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Bergen-Belsen and Bitburg 27 years later: A personal perspective

EPA Premier of Lower Saxony David McAllister stands in front of the inscription wall at the obelsik on the occasion … Continued

Breivik a Christian, terrorist but not ‘Christian terrorist’

Despite the best efforts of ideologues on both sides, including some of my colleagues here at On Faith, it is … Continued

Media know-nothings first declare Norwegian terrorist Muslim, then Christian

Virginia Mayo AP Flemish right wing party member Tanguy Veys holds his hands over a copy of a manifesto written … Continued

When Your Enemies Fall

Pumping our fists in victory or celebrating in the streets is probably not the best Christian response to anyone’s death, … Continued

Bin Laden & Beyond

How might we appropriately address the death of a mass murderer? The Torah describes Moses and Miriam leading the ancient … Continued

Tucson: time to wake up and tone down

By Sr. Mary Ann Walsh Spokeswoman for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops The violence in Tucson is one more … Continued

Can a Muslim woman lead prayer services?

Next week I will be in Washington DC to lead the services for Eid ul Adha, the holiday that marks … Continued

Suicide bombers in heaven? Imam Rauf won’t say no

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach When you detonate explosives attached to your torso, simultaneously decapitating people on a bus or disemboweling … Continued

Mercy to the cruel spawns cruelty to the merciful

By Abraham Cooper From the very first day back in 1985, when officials of the Simon Wiesenthal Center first presented … Continued

Religions definitely NOT the same

Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ of … Continued

Does tweet mean cheap?

Thistlethwaite to Shurtleff: Don’t execute Gardner. States killing people doesn’t stop killing. Mercy starts on earth, ‘as it is in … Continued

Atheism and the death penalty

It was amusing to see both atheists and religious believers wrangling over biblical rationalizations for the death penalty in their … Continued

Going McCarthy

Today’s guest blogger is Abed Z. Bhuyan. Abed is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service where … Continued

Major faiths no threat to U.S.

Q: What is the proper role of religion — and personal religious belief — in the U.S. armed forces? Should … Continued

What Is Justice for Lockerbie?

Scotland freed the terminally ill Lockerbie bomber last week so he could die at home in Libya. “Our beliefs dictate … Continued

Myopic Mercy Cannot Undo Bad Karma

Scotland freed the terminally ill Lockerbie bomber last week so he could die at home in Libya. “Our beliefs dictate … Continued

Forgetting How to Forgive

Scotland freed the terminally ill Lockerbie bomber last week so he could die at home in Libya. “Our beliefs dictate … Continued

Misdirected Compassion?

Scotland freed the terminally ill Lockerbie bomber last week so he could die at home in Libya. “Our beliefs dictate … Continued

Lockerbie: Justice, Mercy, and Reputation

Scotland freed the terminally ill Lockerbie bomber last week so he could die at home in Libya. “Our beliefs dictate … Continued

Scotland’s False Compassion is No Compassion At All

Scotland freed the terminally ill Lockerbie bomber last week so he could die at home in Libya. “Our beliefs dictate … Continued