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COMMENTARY: Islamist suppression could reach U.S. shores

RNS () —  Egypt now teeters on the edge of an abyss. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who was in Cairo … Continued

Drone policy can be moral policy

Reuters photo In a recent contribution for On Faith, former Chicago Theological Seminary President Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite denounced U.S. drone … Continued

A plea for common sense and compassion in the immigration debate

A rosary rests between the hands of two protesters during a vigil on immigration policy. (Jonathan Gibby – GETTY IMAGES) … Continued

Fifty years later, church leaders respond to King’s “Birmingham Jail” letter

Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. challenged white church leaders to confront racism, an ecumenical network has … Continued

Congress must address real roots of immigration

‘’For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a … Continued

Journey from Oak Creek to Newtown

GETTY IMAGES Zulma Sein prays at a memorial set up outside of the entrance to the Sandy Hook School on … Continued

What do religious leaders want for Obama’s next four years?

WASHINGTON — Addressing poverty. Seeking reconciliation. Protecting religious freedom. Religious leaders already have their wish lists ready for President Obama’s … Continued

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

What Santorum meant to social conservatives

What Rick Santorum brought to the table this election cycle, and what won over social conservatives, was his inexhaustible energy … Continued

Decent mourning

After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued