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Evangelical Catholics on offense

STEFANO RELLANDINI REUTERS Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful from his ‘Popemobile’ upon his arrival to conduct an open-air mass … Continued

Did Jesus exist?

Did Jesus Exist? Almost certainly yes. View Photo Gallery: Christians around the world raised palm branches in traditional observances launching Holy … Continued

Automated drones: An ethical debate?

Due to some technical difficulties, we aren’t able to post the video from yesterday’s live Q&A, but I’ll be online … Continued

Knowing differently

In a Pew Forum survey released Tuesday, atheists and agnostic surpass all other groups in their knowledge of religion. How … Continued

Hawking and the pope

New theories make a creator of the universe unnecessary, says Stephen Hawking in his latest book The Grand Design, co-authored … Continued

God and country

By David Waters As a culture war battleground, revision of the social studies curriculum standards in Texas isn’t likely to … Continued

When the Salvation Army enlists in the government

By David Waters Churches and other faith-based organizations that receive government funds, beware. In an agreement that will be enforced … Continued

In divorce, who gets kids to church?

By David Waters While Jesus Christ was being excused from jury duty in Alabama for asking too many questions, an … Continued

“2012” a theological disaster?

By David Waters Theologians began predicting the end of the world long before Hollywood did, so it’s not surprising that … Continued

Does Faith-Based Council Have a Future Beyond Obama?

By William Wan One of the most interesting questions that came up during yesterday’s inaugural face-to-face meeting of Obama’s faith-based … Continued

AIG, Sharia and Uncle Sam

A federal judge in Michigan has declined to dismiss an ex-Marine’s lawsuit that insurance giant AIG is using tax dollars … Continued

Finally, A Thoughtful Conversation with Candidates

Three things struck me about the Saddleback Civil Forum before even considering the responses of the two candidates. First, Rick … Continued

Saddleback Forum — a Catholic View

As a Catholic priest I found the Civic Forum at Saddleback Church a bit weird. I kept wondering what would … Continued

Warning Labels

The intense urge of most human beings for most of history to search for ways to satisfy their religious hopes … Continued