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5 Spiritual Lessons I Learned Battling Breast Cancer . . . Twice

I resolved to surrender control and allow God to have His way — in and through two cancer diagnoses.

COMMENTARY: Every prayer, every breath, a step toward a cure

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — One morning each week, I ascend the outdoor staircase on the side of our little church … Continued

‘Death cafes’ normalize a difficult, not morbid, topic

No one wants to talk about death at the dinner table, at a soccer game or at a party, says … Continued

Hurricane Sandy, cancer and hope for recovery

REUTERS Kirsten Fulton reacts as she shares a moment with Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, during … Continued

Bringing Dharma, Seva, Shakti and Yoga at the Political forefront

As I watched the vice presidential debate last week I saw how comfortable we, as a nation, are about religion … Continued

Komen’s Nancy Brinker takes new role; had said she ‘made mistakes’ with Planned Parenthood move

JONATHAN ERNST REUTERS Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Nancy Brinker attends a White House dinner in March 2011. Susan … Continued

Technology shifts the meaning of ‘death us do part’ in funeral rituals

When her 91-year-old aunt passed away in 2010, Diane DiResta videotaped the eulogies to create a record of the moving … Continued

The Christocrats never really went away

The “Christocrats” are back. Not that they ever really went away. When I wrote “The Baptizing of America: The Religious … Continued

At CPAC, new kind of culture war

You know things have taken a turn for the dramatic when a Baptist preacher declares, “Thanks to Obama, we are … Continued

The politics of Catholic opposition to birth control

The confrontation between the bishops and the White House over coverage contraception in all health plans has not ended with … Continued

Komen’s Nancy Brinker says she made mistakes in Planned Parenthood case

In her first public statement since her organization reversed a decision to stop donating to Planned Parenthood, Nancy Brinker, the … Continued

An open letter to Komen CEO Nancy Brinker

Dear Nancy, We have known each other for a long time and I have admired your work enormously. That is … Continued

Facebook, the new town square

Even though I use Facebook frequently, I doubt my usage pattern will justify a $100 billion valuation for the company … Continued

Not pretty in pink: Komen has a trust gap

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the nation’s largest breast cancer charity, has had tremendous success in getting the … Continued

Christian politicians exalt suffering in GOP campaign

Imagine that the year is 1932 and presidential candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt, instead of addressing himself to the economic paralysis … Continued

There is no right to be born

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions, along with … Continued

Why Christians should support health care rationing

By Charles C. Camosy Photo credit: Haraz N. Ghanbari — Associated Press Photo. It’s coming.  Health care reform, Round II. … Continued

Homeless at Christmas

By Michael J. Sullivan New York City couldn’t look more beautiful than it did on that crisp, cold December night … Continued

Why Catholics reject contraception coverage in health care law

By John M. Haas In July 2010 the Department of Health and Human Services invited the public to submit commentary … Continued

Honor women: honor Devi, the (Hindu) Goddess

By Saumya Arya Haas Fall is here, and October seems to be the month for women. It is Domestic Violence … Continued