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US Muslims should be American first

By Mansoor Ijaz I am an American by birth, a Muslim by faith and a New Yorker at heart — … Continued

“Knowing” what’s right

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued

The terrorists hate diversity

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued

Can We Eat, Pray and Love without hitting the road?

By Joan Ball Eat, Pray, Love (the movie) hits theaters on August 13. With Julia Roberts in the lead and … Continued

Hearts and Minds: Tale of 2 generals in Afghanistan

With the rumors of secret meetings between Gen.l Kayani, commander of Pakistan’s armed forces, Gen. Pasha, the head of the … Continued

One nation Under God and a lot of stress

By Alyce M. McKenzieProfessor of Homiletics Perkins School of Theology, and Patheos.com My 21-year-old son got home 3 days ago … Continued

A culture of illegality taints all immigrants

Q: Illegal immigrants are flouting U.S. laws, but does affluent America (or Arizona for that matter) have a larger moral … Continued

Who are the Immigrants in Arizona?

By Jeremy BurtonSenior Vice President of Philanthropic Initiatives Jewish Funds for Justice Every Sunday school child knows that the Judeo-Christian … Continued

“And thou shalt love the stranger”

Q: Illegal immigrants are flouting U.S. laws, but does affluent America (or Arizona for that matter) have a larger moral … Continued

Why are we obtuse when dealing with Muslims?

In the past few months, we have witnessed a serious of bizarre but terrifying episodes of violence, hate crimes and … Continued

A Zoroastrian’s walk through Wall Street

By Nina Godiwallaauthor “What?!” is usually the response I get when I explain I’m Zoroastrian. It’s that vocabulary word you … Continued

Obama’s historic victory

“And when Jesus went out He saw a great multitude; and He was moved with compassion for them, and healed … Continued

A deeply spiritual man with a shallow theology

Oral Roberts lived and believed in the American dream. He was also a devoted Christian. The tension between the two … Continued

It’s a Wonderful Subdivision

Unorthodoxy By Patrick J. Deneen Frank Capra’s “It’s A Wonderful Life” portrays the decent life of a small-town American, George … Continued

Michael Moore: Catholic of the year?

Should Michael Moore be named “Catholic of the Year”? Some people love his films and some hate them: but his … Continued

Is Hope Bilingual?

Are 12 million people living in fear and hiding in the shadows a priority for President Obama? In essence, that … Continued

St. Dysmas Didn’t Need a Green Card

By Rev. Kathleen L. BlanerLutheran pastor, Kensington, Md. President Obama is supporting a program and legislation to deport illegal immigrants … Continued

Las Nuevas Caras del Catolicismo Americano

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. It has become a cliché to say that Hispanics are the future … Continued

Lifting Every Voice

By James Forbes Jr.Senior Minister Emeritus, Riverside Church, New York This Black History Month, as our nation’s first African American … Continued

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream in India

This year is the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to India, which he described as one … Continued