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God Did Not Create Robots

A look at the immoral present and future of drone warfare.

Politicians Are People, Too

This election season, don’t forget to pray for our leaders — not as politicians, but as people.

At Church Rally, Community Pours Out Support for Michael Brown’s Family

The Rev. Al Sharpton said the Michael Brown case would mark a defining moment in civil rights history.

“Only” 20,000 Ahmadi Muslims Make History

This month saw the launch of the bi-partisan Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus. Here’s why.

What the Confederate Flag in Front of White House Says About Our Political Battles

This is the racist legacy of slavery and its aftermath, as typified in Civil War symbolism.

Father Vincent Capodanno: The potential saint who served in Vietnam

On April 11, the nation witnessed an extraordinary event in the East Room of the White House. President Obama presented … Continued

‘The Butler’ shows the determination of unselfish love

The little boy watched his mother’s madness and his father’s murder. An old white woman takes him from her cotton … Continued

Advertising against Muslims? Not with my tax dollars.

That the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or any other entity for that matter, thinks we can defeat terrorism through an … Continued

Five reasons why women care about HHS’ contraception mandate

A woman holding a birth control pill. (Eric Gaillard — Reuters) Today, when the Department of Health and Human Services’ … Continued

Mr. Sein goes to Washington: A call for lasting reforms in Myanmar

President Obama shakes hands with Myanmar’s President Thein Sein in the Oval Office May 20, 2013. (AP PHOTO JACQUELYN MARTIN) … Continued

‘The Bible’ viewers: Seeing Obama in Satan

Almost as soon as Satan appeared on screen in this week’s third episode of “The Bible” on television’s History Channel, … Continued

Whatever happened to ‘reducing abortions’?

What approaches with wide popular support could reduce abortion, even as it remains legal under the Supreme Court’s decisions?

Saeed Abedini’s case a call to action for Christians

For the most part, we all know that there are places in the world where Christians undergo immense persecution for … Continued

Grandaughters of Westboro Baptist Church founder quit church, apologize for “hurt”

For all of her adult life and much of her childhood, Megan Phelps-Roper picketed funerals, condemned gays, and said she … Continued

U.S. drone strike policy: Just War or just targeted killing?

HO AFP/GETTY IMAGES This US Army handout file image taken February 27, 2011 shows an MQ-1C Gray Eagle armed with … Continued

Obama advisor Joshua DuBois to leave Office of Faith-based and Neighboorhood Partnerships

Hamil R. Harris TWP Joshua Dubois speaks to ministers at a 2009 D.C. Council reception held in his honor. President … Continued

Making black history for gay rights

Manuel Balce Ceneta AP In this Sept. 12, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the … 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

Amen (again) to faith-based initiatives

You probably know that millions of low-income children receive federally-funded free and reduced-price meals in school. But do you have … Continued

Still waiting for Obama to act

As I ran down to the White House with other Washington, D.C. college students to celebrate President Obama’s re-election in … Continued