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At the United Nations, the Vatican is church and state. That needs to change.

The United Nations General Assembly in New York. (Stsn Honda/AFP/Getty Images) The world seems to have fallen in love with … Continued

Hiking with Pope Francis

Like many Americans this past holiday weekend, I was exploring the landscape of our great country. And hiking in one … Continued

Broad coalition says contraception mandate a religious liberty threat

WASHINGTON — Just days after the Obama administration issued final rules to religious groups for its contraception mandate, a broad … Continued

Obama extols a biblical vision of equality for all in second inaugural

A presidential inauguration is by tradition the grandest ritual of America’s civil religion, but President Obama took the oath of … Continued

‘Distilled Spirits’ traces birth of New Age spirituality

BERKELEY, Calif. — Gerald Heard is the most influential religious thinker you’ve never heard of. Without Heard, some of the … Continued

Romney appeals to evangelicals through ‘Judeo-Christian’ values

Mitt Romney angered evangelicals during his first White House run in 2008 by blurring the theological lines between their faith … Continued

A Heavenly Father for this life

“The idea that the universe invites me to pursue Heavenly Father’s perfection stirs and moves me, inspires my thinking, and … Continued

Tennessee’s science law: Academic freedom or monkey business?

AP Evangelist T.T. Martin’s books against the theory of evolution are sold at an outdoor stand in Dayton, Tenn., 1925, … Continued

Why do Mormons baptize the dead?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has apologized for a Mormon who baptized the late parents of famed … Continued

Woody Allen and evangelicals: A surprisingly romantic pair

REMO CASILLI REUTERS Director Woody Allen looks on during the shooting of his movie “The Bop Decameron” in downtown Rome … Continued