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I’ll admit it. I have a major crush on Pope Francis.

RNS () — When I see him smiling on TV or on the cover of a magazine in the checkout … Continued

Once widely spoken, now mostly studied, Yiddish sees revival

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — Friends of Yiddish has no agenda. No textbooks. No Yiddish grammar rules. Its members gather every month … Continued

What imams talk about during Eid

RNS () — In their holiday Eid al-Fitr khutbas, or sermons, on Thursday (Aug. 8) many imams across the country … Continued

Our lady of hyperemesis gravidarum

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, attends the UK Premiere of the film ‘African Cats’ in London on April 25, … Continued

Obama’s ‘God talk’ was highlight of his convention acceptance speech

The subject of religion has long been nettlesome for President Obama, but perhaps never as nettlesome as it was when … Continued

Despite doubters, mainline Protestant churches are poised for success

Conservative commentators like Rupert Murdoch’s stable and Ross Douthat of The New York Times are feasting on what they perceive … Continued

Beyond a ‘loss of faith’

Fifty-nine thousand-plus On Faith readers recommended Thomas L. Day’s November 11th essay “Penn State, my final loss of faith.” Thirty-three … Continued

Does it matter if Herman Cain had an affair?

As new allegations against Herman Cain emerge, the nagging question about politicians and sexual misconduct come to the fore: Does … Continued

Newt is right: values matter most

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was correct when he told people gathered at the Conservative Principles Conference that … Continued

A president waits on the Lord

In a calm and subdued voice this morning, President Obama told people at the National Prayer Breakfast that “When I … Continued