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The Roberts Court Embraces Legislative Prayer

The deeply divided court held even prayers that seem to favor one faith can be constitutional.

The deeply divided court held that even prayers that seem to favor one faith over others can be constitutional.

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Religious Tyranny Shames Religion

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has debased itself by turning into a lobbying group of the most aggressive and inappropriate sort.

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Angry But Not Surprised About Stupak

I want to be happy that the
House passed its version of Health Care Reform. Really. I believe so
strongly about making health care a right not a privilege.

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What “Catholic Spain” Really Looks Like

Jason Webb creates false divisions by placing the Church at the center of political discourse in Spain—by depicting it as a great force that you’re either for or against.

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HIV Activists/Gay Men Sentenced in Senegal: The Other Side of Rick Warren’s “Humanitarian Issue”

The distance between Pastor Rick Warren and the sentencing of nine gay HIV activists in Senegal can be measured in inches, not miles. This is a real humanitarian issue Pastor Warren, not a fight to protect the privilege of heterosexual marriage.

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Seminarian Pro-Choice Because of Her Faith

Seminarian Kelli Clement says she is not pro-choice “in spite of” her faith. Rather, her faith, she says, “instructs me to be pro-choice.” She calls for deeper connections between religious liberals and the broader progressive community.

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Is Morality the New Religion for Giuliani and Edwards?

Both Giuliani and Edwards listen to, but don’t always profess to obey, religious imperatives.

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Canada’s Political Secret

How is it that our neighbor to the north manages to enact the liberal legislation the U.S. can’t seem to pass?

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