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Romney, Obama and the elephants in the room

A previous version of the blog entry misspelled author Vishal Mangalwadi’s and Rabbi Daniel Sperber’s name. I could see Anwar … Continued

‘With Liberty and Justice for ALL’

AP The Rev. Delman Coates, senior pastor of Mt. Enon Baptist Church in Clinton, Md., speaks while the Rev. Al … Continued

Prominent black clergy support Maryland same-sex marriage

Hamil R. Harris The Rev. Delman Coates, pastor of Mount Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton, Md., talks about the campaign … Continued

Obama pastor Jeremiah Wright’s message for young Christians

Chip Somodevilla GETTY IMAGES Rev. Jeremiah Wright, former pastor of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Illinois, addresses … Continued

Pastors’ call for more faith talk in 2012 shows common ground elusive

After watching two prominent evangelical pastors talk for two hours about the importance of civility and Christian decency triumphing during … Continued

‘Muslims for Life’

On September 1, 2011, I launched the “Muslims for Life” campaign at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. I … Continued

Poll: U.S. Muslims optimistic about future

Jahi Chikwendiu WASHINGTON POST Maryam, 2, plays with her baby sister, Tasneem, 8 months. Ibraham Moiz, their father, is a … Continued

Social conservatives post-Huckabee

Guess whose photo appears right underneath an article in the latest edition of The Economist with the headline, “The silence … Continued

Countering the surge of Islamic fear with clarity

After 9/11 President Bush reminded Americans that the attack was the work of a few terrorists and not the Muslim … Continued

Ramadan and Christianity

By Mohammad Ali Salih For the last few years and whenever possible, at the beginning of every month, our small … Continued

Ahmadiyya Muslim leader: ‘Islam condemns terrorism’

Transcript of comments made today at the National Press Club by Naseem Mahdi, national vice president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim … Continued

Catholic bishops as culture warriors

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good Roman Catholic bishops have made big news recently by wielding significant … Continued

Manhattan Declaration unlikely to inspire young Christians

By Jonathan Merrittauthor Take more than a hundred conservative Evangelicals, mix in a handful of Catholics, and sprinkle in a … Continued

Christian Right: New declaration, same old agenda

Before reading the latest moral declaration from the Christian Right about their troubled souls and moral priorities, I e-mailed early … Continued

Catholic, Evangelical leaders team up to fight abortion, same-sex marriage

By Michelle Boorstein A highly influential group of conservative Christian leaders are releasing a document today that they have been … Continued

Chinese Religious Freedom Lawyers Aim For Obama’s Attention

By Michelle Boorstein Among the issues President Obama will confront when he goes to China next month are the serious … Continued

Cheney’s Support for Gay Marriage

By Jacqueline L. Salmon It’s not often (OK, maybe never) that you find Dick Cheney to the left of Barack … Continued

Catholic Professors Debate Obama, Abortion and Role of Church

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Last night, Catholic law professor Douglas Kmiec, a high-profile supporter of President Obama, took on Catholic … Continued

Obama, Warren and America

Here is what’s bothering me about Pastor Rick Warren doing the invocation for President-elect Obama’s inauguration. It reeks of hypocrisy. … Continued

The Evangelical Manifesto

This week a group of scholars and theologians released the “Evangelical Manifesto” at the National Press Club. It is a … Continued