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Did religion motivate the Boston bombers?

Hillary Branyik, of Boston, kneels at the site where the first bomb detonated on April 15 near the finish line … Continued

Muslim convert quits Catholic Church, says it’s too weak against Islam

VATICAN CITY — A high-profile Italian Muslim who converted to Catholicism and was baptized by Pope Benedict XVI announced on … Continued

Hope after Russia’s adoption ban: Adopting justice

DMITRY LOVETSKY ASSOCIATED PRESS Children look on in the Republican Hospital for Infectious Diseases, which specializes in treating HIV-positive children … Continued

Poll: Most Americans don’t think Scientology is a religion

WASHINGTON — Most Americans do not believe Scientology is a real religion, according to a recent poll by 60 Minutes … Continued

Religious leaders ask HHS to broaden birth control exemption

A coalition of nearly 150 religious leaders, led by conservative Protestants, have petitioned the Obama administration to broaden the exemption … Continued

My five lessons from On Faith

It was five years ago this month that we launched On Faith. The idea was to inform and educate about … Continued

More religion, better religion

Mike Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, this weekend said that he is concerned about Islam’s role in Egypt’s future. … Continued

Religious leaders must safeguard life

2011 began with some bleak news for Muslim-Christian relations around the world.Recent attacks against churches in Iraq, Nigeria and Egypt … Continued

Debating Christopher Hitchens on faith

Last week, former British prime minister Tony Blair, who converted to Catholicism after leaving office, debated the merits of religion … Continued

We need deeply religious elections

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

“Blessed are the peacemakers,” and that includes you, Mr. President

President Obama’s 10-day Asia trip includes visits to India and Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country. The president chose not … Continued

George Washington: moral prophet for America

By Peter A. Lillback When George Washington stepped on the American stage, he became its indispensable leader. From the first … Continued

Only God is universal

Abraham Joshua Heschel once was asked by NBC’s Carl Stern if there was only one true religion. Heschel responded, “If … Continued

All religions not same to you

Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued

Political Christians

How many kinds of Christians are there? Here’s a partial list: Amish, Assembly of God, Baptist, Catholic, Christian Science, Evangelical, … Continued

Nikki Haley’s confession of faith

By David Waters Nikki Haley, the Sarah Palin-endorsed, scandal-hounded, Sikh-turned-Methodist who finished first Tuesday in a contentious South Carolina Republican … Continued

Wicked faith

Q: Can you be a feminist and oppose abortion in all circumstances? Can you be a person of faith and … Continued

Dr. Woodyard’s half century of inspiration

By Andrew H. PincusDenison University Fifty years is a remarkable commitment in any profession. Dr. David O. Woodyard has been … Continued

Everybody’s a blasphemer

Q: Atheists are others are protesting a new law in Ireland, under which a person can be found guilty of … Continued

Save Jesus, Ignore Easter

By Erik Reeceauthor, teacher God may have struck down Paul of Taursus on the road to Damascus and turned him … Continued