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‘Nuns on the Bus’ kick off immigration tour

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — With the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop, the “Nuns on the Bus” on Wednesday (May … Continued

Looking for emotional reaction among Mormons Tuesday? Don’t.

Remember the emotional faces and powerful words of African Americans four years ago, as the country was voting whether to … Continued

Affordable Care Act ruling promises religious fights for the forseeable future

Mark Wilson GETTY IMAGES Health-care law opponents and proponents gatherin front of he U.S. Supreme Court, on June 28, 2012 … Continued

Whatever happened to the religious right?

Juana Arias JUANA ARIAS Ralph Reed and Pat Robertson speak at the Washington Hilton Hotel, 9/16/94, for the Road to … Continued

Paul Krugman as prophet?: Economic suffering is not a virtue

Damian Dovarganes AP Job seekers gather May 31, 2012, for employment opportunities at the 11th annual Skid Row Career Fair … Continued

Does Romney really have a ‘religion problem’?

BRIAN SNYDER REUTERS Will Romney’s Mormon religion drive a wedge between him and evangelical Christian voters? Last October, socially conservative … Continued

The Obama contraception compromise: A model to end the ‘war on religion’?

In January of 2012, political and religious conservatives declared a “war on religion” largely in response to the ruling from … Continued

Prop 8 unconstitutional: The sanctity of marriage equality

Justin Sullivan GETTY IMAGES A same-sex couple holds hands during a press conference at San Francisco City Hall on February … Continued

Michigan anti-bullying law protects religious bullies

After long debates and tortuous negotiations, the state of Michigan passed anti-bullying legislation, which on the face of it, should … Continued

On Rosh Hashanah, sermonizing peace

Some years ago, the story has it, the Dalai Lama was looking for some advice on how his Tibetan people, … Continued

Surprise, right-wing atheists do exist

The world, it seems, is waking up to the existence of politically right-wing atheists, who prove that you don’t have … Continued

Secular or religious? Why make enemies when we don’t have to?

In light of the continuing political uprising throughout the Middle East, American leaders are reported to be recalculating their approach … Continued

God’s hand was in the establishment of the United States

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

We are blessed to be in America

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

American exceptionalism: useless, potentially dangerous

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

An exceptional but not chosen people

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Exceptionalism can degenerate into superiority

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

American exceptionalism rooted in bad theology

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Call it karma

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

He loves us, but not that way

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued