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Thousands mourn death of Ethiopian Orthodox Church leader

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Orthodox men sing and dance next to the casket bearing the remains of Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox … Continued

Why the world needs faith

There will be no peace in our world without an understanding of the place of religion within it. The past … Continued

Eastern Orthodox believers hit the streets

By Julia Duin To be on the Mall around noon Monday was to be confronted with a vast crowd of … Continued

Egyptian Muslims act as “human shields” for Coptic Christmas mass

By Ashley Samelson McGuire Muslims protect and greet Orthodox Christians leaving the church where Saturday’s bomb blast took place in … Continued

The secular best and the worst of 2010

I’ve always tried to avoid engaging in the hoary journalistic practice of filling space at the end of December by … Continued

Pew’s religion survey: an attempt to understand faith

By Alan Cooperman (Editor’s note: This post is a response to Jacques Berlinerblau’s critique of the Pew religion survey, which … Continued

Kennedy on church and state: a speech no candidate would make today

Last Sunday marked the 50th anniversary of presidential candidate John F. Kennedy’s speech on the separation of church and state … Continued

Dissecting Presidential Theology is not an American Tradition

There have now been billions of words (to which On Faith has made a considerable contribution) written about President Obama’s … Continued

Is PR disaster worth it?

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued

Have you ever fasted?

By Elizabeth Tenety Many of the world’s 1.57 billion Muslims (1.4 million in America) Wednesday began the month-long observance of … Continued