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August 11, 2013
The missing faith angle in the Catholic charity story
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July 29, 2013
The truly interfaith church of what’s happening now
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July 16, 2013
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June 14, 2013
Got news? Is a global ‘war on Christianity’ newsworthy?
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May 27, 2013
Does the president, and the press, get theodicy?
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March 31, 2013
Render unto Google the things which are Google’s …
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March 28, 2013
Got news? Egyptian Copts tortured for some strange reason
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February 22, 2013
Got news? A fishy hole in all those Lent stories
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February 21, 2013
Catholic yes to yoga?
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February 11, 2013
Gay marriage and golf
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January 29, 2013
Got news? When is a desecrated memorial a big story?
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January 02, 2013
Got news? That other 2012 Supreme Court case
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December 21, 2012
Got news? White House vs. Little Sisters of the Poor
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December 11, 2012
Celibacy and the clergy abuse scandal
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December 03, 2012
Whistling in the dark about Islam and reform
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November 07, 2012
Spies of the Balkans
The 98-year old leader of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church has died. I guess you weren't...
November 05, 2012
The Hot Dog theory of history
It is touching to see that in spite of everything that has happened over the...
October 18, 2012
What’s happening in Zanzibar?
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August 22, 2012
Got news? Bavarian rabbi in legal trouble for WHAT?!
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