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Is Pope Francis a liberal?

The question gets some answers – and even more questions.

As holy days approach, rabbis reflect on final sermons

A well-known adage in rabbinic Judaism says that one should “repent one day before your last one.” Religion News Service … Continued

When religion and spirituality collide

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, the leader of the Church of England and the worldwide Anglican Communion, recently announced that … Continued

Jeremy Lin’s bold humility

Rob Carr GETTY IMAGES WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 08: Landry Fields #2 of the New York Knicks and Jeremy Lin … Continued

A Hasidic master for our times

By Menachem Z. Rosensaft Simhah Bunim of Pshyskhe: A Hasidic Master for Our Times There are two very distinct types … Continued

The essence of Ramadan is to become humble

Muslims around the world will begin fasting from Wednesday, August 11, 2010 and for a whole month thereafter, however, for … Continued

Franklin Graham should never have been invited

Q: Did the Pentagon do the right thing by disinviting evangelist Franklin Graham from a National Day of Prayer event … Continued

Spiritual leadership in politics: An indispensible ideal

Q: In the Weekly Standard, University of Virginia professor James. W. Ceaser argues that President Obama’s approval ratings are suffering, … Continued

A billion hungry people

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall On October 16, as millions of people were riveted to video of a runaway … Continued

Celibate Clergy and the Reins of Power

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

Defining Loyalty and Betrayal in the Episcopal Church

The decision about the appropriateness of 100,000 Episcopalians breaking away from their current denominational structure and constituting the new Anglican … Continued

Reject the Politics of Hate

In the normal course of events, I’m a pro-anger kind of a gal. I came up through the feminist ranks … Continued

My Rock

“The Eternal is my light and my help; whom should I fear?” So begins the Psalmist, in Number 27, “making … Continued

Palin Puts Baptist Men on the Spot

The nomination of Sarah Palin changed Southern Baptist fundamentalism quicker than Eve tempted Adam to eat the apple in the … Continued

Women, It’s OK Not to Be Pastors

Women are not allowed to become clergy in many conservative religious groups. Is it hypocritical to think that a woman … Continued

Islam as a Political Football

The Question: John McCain’s spiritual guide, televangelist Rod Parsley, calls Islam a “false religion” that should be “destroyed.” Should McCain … Continued