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The Iraq war: How our nation lost its soul

The Iraq war was not a Just War. It has been a moral, fiscal and geopolitical disaster for the United … Continued

What do religious leaders want for Obama’s next four years?

WASHINGTON — Addressing poverty. Seeking reconciliation. Protecting religious freedom. Religious leaders already have their wish lists ready for President Obama’s … Continued

Four more years of the same versus real change for America’s future

Chris Keane Reuters Bill Partlow sets up the voting area in Pineville, N.C., on Nov. 5. With nearly every poll, … Continued

Romney wins on style and substance, changing the election

GETTY IMAGES President Obama walks away from Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney after the presidential debate at … Continued

Why attacking Iran may give Obama a third term

AFP/GETTY IMAGES This combination of file pictures shows Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressing a large audience at Centro Incorporated … Continued

Sister Simone Campbell, ‘Nun from the Bus,’ calls GOP budget ‘immoral’

Sister Simone Campbell, who led the “Nuns on the Bus” tour for social justice this summer, called the GOP budget … Continued

Romney at Liberty: Here’s the commencement speech he needs to give, and words we need to hear

“If there ever was a time for great Americans, great and good Americans, Americans who are willing to cross into … Continued

Romney’s Florida Win: Conservative Christians picking their man

Gov. Mitt Romney’s big win in Florida is not just important because of the momentum or winner-take-all, whopping 50 GOP … Continued

Do we need Advent more than Christmas?

Darko Bandic AP Nativity scene made of ice is seen in Graz, Austria, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. The nativity scene … Continued

A non-believer’s guide to biblical economics

Jesus tells us to pay our fair share of taxes without grumbling, and that he favors class warfare. He is probably a socialist, and maybe even a communist.

Nine Eleven

UNORTHODOXY Patrick J. Deneen September 11, 2001, we are frequently told, is the day that “changed everything.” For the 3,000 … Continued

Bachmann’s religious politics

Speaking this weekend in Florida, GOP presidential candidate Michele Andy Dunaway AP In this June 29, 2011 file photo, Republican … Continued

A ‘Satan Sandwich’ with ‘Satan Fries’ on the side

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) declared the new deal raising the national debt ceiling and cutting federal spending to be a … Continued

Debt debate: Are we addicted to crisis?

CHIP EAST The National Debt Clock, which displays the current United States gross national debt and each American family’s share, … Continued

Debt talks, the budget and the problem of ‘What would Jesus do?’

Alex Wong VIA BLOOMBERG U.S. President Barack Obama, second right, meets with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a Republican from … Continued

Debt an economic disaster of biblical proportions

Melina Mara WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 6: (L-R) Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN), John Barrasso (R-WY), John Cornyn (R-TX), Jon Kyl … Continued

Beatify the man, not his politics

The May 1st beatification of John Paul II will not bestow the title “the Great” on the first Polish pope. … Continued

Is the budget a moral document?

Darren McCollester GETTY IMAGES CONCORD, NH – APRIL 15: Linda Dupere holds a sign at a Tea Party tax day … Continued

Is a balanced budget a moral issue?

Wrangling in Washington over the national debt has featured speeches and sound-bytes from right and left, from the president on … Continued

Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition: Five Republicans fight for the faith(ful) in Iowa

The 2012 Republican Presidential race for conservative Christian hearts and minds and votes got off to an unbelievable start yesterday–really, … Continued