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Why Are Christians So Upset Over Muslim Prayers at a Christian Church?

A recent skirmish over a Muslim service at the National Cathedral raises questions about sacred space.

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For People of Faith, Michael Brown’s Death Is a Cosmic Tragedy

An event like this should help us hear God’s invitation to us to break down human boundaries.

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I’m Giving Up Control for Lent, and You Better Give Up Something, Too

I called the Dean of the National Cathedral for a lesson on Lent and realized I needed to do more than just learn about it.

Triumph and tragedy at SCOTUS

The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Andrew Harrer/BLOOMBERG ) For those of us in the faith community, this past … Continued

Why the National Cathedral’s decision to perform same-sex marriages matters

Nikki Kahn THE WASHINGTON POST The National Cathedral will become one of the first Episcopal Churches to perform same-sex weddings. … Continued

The politicization of tragedy

AP Rain soaks parts of a memorial to the Newtown shooting victims in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., … Continued

Dolan: ‘Like Jesus, Annie laid down her life for her friends’

“Like Jesus, Annie laid down her life for her friends. Like Jesus, Annie’s life and death brings light, truth, goodness … Continued

Westboro Baptist Church to picket Sandy Hook funerals: 4 ways to respond

Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post Wally Dawall of Gaithersburg, Md., right, and Ray Schlegel of College Park, Md., pay … Continued

Area residents focus on music as a source of healing following shooting

Hamil R. Harris The Washington Post Young people at University Park Church of Christ singing during “Teen Worship Away,” a … Continued

Obama gives voice to the national determination on gun control

AFP/GETTY IMAGES President Obama pauses as he speaks during a memorial service for the victims and relatives of the Sandy … Continued

Chaplain: Quit using ‘loss’ when referring to death

AFP/GETTY IMAGES People pay their respects at a makeshift shrine to the victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, … Continued

Madonna: ‘Yes, I know Obama is not a Muslim’

Kyle Gustafson FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Music icon Madonna performs at the Verizon Center as part of the MDNA Tour. … Continued

Romney’s high-wire act on religion at the GOP convention

On Thursday night, Mitt Romney will step out at the Republican National Convention to accept the nomination as the presidential … Continued

Obama: ‘My faith helps me to keep my eyes on the prize’

“First and foremost, my Christian faith gives me a perspective and security that I don’t think I would have otherwise: … Continued

In magazine, President Obama, Mitt Romney discuss faith

AP In this combo made from file photos, President Barack Obama, speaks at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, … Continued

Rediscovering the reasons for our existence

AP Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde, Washington’s first female and ninth Episcopal Bishop, smiles during her consecration service at the Washington … Continued

Can Christianity be revived?

Bill O’Leary WASHINGTON POST The Bishops’ Garden on the National Cathedral grounds as seen on July, 18, 2010 in Washington, … Continued

John Bryson Chane: Interfaith work remains important to protect religious minorities

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Egyptian Coptic Christians demonstrate outside the state radio and television building in central Cairo on March 8, 2011, … Continued

President Obama’s 9/11 speech: Our faith in God ‘has not changed’ (video)

President Obama spoke at ‘A Concert for Hope’ at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on the tenth anniversary of … Continued

Protecting ‘American Atheists’ 2.0

Dear patriotic protectors of American Atheists, Less than two weeks ago, I asked you to assist me in finalizing “The … Continued