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N.C. clergy seek release of Senate report on torture

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Citing the need for transparency in the U.S. record on human rights, nearly 200 clergy and religious … Continued

Too many Pharaohs: Why the Egyptian revolution failed

Pyramids Mycerinus, Chephren and Cheops at Giza with Cairo suburbs in background, Giza, Egypt, Africa (Anders Blomqvist/) Two years ago, … Continued

Our moral obligations in Somalia

When pundits and politicos in Washington think of Somalia, the first thing they likely think of is al-Shabaab, the violent … Continued

Drone policy can be moral policy

Reuters photo In a recent contribution for On Faith, former Chicago Theological Seminary President Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite denounced U.S. drone … Continued

After the NSA revelations, is there any faith left?

In this April 21, 2009 file photo, U.S. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, speaks at … Continued

Drones aren’t the murky moral subject we pretend they are

Reuters photo When a new technology develops, society must sometimes rush to catch up to its ethical ramifications. Take drones, … Continued

U.S. military should put religious freedom at the front

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is worried about the Pentagon budget, but there are much more serious issues he must deal … Continued

Will the Boston bombing change American attitudes about Muslims and immigration reform?

Sens. McCain and Graham want the Boston bombing suspect held as an enemy combatant. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) FIGURING FAITH | … Continued

The values behind support for path to citizenship for illegal immigrants

Political philosopher John Rawls famously argued that democratic deliberation should aspire not just to political deals based on expediency and … Continued

Activists scold U.S. over prison imprisoned in Iran

WASHINGTON — Religious freedom activists scolded the U.S. State Department for not appearing at a hearing Friday (March 15) on … Continued