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Are atheists taking over? Signs abound, from Francis interview to Virginia’s governor race

Are atheists taking over the debate?   In the past weeks, Pope Francis gave an interview to an atheist journalist in … Continued

American idol: God does belong in public schools, if a student wants him there

(istockphoto) If you ask a class of 5th graders to write about someone they “look up to,” don’t be shocked … Continued

ANALYSIS: A cultural wave on gay marriage reaches the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Sometimes a court opinion is more than just a court opinion. Justice Anthony Kennedy’s 26-page decision Wednesday (June 26) … Continued

Martin Luther King and the eternal truth of ‘social issues’

The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., speaks in Eutaw, Ala., in this June 1965 photo. (The Associated Press — … Continued

Coalition to protect religious freedom shows its fault lines

WASHINGTON — In a conference full of people who champion traditional religious values, Amardeep Singh knew that everyone might not … Continued

My Passover evolution

As an Orthodox Jew growing up in Philadelphia, Passover was my favorite holiday because children were an integral part of … Continued

When do student prayers cross the First Amendment line?

Students are free to pray in public schools – except when they aren’t. If this sounds confusing, pity school administrators … Continued

Scholars seek to reclaim a dirty word: secularism

A conference at Georgetown University in Washington this week focused on cleaning up what many Americans consider a dirty word … Continued

Perils and politics of inaugural prayers

Justin Sullivan GETTY IMAGES U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (R) listen as Rev. Luis … Continued

A moral obligation to get a flu shot?

Unlike patients who have a choice about getting the flu shot, many health care workers didn’t have a say this … Continued