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Religious leaders see ‘tragedy’ and justice in Supreme Court gay marriage decisions

Same-sex marriage supporter Vin Testa of the District waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court.Bill O’Leary / … Continued

Mission not accomplished on reforming faith-based initiatives

John Dilulio’s essay on faith-based initiatives interested me – and caused me some surprise. Let me be clear from the … Continued

Bin Laden’s personal letters reveal Muslims are part of the solution to securing the United States

AP AP This handout document provided by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point shows page two , of four, … 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

Obama signs new rules for faith-based groups

By Michelle Boorstein UPDATE: 1:18 P.M.: President Obama signed an executive order today to tweak the rules governing how faith-based … Continued

Proposition 8 ruling in California: religion roundup

By Elizabeth Tenety Religion roundup on Prop 8 ruling: In the immediate aftermath of Wednesday’s ruling that deemed Proposition 8, … Continued

Retired chaplains say ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ protects religious freedoms

A group of 40 retired military chaplains sent a letter Wednesday to President Obama and Secretary of Defense Gates urging … Continued

God and country

By David Waters As a culture war battleground, revision of the social studies curriculum standards in Texas isn’t likely to … Continued

Bible references on U.S. gun sights?

By David Waters ABC News is reporting that some U.S. soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan are using high-powered rifle sights … Continued

The theology of Tiger Woods

By Elizabeth Tenety Pop Theology would be remiss not to address the ongoing Brit Hume/Tiger Woods spiritual saga. On Fox … Continued

A call for civility and an end to ‘Nazi’ rhetoric

By Welton Gaddy, others A group of prominent faith leaders brought together by Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy, President of … Continued

Inclusive Governments, Individual Religions

Welton Gaddy has contributed a constructive and positive approach to the complex and vexing cultural debate on marriage equality. At … Continued

Marriage a Civil Right, not Sacred Rite

Marriage is a civil union between two people, a covenant of agreement that they will live together and love each … Continued

Big Brother, Get Out of My Marriage!

What is marriage? Is it a sacred rite or a civil right? What role, if any, should religious institutions, traditions … Continued

Marriage is a Religious Ritual

I see a variety of problems with the article by Rev. Welton Gaddy on the issue of marriage. First, his … Continued

Marriage a Privilege Open to All

What is marriage? Is it a sacred rite or a civil right? What role, if any, should religious institutions, traditions … Continued

A Sacred Institution Government Must Protect

What is marriage? Is it a sacred rite or a civil right? What role, if any, should religious institutions, traditions … Continued

“Marriage” in Society/Church/State

What is marriage? Is it a sacred rite or a civil right? What role, if any, should religious institutions, traditions … Continued

God Blesses Gay Marriage

What is marriage? Is it a sacred rite or a civil right? What role, if any, should religious institutions, traditions … Continued

Obama’s Faith-Based Follies

FAITH COMPLEX By Jacques Berlinerblau What I am about to say is not going to win me new friends and … Continued