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The Problem with Religious Sex Abuse Reporting

By ignoring stories of faith communities combating abuse, the media inadvertently malign the religious world.

‘The Bible’ returns to television

A scene from History’s “The Bible.” (Joe Alblas — A+E Networks) The Bible, at least on national television, comes in … Continued

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act: One baby step for humanity

Antiabortion activists march during the annual March for Life rally in Washington. The march coincides with Supreme Court’s landmark Roe … 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

Four pairs of sandals as an act of faith

Three years ago I got married to my wife Bidisha in a traditional Bengali ceremony in Kolkata and spent three … Continued

After Rhode Island, is gay marriage ‘inevitable’?

WASHINGTON — Rhode Island on Thursday (May 2) became the 10th state to approve same-sex marriage, and the Delaware Legislature … Continued

Why the Gosnell trial shocks

In what can only be described as a “house of horrors,” abortion provider Kermit Gosnell stands trial in Philadelphia, charged … Continued

Keeping the faith: 2012 in gay rights victories

AFP/GETTY IMAGES In May, President Obama became the first U.S. president to say publicly he was in favor of same-sex … Continued

Eection results reveal God is winning

Linda Davidson THE WASHINGTON POST A lifesize cutout of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney oversees volunteers making phone calls to … Continued

Faith community is integral to the healthy masculinity movement

The Rev. Reverend Rob Keithan of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice began his address at the Healthy Masculinity Summit … Continued

Amid Mideast tensions, reject all voices of extremism

AP Protestors face-off against riot police officers guarding the U.S. embassy in Tunis on Sept. 14, 2012. This is a … Continued

Creflo Dollar, corporal punishment and fear as a parenting tool

Pouya Dianat AP In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007 photo, Rev. Creflo Dollar gives his Wednesday night service at World … Continued

Mitt Romney, Mormon: This I know

View Photos: “I know that Mormonism can foster thoughtful deliberation and humanity; are these also features of Mitt Romney’s Mormonism?” asks … Continued

Analysis: The unexpected evangelical silence on Mitt Romney’s Mormonism

Now that Mitt Romney has sewn up the Republican nomination, the GOP can move beyond a tumultuous primary season. But … Continued

The elephant in the GOP? Mormonism.

Prejudice against Mormonism may be an unexpected factor in Romney’s electoral hopes.

Mitt Romney at Liberty U.: Conservative evangelicals embrace their man

For months, your servants here in the mainstream media have been trying to figure out whether Mitt Romney’s Mormonism would … Continued

From Watergate to redemption

Arthur Ellis ARTHUR ELLIS March 1, 1974. Washington Post photo by Arthur Ellis. Charles Colson, former special counsel to President … Continued

GCB: Good Christian hypocrites

It’s the rare TV series that jumps the shark in the first episode. But ABC’s season premiere of its new … Continued

American atheists must define themselves, not be defined by the religious

I am sorry to tell you that this will be my last regular “Spirited Atheist” column, and I want to … Continued

What Iraq taught us about Just War

POOL REUTERS Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, attend a casing of the colors ceremony at Camp Adder, … Continued