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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