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Yale’s humanists lose bid for campus recognition

RNS () — A newly formed humanist group at Yale University suffered a setback when the school’s broader religious community … Continued

Religion in Foreign Policy: How to Get it Right

The State Department’s new office sends an important signal that faith-based cooperation is no longer optional — it is essential.

Dear Tony Blair: Islam is not the problem

(Photo credit: Patrick McMullan) In response to the continuing pedophilia epidemic which has rocked the Catholic Church around the world … Continued

The religious left needs strong moral issues

“Why do reporters cover hateful and controversial religion stories but never the nice, good things that religious leaders do?” I’m … Continued

Making meaning out of the holiday season

AP With the White House in the background and the National Christmas Tree at right, people stand for a song … Continued

Surrounded by the magic of Christmas, can we make Hanukkah memorable?

REUTERS Rabbis Schmuel Segal, left, and Yehuda Teichtal of the Orthodox Jewish Chabad Lubawitsch community bless a menorah after erecting … Continued

Hate mail over Muslim event provides opportunity for Christian witness

All Saints Church, an Episcopal church in Pasadena, Calif., is moving forward with its decision to host a Muslim conference … Continued

Why we have to take the Saudis’ interfaith offer seriously

Presidents, government ministers and religious leaders from around the world gathered in Vienna on Monday (Nov. 26) for the gala … Continued

What’s a ‘Faitheist’? Chris Stedman explains

As the assistant humanist chaplain at Harvard University, Chris Stedman coordinates its “Values in Action” program. In his recent book, … Continued

New Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby inherits a divided Anglican Communion

CANTERBURY, England — Bishop Justin Welby, a former oil executive who’s emerged as a critic of corporate excess, was named … Continued

Skeptics are the new religious

Except for presidential candidates and some parts of the Bible Belt, the days when church membership was necessary for social … Continued

Shiite Muslims quietly establish a foothold in U.S.

QUINCY, Mass. — Sayed Mohammad Jawad Al-Qazwini was 12 years old when his family fled Iran and settled in Los … Continued

Church seeks line between interfaith and intolerance

DES PERES, Mo. — More than 100 Lutherans streamed into the basement classroom at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Des … Continued

Remaking the world after 9/11

It makes no difference who you are or what your job was, we all recall what we were doing when … Continued

Evangelical Christian students: interfaith work is Christ’s work

Today’s guest bloggers are Cameron Nations and Gregory Damhorst, students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Evangelical Christians, and … Continued

Ambassadors for Christ in an interfaith world

Today’s guest blogger is Nick Price, who works for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He … Continued

Why evangelicals should reach out to Muslims (and Hindus, Buddhists and others)

Today’s guest blogger is Skye Jethani, an ordained pastor, author, and speaker. He serves as senior editor for Leadership Journal, … Continued

Portugal in Africa

Relationships between Africa and Europe are complicated, witness the tense standoff now unfolding in Cote d’Ivoire. Even decades after independence, … Continued

Talking the ‘Hereafter’ with atheists and believers

Today’s guest blogger is Nicholas Lang, an intern at Interfaith Youth Core and a senior at DePaul University. Lang co-founded … Continued

LGBTQ find unexpected hope

Today’s guest blogger is Robert Chlala, a Campus Engagement Associate at Interfaith Youth Core. He has worked with youth community … Continued