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American Sisters Haven’t Strayed. The Vatican Has.

In April, the Vatican censured the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCRW), a body that represents more than 80 percent of American sisters. After a …

By Amy Koehlinger

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Imprisoned by Scientologists? Our Fascination with Captivity Narratives

Two weeks ago, after Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, a media frenzy ensued. The tabloid site TMZ alleged the divorce was not …

By Joseph Laycock

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What Happened to Romney’s “Evangelical Problem”?

For six years, reporters and commentators have told the American public that evangelicals don’t want to vote for Mitt Romney because he is a Mormon. …

By John-Charles Duffy

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For American Muslims, Everything Did Not Change After 9/11

“Everything changed after 9/11.” This political mantra has become part of our national life. It is invoked to explain war-making in foreign lands, the creation …

By Edward E. Curtis IV

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Fortnight for Freedom: Whose Religious Liberty?

When the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops kicked off their “Fortnight for Freedom” campaign almost two weeks ago, they chose an auspicious feast day to …

By Jessica Coblentz

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Obama and Jeremiah Wright: Why a Pulled Ad Does Not Mean a Dead Issue

In May, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright appeared resurrected from the ashes of the 2008 campaign. There was an uproar after The New York Times broke …

By Paul Harvey and Edward J. Blum

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The Long Approach to the “Mormon Moment”

Unless you have been living in a cave or asleep for the last half year, you know that we are living in an era that …

By Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp

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What Will François Hollande’s Election Mean for Muslims, Americans?

Yesterday (May 15), François Hollande was inaugurated as the 24th president of France. Just a year ago, his path to the presidency was considered a …

By Luc Chatel

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The Megachurch: Where Jerry Falwell’s Influence All Began

The Rev. Jerry Falwell’s name will always be linked with the Moral Majority, the organization he formed to galvanize conservative evangelicals into political action. Certainly, …

By Michael Sean Winters

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Why is American Foreign Policy so Religious?

On September 11, with the nation stunned by surprise al Qaeda terrorist attacks, the president mounted the pulpit of the National Cathedral in Washington. From …

By Andrew Preston

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