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Pope Francis identifies with regular Catholics

Pope Francis made a significant push Thursday toward his vision of a more pastoral, less doctrinaire Catholic Church, saying the … Continued

How to keep the faith on campus

Sept. 22, 2010Prospective students leave the undergraduate admissions building to take a tour of Georgetown University campus in Northwest Washington. … Continued

Chicago is ground zero in U.S. Muslim renaissance

CHICAGO — Religious affiliation may be on the wane in America, a recent Pew study asserts, but you wouldn’t know … Continued

Pope Benedict XVI says lack of ‘faith’ could be used in marriage annulments

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI has asked the Vatican’s highest appeals court to consider reviewing church rules on marriage … Continued

Can Christianity be revived?

Bill O’Leary WASHINGTON POST The Bishops’ Garden on the National Cathedral grounds as seen on July, 18, 2010 in Washington, … Continued

Mitt Romney, Mormon: This I know

View Photos: “I know that Mormonism can foster thoughtful deliberation and humanity; are these also features of Mitt Romney’s Mormonism?” asks … Continued

Defense: John Edwards a sinner, not a criminal

CHRIS KEANE REUTERS Former U.S. Senator John Edwards leaves the federal court house in Greensboro, North Carolina April 24, 2012. … Continued

The social conservative’s case for Mitt Romney

Contrary to popular belief, Mitt Romney is not a tough sell to social conservatives. Steven Senne AP Republican presidential candidate, … Continued

Franklin Graham meets with black church leaders

Religious leaders from the NAACP met with evangelist Franklin Graham Tuesday (March 20), less than a month after they accused … Continued

Rick Santorum: Obama imposing his values on ‘people of faith’

“[President Obama’s] personal faith is none of my concern. What is my concern is the values he’s trying to impose … Continued

Forgiveness, a fresh start

Recently I went into our local Rite Aid in McLean, Virginia. As you might imagine, the place was packed with … Continued

Christian politicians exalt suffering in GOP campaign

Imagine that the year is 1932 and presidential candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt, instead of addressing himself to the economic paralysis … Continued

‘Living together,’ unmarried? Put a ring on it!

AP In this image taken from video, Britain’s Prince William, left, places the ring on the finger of his bride, … Continued

Rick Perry and the perils of sectarian religion in 2012

Melina Mara THE WASHINGTON POST Texas Governor and Republican candidate for the GOP Presidential spot, Rick Perry, spoke to a … Continued

In GOP race, public prayers seem more political than personal

Among the Republican candidates running for president in 2012, there’s been a whole lot of praying in public. Months before … Continued

Bloomberg takes stand on church v. state

Carol Guzy THE WASHINGTON POST NEW YORK NY – SEPTEMBER 11: New York marks the 10th anniversary of the World … Continued

Joel Osteen on 9/11: ‘Faith is about trusting God when you have unanswered questions’

A Q and A between On Faith’s Sally Quinn and Joel Osteen, the bestelling Christian author and pastor of Lakewood … Continued

Why May 21, 2011 isn’t the end of the world

Jim Reed AP Lydia Mallett, left, and John Junstrom spread the word in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, May 19, 2011 … 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

DADT: the ‘separate but equal’ of our time

Despite public and military support for overturning Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the legislation which bans openly gay service members, political, … Continued