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A shocking dose of post-wedding reality

Just twenty-four hours after our wedding in Washington, DC, we were passed the airport security and on the flight that … Continued

Does Pope Benedict support Occupy Wall Street?

Vincenzo Pinto AFP/Getty Images Pope Benedict XVI waves to pilgrims in St Peter’s Square in Vatican City on Oct. 23, … Continued

Where are the moderate Americans?

By Michael Vicente Perez and Zeba Iqbal, contributors to AltMuslimahMichael: Hi Zeba. The mid-term elections are over and, as predicted, … Continued

Obama right on Indonesia, wrong on “Muslim world”

President Obama’s charge to Indonesia last night was to rise above platitudes. It was to be billed as the second … Continued

Bankers and prophets: reflecting on the Jubilee campaign

By Katherine Marshall FAITH IN ACTION In Biblical Israel, as in many agrarian societies, a family or community hit by … Continued

What President Obama left out in his UN speech

By Bishop Neil IronsExecutive Secretary, Council of Bishops, United Methodist Church I believe that God weeps with us for every … Continued

Côte d’Ivoire in Crisis

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall A cycle of disappointment has taken hold in the Côte d’Ivoire. Month after month … Continued

Vertigo times

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall The hot spots this week are Kyrgyzstan and Bangkok, but every day brings new … Continued

Corruption: myths and solutions

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Confronting corruption is not a good path to popularity. Sparks flew between Kabul and … Continued

Faith vs. fear in America

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Stephen Heinz, President of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, is passionate about democracy. For him, … Continued

Heroines against gendercide

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Two statues of women dominate the central square of Hopkins, a small town in … Continued

Women’s Day

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall A hundred years ago a feisty group of women met in Copenhagen and voted … Continued

The real angel investors

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Jane, a Kenyan woman, showed off her brand new house to Jacqueline Novogratz, founder … Continued

Faith inaction

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Last week’s National Prayer Breakfast cast a spotlight on the gaps between what people … Continued

The activist Buddhist

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Sulak Sivaraksa exudes a rare blend of calm and passion for action. Carrying a … Continued

Environmentalists as missionaries

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marhsall A monkey, so goes an ancient eastern parable, passed by a stream and saw … Continued

One Haitian tragedy

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Zilda Arns Neumann, sometimes called Brazil’s Mother Teresa, was among those who died tragically … Continued

Pentecostalism, African style

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Africa, with its complex mosaic of countries and communities, is in the throes of … Continued

Charity and justice for all

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall The dust has yet to settle on the scramble for charitable gifts at the … Continued

Nopenhagen: Not There Yet

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall I’m dreading my son Patrick’s caustic comments about Copenhagen when he gets home from … Continued