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A woman’s journey out of faith, family and fear

On a summer night in a Western town of flat fields and hazy sunsets, a young woman stood outside a … Continued

Sundance Diary: Imagining the world as it ought to be

PARK CITY, Utah — It’s been said that Hollywood films comfort the afflicted while Sundance films afflict the comfortable. Film … Continued

Remembering transgender voices

On Sunday, the Boston-area trans community came together for the 14th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance . This global celebration … Continued

Muslim parents wrestle with passing on Islamic values

BOSTON — At 3:30 a.m. on a Sunday morning, nine Muslim parents anxiously watched the clock at an International House … Continued

Charities struggle with cleanup from Hurricane Isaac

NEW ORLEANS — Faith-based ministries and local charities that are ramping up relief efforts after Hurricane Isaac say it’s already … Continued

Pastors: Battle to oppose Prince George’s County casinos isn’t over

Jonathan Newton WASHINGTON POST Gov. Martin O’Malley signs the legislation to expand gaming in Maryland along with Senator Robert Garagiola, … Continued

Survey: most Americans keep faith private online

Meet the social media “nones.” A new survey finds that Americans, while mostly religious, generally do not use social media … Continued

Health care’s messy morality: What’s next for Christians as the Affordable Care Act survives?

Melina Mara The Washington Post Healthcare activists gather in front of the Supreme Court as the decision is announced. Although … Continued

For atheists of color, ‘coming out’ can be painful

As a child, Alix Jules saw people in church speak in tongues, tremble, fall and have what appeared to be … Continued

After C.S. Lewis College flops, a free campus for the taking

NORTHFIELD, Mass. — Jerry Pattengale’s cell phone won’t stop ringing as he leads a secretive group of four wide-eyed college … Continued