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After years of decline, Catholics see rise in number of future priests

WASHINGTON — After decades of glum trends — fewer priests, fewer parishes — the Catholic Church in the United States … Continued

Remembering the revival on the National Mall

Martin Luther King Jr. seen during his “I Have a Dream” speech.AP Hand clapping. Foot stomping. Shouts of “Amen!” and … Continued

Robert Griffin III: The Redskins’ redeemer?

In an upcoming article for GQ magazine, Brendan Vaughan, an executive editor for magazine, and self-professed Redskins zealot, is but … Continued

Trayvon Martin: A son of America, a child of God

Rallies took place in Sanford on Feb. 5, which would have been his 18th birthday. Here, Sybrina Fulton, third from … Continued

Sin in Steubenville

The story of the Steubenville rapes is by now well known. Laurie Penny gets it right when she says that … Continued

More than Santa to the troops

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Santa Claus brings presents for U.S. soldiers during a Christmas concert at Bagram Air Base on Dec. 25, … Continued

Religious implications of N.Y. federal appeals court striking down DOMA

AP Edith Windsor, center, is interviewed at the offices of the New York Civil Liberties Union, in New York, on … Continued

Canada cuts all non-Christian prison chaplains

TORONTO — The Canadian government is canceling the contracts of all non-Christian chaplains at federal prisons. By next spring, Muslim, … Continued

Why my faith calls me to defend women’s reproductive rights

View Photo Gallery: The Catholic Church in particular is credited with organizing and driving the anti-abortion movement for decades, but religious … Continued

Blessed are they who mourn?

“Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” –Jesus in The Sermon on the Mount, Matthew 5:4. Imagine, … Continued