Moral Choice

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Superman: Jesus figure or ‘anti-Christ’?

Superman has always had a bit of a messiah complex, born as a modern-day Moses in the imagination of two … Continued

Catholic leaders using Communion as a weapon in the culture wars

Polling shows that ex-Catholics are the third largest religious group in the United States. Many Catholic laity are experiencing a … Continued

Election 2012: Sex, lies and videotape

AFP/GETTY IMAGES A man fills out paper work to participate in the final day of early voting at the Lancaster … Continued

Cizik: It is time to act

The comment earlier this summer by Senate candidate Todd Aiken (R-Mo.) about “legitimate rape” was not just astonishing to pro-life … Continued

Mitt Romney, Health Care, and Eco-Womanism

AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gestures during a rally in Abingdon, Va., on Oct. 5, 2012. … Continued

Why this Baptist is opposed to the Catholic Bishops on the birth control mandate

In the Baptist tradition, believers come to their own moral reckoning through a reading of scripture as informed through the … Continued

The GOP’s war on women and our right to self-defense

Women in America need to know they have a right to self-defense as they are increasingly subject to an all … Continued

Why taxes are a moral issue

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

Voting is a moral and spiritual act

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Is ‘any religion’ better than no religion?

On Saturdays, The New York Times publishes a stupefyingly dull column, titled “Beliefs,” that I usually ignore. This week, however, … Continued

Protecting earth a moral duty

Q: The catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a widening environmental, economic and political crisis. Is it … Continued

Abortion and Islamic thought

Q: Can you be a feminist and oppose abortion in all circumstances? Can you be a person of faith and … Continued

A woman’s life is a human life

Q: Can you be a feminist and oppose abortion in all circumstances? Can you be a person of faith and … Continued

The need for a liberal Protestant ethos on the Supreme Court

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Retired chaplains say ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ protects religious freedoms

A group of 40 retired military chaplains sent a letter Wednesday to President Obama and Secretary of Defense Gates urging … Continued

If you’ve got the money, you can buy the ad

Q: The conservative Christian group Focus on the Family is sponsoring a pro-life ad, featuring football star Tim Tebow, during … Continued

Uganda’s anti-gay law riles U.S.

By David Waters As Episcopalians in America were electing their second gay bishop, their Anglican cousins in Uganda were embroiled … Continued

Religion is not the problem, but it can help ease the pain

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

Paging Dr. Salk: Undermining Trust in Science Puts our Kids at Risk

Q: Polls show a majority of Americans are concerned about the H1N1 virus (swine flu), but also about the safety … 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