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A place for atheism at a Catholic college?

TORONTO — Talk about an unlikely course in an unlikely place. The main chapel at Jesuit-run Regis College at the … Continued

Twenty new little stars: Christmas and the vulnerability of children

EPA A woman kneels in front of a fence with the names of the 20 children killed a week ago … Continued

10 Questions Worth Asking About a Candidate’s Faith

Perhaps it is time to speak without reservation regarding the faith of the potential leader of the free world.

Nothing is special, everything is blessed

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Atheists know more about religion than the religious

Why is anyone surprised at the findings of a new survey of American religious knowledge, released last week by the … Continued

The doubting Christian

By Jason Boyett I am a Christian. I come from a Christian family and live in the Bible Belt. I’ve … Continued

A question of sense and sensibility

Should there be a mosque near Ground Zero? The question about the mosque is not a religious question. It is … Continued

Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky: religion and interfaith marriage

By: Marion L. Usher, Ph.D. “Adam was Jewish and I was raised Mormon. We grew up in Salt Lake City, … Continued

Is nothing sacred? Playing politics with nuclear arms reduction

Faith communities have been nearly unanimous for decades about the moral imperative to reduce the nuclear weapons arsenals of the … Continued

Obama’s living God

By Niels C. Nielsenprofessor emeritus, Rice University In the 44th President’s America, religion remains powerful socially and politically –for good … Continued

Mercy as health care policy

By Tim Muldoontheologian, Boston College One of the earliest examples of Christian art–a fresco on the Catacomb of Sts. Marcellinus … Continued

A Muslim Faith-Based Initiative

With the leaking to the press of a military report on Afghanistan, pundits claim that President Obama has two drastically … Continued

A ‘Grave Threat’

Q: Reacting in part to recent missile tests by Iran and North Korea, President Obama and a unanimous UN Security … Continued

The Town Hall Demolition Derby

Guest Blogger Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and an On Faith panelist. … Continued

Obama Teaches a Faith Big Enough for Questions

What did you think of President Obama’s commencement speech Sunday at Notre Dame? How will the Notre Dame controversy change … Continued

Satan’s Compulsive Evil, God’s Attractive Good

DOES SATAN EXIST? Where do you see the devil (literally or metaphorically) at work in today’s headlines? 1…..A looming, stalking … Continued

Which Candidate Will Honor God’s Love

If an outsider (and hence non-voter) may comment… Many will take this question (‘is there a religious reason to vote … Continued

Why Should We Trust You? Be Specific

The economic crisis in which the nation finds itself must, I believe, take precedence in the way I answer this … Continued

Hoyas for Christ

When Brent Tomlinson arrived at Georgetown in 2005 to play football, he started looking around for a Christian group for … Continued

Good Works on the Campaign Trail

The “Compassion Forum”, sponsored by Faith in Public Life and held at an evangelical college in Pennsylvania, did put an … Continued