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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.

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.

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