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Navy Yard shooting: Haven’t we been here before? Let’s not end up here again.

Sept. 16, 2013Police personnel near the Navy Yard.Matt McClain / The Washington Post Doesn’t it feel like we’ve been here … Continued

I believe in a God who created Trayvon Martin and Oscar Grant to “have life, and have it abundantly.”

Martin Luther King Jr. seen during his “I Have a Dream” speech.AP Flashing lights caught my attention that night. I … Continued

Have we forgotten what Bar Mitzvahs are all about?

The egregious, licentious and thoroughly awful video that is circulating ‘celebrating’ a Bar Mitzvah contains so much that is offensive … Continued

Transgender in California: All are welcome in pluralistic America

March 26, 2013: A gay rights supporter waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court.Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty … Continued

A Catholic case for same-sex marriage

A same sex marriage advocate waves a rainbow flag at a protest in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP ) It … Continued

Yes, you can be gay and Christian

A same sex marriage advocate waves a rainbow flag at a protest in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP ) The … Continued

On gay bishops, what a difference a decade makes

The outgoing bishop of New Hampshire, Douglas E. Theuner, right, presents the incoming bishop, V. Gene Robinson, left, with a … Continued

The terrorists next door

For many of the self-radicalized, their religious education begins not in the family, but in fundamentalist groups or with radical … Continued

Catholic Church still plagued by cardinal sin

View Photo Gallery: Cardinals from around the world gathered inside the Vatican for their first round of meetings before the conclave … Continued

Ready to come out as pro-gay? Welcome to the club.

MARK RALSTON AFP/GETTY IMAGES The t-shirt of a activist during a gay rights rally on March 4, 2009 against the … Continued