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Catholicism, American style

AP This combo made from file photos shows Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan. … Continued

Culture wars and actual wars: The GOP debate and bombing Iran

Justin Sullivan GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential candidates (L-R) U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum and former … Continued

The 2013 budget: A looming drama of biblical proportions

JOSHUA ROBERTS REUTERS Boxes containing copies of the 2013 Federal Budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington … Continued

Afghanistan: Give it four months

In the wake of Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal’s dismissal as chief commander of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan, Congress … Continued

Separation of Church and

The Methodist Church of Great Britain has became the second denomination to restrict participation in the far-right British National Party, … Continued

The Bishops’ Fear of Dissent

By Robert S. McElvainereligion historian At the last count, 68 American bishops have come out in public opposition to the … Continued

Apologies Good, Not Enough

For Pope Benedict to apologize for what “we” have done or for what “he” has done is not in any … Continued

The Vote Heard Around the World

Today Americans are safer than they have been since 2001. The power of our ideals and our ability to act … Continued

Rejecting Moralism and Cynicism

“That will set the United States’ position in this part of the world back fifty years!” I can still hear … Continued

As A Nation-State Israel Can Be Criticized

During the beginning of the war in Iraq, I was asked to give a lecture in Paris on some of … Continued