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Prince Charles to attend installation of Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis

CANTERBURY, England — Prince Charles will make history on Sunday (Sept. 1) when he attends the installation of Chief Rabbi … Continued

For Jackie Robinson and Jason Collins, the freedom and grace to play as you are

(Courtesy of Sports Illustrated) When I saw the movie 42, a biopic about Jackie Robinson, the first African-American player in … Continued

For Catholics, a new kind of pro-creation

Strap on your sandals, Catholics, during this Holy Week journey into Jerusalem. Pope Francis is guiding the global church towards … Continued

Groupon fails to curry favor with Americans, Tibetans or Chinese

By Matteo Pistono Americans know the Chinese government is destroying Tibet’s Buddhist culture. (The Dalai Lama himself claimed that Chinese … Continued

An open letter to Anne Rice

Dear Anne Rice, Your decision to leave the Catholic Church and to leave Christianity prompted the On Faith panel questions … Continued

House of prayer near Ground Zero? Yes!

Padraic O’Hare A mosque – like a church or a synagogue or an ashram – is a house of prayer. … Continued

An oil-driven Memorial Day

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler Memorial Day 2010 will go down in history as all about oil. As … Continued

Drawing Muhammad respectfully

Today’s guest bloggers are Kelsey Sheridan and Saleha Mallick. Kelsey is a sophomore at Northwestern University majoring in journalism and … Continued

Moral case for financial reform

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good As financial reform legislation stalls in the Senate for the moment … Continued

It’s about Biblical social justice, not Wallis or Beck

Q:Fox News commentator Glenn Beck claims that faith-based calls for “social justice” are really ideological calls for “forced redistribution of … Continued

Thank you, Glenn Beck

Q:Fox News commentator Glenn Beck claims that faith-based calls for “social justice” are really ideological calls for “forced redistribution of … Continued

Pagans and social justice

Q:Fox News commentator Glenn Beck claims that faith-based calls for “social justice” are really ideological calls for “forced redistribution of … Continued

A Passover plea: Don’t tread on E Pluribus Unum

By Simon Greer and Shuli Passow Jewish Funds for Justice In 1775, Marine troops preparing to intercept British warships carried … Continued

The Pope and Peoria

For decades now, politics in the United States has tested relevance to Middle America by asking: “How will it play … Continued

Vatican (Finally) Shows Some Media Savvy

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Who said the pope isn’t media savvy? Pope Benedict XVI is expected to delay the release … Continued

Youth and Public Service

By Rabbi Sid Schwarzfounder/president of PANIM: The Institute for Jewish Leadership and Values With the passage of the Serve America … Continued

Care For One Another, But No Coddling

In tough times, do those of us who handled our finances responsibly have a moral obligation to bail out those … Continued

A Renewed Faith in Public Life

It’s a better country than I thought it was. I honestly wouldn’t have thought this possible. I guess I would … Continued

Losing the Spirit on Wall Street

Just when we face an enormous crisis and need spiritual insight in our public debate, it’s missing. That’s because religion … Continued

James Dobson: Out of Step with Evangelicals?

James Dobson, founder of the conservative Christian Focus on the Family, this week leveled a barrage of transparently political criticism … Continued