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Prepared for change: There have always been gay scouts

Details of a Boy Scout uniform worn in front of the Boy Scouts of America headquarters in Dallas. (Tony Gutierrez … Continued

Obama advisor Joshua DuBois to leave Office of Faith-based and Neighboorhood Partnerships

Hamil R. Harris TWP Joshua Dubois speaks to ministers at a 2009 D.C. Council reception held in his honor. President … Continued

Watch: National Prayer Breakfast 2013 live

The annual National Prayer Breakfast was held Thursday morning at the Hilton Washington International Ballroom in Washington, D.C. The annual … Continued

Mission not accomplished on reforming faith-based initiatives

John Dilulio’s essay on faith-based initiatives interested me – and caused me some surprise. Let me be clear from the … Continued

Amen (again) to faith-based initiatives

You probably know that millions of low-income children receive federally-funded free and reduced-price meals in school. But do you have … Continued

Sandy Hook: never again

The tragedy of Sandy Hook was stunning in its human face, the faces of first-graders and their teachers. In the … Continued

Faith-based procrastination: Religious job bias in taxpayer-funded programs

No American should be denied a taxpayer-funded job because of what he or she believes about religion. Yet that’s exactly … Continued

Presidential scorecard by religiously unaffliated yields no ‘clear-cut option’

In October, the Secular Coalition for America released the 2012 Presidential Candidate Scorecard, which rates each of the presidential candidates … Continued

Romney proves his trustworthiness on social conservatives’ issues

REUTERS Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney answers a question as President Obama listens during the second presidential debate in Hempstead, … Continued

Bringing Dharma, Seva, Shakti and Yoga at the Political forefront

As I watched the vice presidential debate last week I saw how comfortable we, as a nation, are about religion … Continued

Shining a light in Odessa

As a child, one of my favorite pleasures each week was going to synagogue with my parents. At the end … Continued

How Romney should talk about religion

Michael Conroy AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves after speaking at the National Rifle Association convention … Continued

Obama’s prayer breakfast and the still small voice of the Religious Left

View Photo Gallery: Scenes of religious faith meeting politics in the 2012 campaign. Remember that young phenom who “rocked” the 2004 … Continued

Rick Santorum makes faith pitch at GOP debate

Chris Carlson AP Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a Republican presidential debate Tuesday, Oct. 18, … Continued

White House names new advisors to faith-based office

By Michelle Boorstein Then-Senator Barack Obama speaks speaks to the media during his presidential campaign at Eastside Community Ministry in … Continued

A secular view of Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast

By Jacques Berlinerblau President Obama spoke on Thursday morning at the 59th annual National Prayer Breakfast. The gathering is one … Continued

Obama at National Prayer Breakfast: Presidency has ‘deepened my faith’

By Elizabeth Tenety President Obama gave Americans a peek into the spiritual life of a president Thursday, speaking at the … Continued

A verdict on faith-based partnerships under Obama and Bush

“Obama stimulus pours millions into faith-based groups,” read the title of a December 3, 2010, Politico article. It reported that … Continued

Roads from Rome

By Katherine Marshall FAITH IN ACTION There was such a flurry of activity in Rome last week that it seemed … Continued

Faith-based political follies

By David Waters Former “faith-based” officials of the Bush White House, which often sought the support of religious leaders for … Continued