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What would Jesus do with an extra $52 billion?

LOS ANGELES — Many of today’s evangelical Christians seem to be taking to heart the words traditionally attributed to St. … Continued

Clerics say Millennium Development Goals must be reached

LONDON — With fewer than 1,000 days left to meet the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals, religious leaders from the … Continued

Dr. Livingstone, I presume? Missionary icon turns 200

LONDON — When journalist Henry Morton Stanley found the world’s most famous missionary barely alive at the tiny village of … Continued

Remembering transgender voices

On Sunday, the Boston-area trans community came together for the 14th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance . This global celebration … Continued

U.S. bishops should focus on economy

Ted S. Warren From left, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, of Louisville, KY, vice president of the United States Conference of Catholic … Continued

The ethics of a world at 7 billion

STAFF REUTERS A combination photo shows six of half a million babies born around the world October 31, 2011 that … 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

For Dalai Lama, Political is Spiritual

By Gregory Kruglakpresident, Conservancy for Tibetan Art and Culture When the Dalai Lama visits Washington, DC, the media focuses on … Continued

Interfaith Call for World Peace

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Two contrasting images hovered over the September 6-8 “Prayer for Peace” in Cracow, Poland. … Continued

Mothers Need More Than a Day

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Mother’s Day sees outpourings of affection, funny stories, floral tributes on the Google home … Continued

Read Them on Our Own and in Community

“The priesthood of all believers” was a main tenent of the Protestant Reformation and, for many Protestants, represents the responsibility … Continued

Should Wealthy Nations Tithe to the Poor?

One Sunday last month, I visited the Messiah Baptist Church in East Orange, N.J. I always feel comfortable in church, … Continued

Change the World: Yes We Can!

There’s a broad consensus that President-elect Obama has at least four huge priorities: to tackle the economic crisis, invent a … Continued

Den of Thieves

“Then Jesus entered the Temple and drove out all who were selling and buying in the Temple, and he overturned … Continued

Rick Warren: Official Pastor of Campaign 2008

I’ve been trying to decide which is more troubling: That our two candidates for president are making their first joint … Continued

McCain, Obama and the Saddleback Forum

Hi Jon and Sally. Here is the FAQ I just sent out from my staff to Saddleback members: SADDLEBACK CIVIL … Continued

Saddleback’s Civil Forum with McCain and Obama

Hi Jon and Sally. Here is the FAQ I just sent out from my staff to Saddleback members: SADDLEBACK CIVIL … Continued

Religion and the Secular Conscience

We often hear that some new scientific discovery has confirmed ancient religious teaching. It now appears that this hearkening back … Continued

On Faith and Other Divine Impulses

When Jon Meacham and I first started this Web site a year ago this week, we had no idea how … Continued