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Desmond Tutu wins 2013 Templeton Prize for work on forgiveness

Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa, who won a Nobel Peace Prize for his battle … Continued

Facing the new year without fear

The turning of a calendar page doesn’t truly start anything new, of course. But it does invite us to look … Continued

Charitable giving up, but Sandy and tax changes expected to impact year-end donations

The recession continued to affect how much Americans gave to charity last year, and the triple whammy of Superstorm Sandy, … Continued

Election 2012: ‘Mormon moment’ or a last gasp coalition?

Jonathan Newton THE WASHINGTON POST Confetti falls at the end of President Obama’s Election Night rally on Nov. 7, 2012 … Continued

Does God hear our cries?

GETTY IMAGES People climb down a destroyed section of boardwalk after checking the storm’s approach as a nor’Easter arrives in … Continued

The Icemen Cometh: Romney-Ryan and the future of compassion in America

Jason E. Miczek AP Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left, and his vice presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., … Continued

Pope to find challenges, opportunities in Cuba

VATICAN CITY — Two weeks before Pope Benedict XVI was scheduled to touch down in Cuba, a small group of … Continued

What Obama should say in next speech to Muslim world

By Tad Stahnke Address to the Muslim Word, the Sequel. That’s the way the White House touted President Obama’s speech … Continued

Evangelicals and the midterm election

By Ed Stetzer This month’s election “shellacking,” to use President Obama’s description, has caused many to ask about the past … Continued

New political equation for religious right

The meaning of the 2010 election is destined now to be the Great Debate of the next political season. While … Continued

Struggle between secularism and theocracy

In recent debates between tea party-endorsed Senate candidates and their Democratic opponents, faith has emerged as a campaign issue. Calling … Continued

Onward Christian voters?

By David Waters Here we go again: Another national election, another chance to divide the wheat from the chaff, the … Continued

Christian Right’s tea party?

By David Waters Christine O’Donnell, winner of Delaware’s Republican Senate nomination and the tea party movement’s newest star, is scheduled … Continued

Sudan’s democratic potential

Imagine the U.S. holding simultaneous elections for the President, ALL members of Congress, ALL 50 state governors, ALL 50 state … Continued

Everyday Iraqis hope for peace and stability

By John FilsonMennonite Central Committee Iraqis say Allah kareem (God is generous) as a way of expressing trust in the … Continued

God, Notre Dame, Country

Unorthodoxy By Patrick J. Deneen This past weekend I had the pleasure and privilege of attending a conference at the … Continued

Rage About the Transfer of Power

Why are people so angry and belligerent, and so willing to express their anger publicly? Why has our civil discourse … Continued

Islamists and the Future of Democracy in the Arab World

The continued detention in Egypt of Dr. Abdel Moneim Abou Fatouh, prominent professional, Muslim Brotherhood leader, and moderate voice for … Continued

Democracy in Theocracy?

Given the election-related turmoil in the Islamic Republic of Iran, can democracy ever take hold in a theocracy? How should … Continued

Taliban are Enemies of Pakistan and Islam

By Salman Ahmad and Kamran Pasha The Taliban hordes now sit dangerously close to Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, and … Continued