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Pluralism at Ground Zero

We need a return to America’s wonderful unifying motto “E pluribus unum,” adopted in 1782.

Protecting ‘American Atheists’ 2.0

Dear patriotic protectors of American Atheists, Less than two weeks ago, I asked you to assist me in finalizing “The … Continued

Michele Bachmann jokes that God sent hurricane, earthquake

Chip Somodevilla GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) addresses a rally at a GOP Picnic August … Continued

The complete idiot’s guide to: protecting ‘American Atheists’

Mario Tama GETTY IMAGES NEW YORK, NY – JULY 23: (This Image was made with a panoramic film camera and … Continued

NBC’s selective patriotism at the U.S. Open

Bill O’Leary WASHINGTON POST NBC omitted the words “under God” twice from its broadcast of the Pledge of Allegiance during … Continued

Pope John Paul II: a pontiff made for television

The frequent flyer John Paul II, who visited about 130 nations, including seven trips to the United States, brought the … Continued

Arizona set to ban Westboro’s protest at funerals of shooting victims

By Elizabeth Tenety UPDATE, 4:47 p.m.: Arizona state legislators passed a bill Tuesday which will require funeral protestors to stay … Continued

A fundamental human right

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

Inquisitorial exceptionalism

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Catholic bishops tilt to right

This Catholic’s View By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. At their meeting this week in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops signaled that … Continued