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A rabbi’s call to draft Israel’s ultra-Orthodox into military service

Surprisingly, Rabbi Dov Lipman, an Israeli Orthodox rabbi, had other things on his mind last week than Syria. He was … Continued

‘The Bling Ring’: Lives without values, ethics or morality

Omigod! You totally have to see “The Bling Ring.” It’s so, like, seriously awesome.  I’m obsessed. This movie — directed, … Continued

HHS mandate: President Obama’s broken promise

GETTY IMAGES WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 23: Protesters participate in a “Stand Up for Religious Freedom” rally in front of … Continued

Affordable Care Act ruling promises religious fights for the forseeable future

Mark Wilson GETTY IMAGES Health-care law opponents and proponents gatherin front of he U.S. Supreme Court, on June 28, 2012 … Continued

Ann Romney ‘stay-at-home mom’ debate: Mormons react

The public dust-up over Ann Romney and stay-home mothers played out in a particular way in Romney’s own community of … Continued

A Catholic approach to Israel and Palestine?

As the leaders of the Palestinian people prepare to petition for recognition as a nation-state at the United Nations, Catholic … Continued

Preaching hatred begets hatred

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Take the path of selfless service

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Weapons of Destruction or an Armour of Peace: Words…words..words…

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Trivializing violence

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Political monotheism and the slippery slope to Tucson

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Rethink, not reload

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Decent mourning

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Shooting underscores need for civility

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

No safe way for prophets

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Time for a new story

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Blaming “incendiary language” is a tool of ideologues

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Incendiary political speech is aggressively selfish

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Defenders of incendiary political speech favor the ethic of Cain

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Words represent our core beliefs

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued