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The Moral Courage of Nelson Mandela

Mandela was a remarkable gift from God to South Africa and the world — may we remember most of all his great courage.

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Hunger in America: A Moral Crisis that Government Must Help Solve

Our faith traditions require a commitment not only to private charity, but to SNAP and other government solutions as well.

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Advent a Time to Hope — and Fast — for Immigration Reform

The Fast for Families is replicating the great public fasts in history for immigration reform in the hope of the Advent season.

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Giving Thanks for Non-traditional Families

The fact that families are increasingly diverse and non-traditional is something to be thankful for.

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If Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin Don’t Like the Pope, They Won’t Care Much for Jesus

Staunch conservatives maintain an unhistorical view of Jesus.

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U.S. Diplomacy with Iran and the Ethics of Sitting Together at the Table

It is a diplomacy built upon an ethic whose goal is the sustenance and joy of all of humanity. It … Continued

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You Know What’s Funny? Catholicism!

Catholic humor could be the key to the “New Evangelization.”

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Methodist Church Prepares to Try Pastor Who Performed Marriage for Gay Men

The trial of pastor Frank Schaefer will begin shortly within a sharply divided Methodist Church.

In 12 Years a Slave, a broken Christianity

This image released by Fox Searchlight shows Michael Fassbender, left, Lupita Nyong’o and Chiwetel Ejiofor, right, in a scene from … Continued

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Mormons — Yes, Mormons — Are Having an LGBT Moment

Mormon support for gay marriage grows.

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Kristallnacht Still Casts a Long Shadow On Europe

Seventy-five years after Kristallnacht, anti-Semitism persists in Europe.

Pastor Saeed Abedini faces grave new danger

In a disturbing turn of events, an American Pastor imprisoned in Iran has been transferred to one of the deadliest … Continued

A rabbi and a sharia court judge walk into an auditorium

What are a Jewish rabbi and a Muslim Sharia court judge doing together on a speaking tour? I like to … Continued

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Founders’ view of prayer should prevail at Supreme Court

The Founding Fathers found a common ground in prayer that should still guide us today.

Most Republicans, evangelicals support ENDA

This Oct. 15, 2013, photo, shows a view of the U.S. Capitol building at dusk in Washington. With seven Republican … Continued

Air Force makes God optional

The second production model F-35A Lightning II aircraft flies above the compass rose of Rogers Dry Lakebed at Edwards Air … Continued

Survey: 18 percent of Americans say they have seen a ghost

A ghost decorates a front yard on Admiral Rd. in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Oct. 31, 201 QUOTE OF THE DAY … Continued

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Coming to the Supreme Court: the politics of public prayer

The constitutionality of legislative prayers returns to the Supreme Court after 30 years.

On Halloween, the past and future live

Children play behind a pumpkin carved and lit for Halloween, on October 30, 2013 in Monterey Park, California. “What is … Continued

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The zombie preppers among us

For many, the zombie apocalypse has become just another daily concern.