes opposition to the death penalty as part of its pro-life agenda. The late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin called it … Continued

Abortion issue not going away

By Connie Mackey It was with some surprise to see Mr. Stevens-Arroyo, a self-proclaimed Catholic, upset that Archbishop (soon to … Continued

Deviant theology of violent extremists

By Imam Mohamed MagidExecutive director, All Dulles Area Muslim Society; President, Islamic Society of North America; Board member, Muflehun As … Continued

Statement of Muslim American imams & community leaders on Holocaust denial

On August 7 – 11, eight of the most influential Imams and Muslim leaders in the U.S. made an historic … Continued

Tweeting Death

In what is being called the “Executioner’s Tweet,” Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff tweeted updates concerning the execution of convicted … Continued

Should CBS be the arbiter?

Q: The conservative Christian group Focus on the Family is sponsoring a pro-life ad, featuring football star Tim Tebow, during … Continued

People of faith are citizens, too

Q: U.S. Catholic bishops are defending their direct involvement in congressional deliberations over health-care reform, saying that church leaders have … Continued

Evangelical Voices Against Nukes

By Tyler Wigg-Stevensonfounding director, Two Futures Project Even a casual student of American politics must wonder what evangelicals are doing … Continued