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Is spiritual care a reform that spans the health-care divide?

Health-care reform – just two simple words. But the simplicity of the phrase belies the fact it is an issue … Continued

Does the Catholic Mass belong to the church or the people?

DAVID BUNDY AP A new translation of the Roman Missal sits on the altar after the Catholic Mass Sunday, Nov. … Continued

The essence of christmas

“Keep Christ in Christmas!” is the familiar refrain of Christians who fear the secularization of the holy day celebrating the … Continued

A lesson in moral courage and urgency

By Steny HoyerU.S. House Majority Leader Just as the civil rights movement held an ideal vision of the possibilities of … Continued

Souter and McConnell: Protecting Religious Freedom

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler The Federal Judiciary is losing two big defenders of religious freedom. Last week, … Continued

All Cults Are Religions

A Baltimore mother accused of joining a cult and starving her child says she was acting on her religious beliefs. … Continued

Read the Bible in Humility and Community

The Bible is the foundational document of the Christian faith, and its study is necessary for anyone who wants to … Continued

Profanity and [Expletive Deleted] Power

What is it with these politicians and profanity? Governor Rod Blagojevich, the subject of a current criminal investigation, is a … Continued

Catholic Creed = Diversity

The Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI in Washington National Stadium presented to the nation the diversity of Catholic America. … Continued

Obama’s Straight Talk

When I first watched the YouTube videos of Barack Obama’s fiery pastor, Jeremiah Wright, last week, it furthered a conviction … Continued