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Isolated in America

I wonder if social isolation — not extremist religion or Chechen roots — explains the two brothers who set off … Continued

Two Sikh American activists: Let’s retire ‘mistaken identity’

GETTY IMAGES Family and friends and community members gather at Oak Creek High School to mourn the loss of 6 … Continued

Is there a Catholic approach to the debt ceiling debate?

Charles Dharapak AP House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, stands with, from left, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of … Continued

Love cannot be earned

By Patrick Deneen UnorthodoxyA woman holds Valentine’s Day balloons to hand out on a street in Lisbon February 14, 2011. … Continued

Why taxes are a moral issue

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

Faith and development: exploring the link

By Katherine Marshall The trains run exactly on time in Switzerland, and when it snowed in Bern last week the … Continued

Is there a faith instinct?

By Nicholas Wade Every known society has some form of religion, so it might seem obvious that an instinct for … Continued

U.S. Catholic Latinos: liberal on gay marriage?

Joseph M. Palacios Have Latino Catholics become the most progressive political group supporting gay rights in the U.S.? The casual … Continued

The emerging American Muslim civic identity

The recent spate of high-profile news on Muslim-Americans can be summed up easily: horror and terror. From Faisal Shahzad to … Continued

Young Muslim voices: Defining “we”

By Jordan Robinsonprogram officer at One Nation We are all familiar with the great challenges our nation faces; high unemployment, … Continued