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Muslims reflect on the Holocaust

May 18-24 felt like a lifetime: emotional, exhausting, and exhilarating, as amid the horror of the Holocaust, we escorted a … Continued

Still waiting for Obama to act

As I ran down to the White House with other Washington, D.C. college students to celebrate President Obama’s re-election in … Continued

After Vatican screening of ‘Muslim Scare’ video, a call for dialogue

When he presented an amateur and xenophobic film about the threat of “rising Muslim demographics” a few weeks ago at … Continued

What Catholics can learn from the Quran

This year during Ramadan — the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar when Muslims believe the Quran was first … Continued

Catholic theologians rebuff Vatican

ST. LOUIS — Over the last 50 years, the practice of thinking theologically in the Roman Catholic Church has slowly … Continued

Nun’s Vatican-condemned book on sexuality shoots up bestseller list

Courtesy Yale Divinity School Margaret Farley . Wow, that’s some powerful PR. Twenty-four hours ago news broke that the Vatican … Continued

Vatican censors nun’s book on sexual ethics, and some see a bid to muzzle women’s voices

VATICAN CITY — A long-simmering conflict between the Vatican and American nuns erupted again on Monday (June 4) when the … Continued

Nine Eleven

UNORTHODOXY Patrick J. Deneen September 11, 2001, we are frequently told, is the day that “changed everything.” For the 3,000 … Continued

Muslim leaders telling truths at Auschwitz

By Rabbi Jack Bemporad and Professor Marshall Breger During a time of raw hostility in the Middle East and heated … Continued

The Park 51 Islamic Cultural Center and American values

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

God is not One, and neither are the religions

Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued

Not even all Christians follow same path

Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued

Listening as an act of faith

By Mona Siddiqui Director, Centre for the Study of Islam Glasgow University, Scotland It seems to me that the more … Continued

Obama sidelining religious freedom?

FAITH AND FOREIGN POLICY By Thomas Farr President Obama has on several occasions articulated his commitment to international religious freedom. … Continued

Pope Benedict’s Interfaith Spirit

By Jack Bemporadexecutive director, Center for Interreligious Understanding A simple idea turned into a kind of grassroots movement among rabbis … Continued

Religious Hiring Issue

By Michelle Boorstein One subject is proving too hot to handle for the small groups starting to meet as part … Continued

Pope Benedict’s Professor Problem

It is not easy admitting you made a mistake or did something wrong, yet sometimes even popes have to apologize. … Continued

What a Rabbi Learned from a Pope

By Michael SchudrichChief Rabbi of Poland I am just back from giving a lecture honoring Pope John Paul II, at … Continued

Pope: “I Deeply Regret….”

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese Some people think that being pope means “never having to say you’re sorry,” … Continued

Making Hope Real: Interreligious Dialogue

By Rebecca Kratz MaysQuaker teacher, staff member at the Dialogue Institute,Temple University Since 9/11 many people have agonized over how … Continued