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For Hollywood couple, “The Bible” miniseries is a ‘labor of love’

LOS ANGELES — Before actress Roma Downey met her husband, her “Touched by an Angel” co-star Della Reese had a … Continued

Celebrities recall brushes with Graham in’Billy & Me’

Evangelist Billy Graham has rubbed elbows with celebrities ranging from presidents to journalists to musicians. In “Billy Graham & Me,” … Continued

Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Stephen Colbert to star in Catholic comedy slam

NEW YORK — So who is the funniest Catholic in the Western world: New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan or Comedy … Continued

Affordable Care Act:

David Goldman AP Supporters of President Barack Obama’s health care law celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington Thursday after … Continued

St. Patrick’s Answer to Today’s Religious Crisis

What should religious people do in an age of pluralism and secularism? Look to St. Patrick.

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

Nobel Peace Prize 2011: Peace is women’s work

Nobel Peace Prize 2011 L – Tawakkul Karman – Getty Images C – Leymah Gbowee – Reuters R – Ellen … Continued

Did Obama’s visit heal Gabrielle Giffords?

Shortly after President Barack Obama visited wounded Arizona Rep. Gabriella Giffords in the hospital and prayed for her, “she opened … Continued

Real life faith heroes from 2010

As voted by the Religion Newswriters Association’s members, among the year’s most consequential religion newsmakers were Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, … Continued

Just in time for Christmas: Kinder, gentler anti-God campaigns?

By Becky Garrison As as an apophatic Anglican, who has more in common with spiritual atheists than Christian reconstructionists, I … Continued

Debate over president’s faith is distracting

President Obama’s 10-day Asia trip includes visits to India and Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country. The president chose not … Continued

Islam, Judaism and the threat of terrorism

Today’s guest blogger is Hesham A. Hassaballa, a doctor and writer based in Chicago. He is co-author of the Beliefnet … Continued

A people adrift?

By Tim MuldoonBoston College, and Patheos Expert Peter Steinfels’ very perceptive article in Commonweal focuses on the most recent Pew … Continued

A necessary presidential faith

In the wake of his weekend rally, Glenn Beck kept up the drumbeat of criticism about President Obama’s religion, calling … Continued

Chatter, inspiration and the pope

Q:A senior Vatican priest last week compared outrage at Pope Benedict’s handling of sexual abuse scandals in the Catholic Church … 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

Christmas wars, Hanukkah edition

Chanukah (also spelled Hanukkah) 2009 begins December 11 and yet I will not greet everyone I meet for the succeeding … Continued

Why Jews should celebrate Thanksgiving

This should be obvious. What’s not to like about Thanksgiving? But for many Orthodox Jews it’s not so obvious – … Continued

Ted Kennedy’s Catholic Life in D.C.

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Some details about Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s personal faith life here in Washington D.C. While in … Continued

Good News for Gay Christians

By Joel P. Engardiowriter, documentary filmmaker There’s an online group of 13,000 gays who profess their belief in Christ. The … Continued