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Pray for peace

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of … Continued

COMMENTARY: Immigrants Are Us

WASHINGTON — More than any other organized religion in the United States, the Catholic Church is an immigrant church that … Continued

The real fights over gay marriage are just starting

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage, while historic, didn’t settle the issue. In fact, they fuel it. … Continued

After high court rulings, what will religious conservatives do?

The twin Supreme Court rulings on Wednesday (June 26) that further opened the door for gay marriage in the U.S. … Continued

Supreme Court searches for way around gay marriage

WASHINGTON — In nearly two hours of arguments on Wednesday (March 27), the Supreme Court heard many of the expected … Continued

Gay marriage opponents make their case to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Foes of same-sex marriage are warning the Supreme Court that lifting state or federal restrictions would threaten their … Continued

Delaying equality for Boy Scouts

Tony Gutierrez AP Details of a Boy Scout uniform shown in front of the Boy Scouts of America headquarters Monday, … Continued

The moral mandates around gun control

JONATHAN ERNST REUTERS A copy of the book ‘Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth About Violent Video Games’ sits at … Continued

Moving forward requires letting go of the past

Comparing today with yesterday is a popular yet pointless pastime. For one thing, we rarely remember yesterday accurately. More to … Continued

Kiss More Chicks: Gay rights activists protest Chick-fil-A with ‘kiss in’

AP Jim Fortier, left, and Mark Toomajian, kiss as they join about two dozen members of gay rights groups and … Continued