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Kristallnacht Still Casts a Long Shadow On Europe

Seventy-five years after Kristallnacht, anti-Semitism persists in Europe.

Most Republicans, evangelicals support ENDA

This Oct. 15, 2013, photo, shows a view of the U.S. Capitol building at dusk in Washington. With seven Republican … Continued

Too many Pharaohs: Why the Egyptian revolution failed

Pyramids Mycerinus, Chephren and Cheops at Giza with Cairo suburbs in background, Giza, Egypt, Africa (Anders Blomqvist/) Two years ago, … Continued

House considers rising anti-Semitism in Europe, Middle East

WASHINGTON — An advertisement in Athens intertwines a swastika with a Jewish star. Hungarian politicians declare Jews a national security … Continued

Negotiating change in the Islamic religious establishment

It has been said by many that Egypt is going through difficult and trying times. Today, however, I would like … Continued

Left behind? Conservative Christians and the gay revolution

Ken Blevins AP Signs display messages about gay marriage in front of the Devon Park United Methodist Church polling site … Continued

Immigration reform a challenge for all Catholics

Spencer Platt GETTY IMAGES FEBRUARY 22 2012: New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan joins fellow volunteers distributing food at a breadline … Continued

Muslim democracies: A new kind of political system?

ANDRE PAIN EPA Egyptian protesters perform the Friday noon prayer, during a protest marking the second anniversary of the Egyptian … Continued

Death of the Christian Right? Not so fast.

The 2012 elections raise questions for the Christian Right, but are far from a fundamental shift in the electorate.

Buddhists aim to bring mindfulness to the ballot box

The mindfulness movement has seeped into Silicon Valley, Capitol Hill, and even the United States Military Academy at West Point. … Continued

Election Day Communion aims to heal the partisan breach

Come to me, all ye who are weary of negative political ads and burdened by the wounds of a brutal … Continued

How the vice-presidential debate emphasized ‘single-issue’ Catholicism

Catholicism’s social justice teachings have often been called the church’s “best-kept secret,” and after Thursday (Oct. 11) night’s vice-presidential debate … Continued

Unaffiliated vote may become ‘as important to the Democrats as the traditionally religious are to the Republican Party’

“It may very well be that in the future the unaffiliated vote will be as important to the Democrats as … Continued

Losing our religion: One in five Americans are now ‘nones’

BETHESDA, Md. — The number of Americans who say they have no religious affiliation has hit an all-time high — … Continued

Tunisians worry about loss of freedoms gained under the Arab Spring

TUNIS, Tunisia — Three women got Nadia Jelassi into trouble. Veiled and surrounded by stones, the busts of three women … Continued

Listening is a form of faith

The Protestant theologian, Paul Tillich, spoke of faith as an act of ultimate concern. Faith then is not the conclusion … Continued

Bishop: Ryan is ‘aware of Catholic social teaching’ and forms conclusions based on

“It is not for the bishop or priests to endorse particular candidates or political parties. […] It is the role … Continued

Ramadan and religious freedom

Anjum Naveed AP People gather to buy samosas and other traditional snacks to break their fast during the holy fasting … Continued

‘Bachmann affair’ on Clinton aide Abedin is a wake-up call

STEVE MARCUS REUTERS Democratic presidential candidate US Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) waves to the crowd with her personal assistant Huma … Continued

Anderson Cooper is Gray!

GUS RUELAS REUTERS Anderson Cooper arrives at the 39th Daytime Emmy Awards in Beverly Hills, California, June 23, 2012. Technically … Continued