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    the Episcopal Church divisions over homosexuality and the interpretation of Scripture. This week the U.S. Episcopal bishops went as far as they said they could to comply with the demand from the worldwide Anglican Communion that the U.S. church clarify its policies on gay issues.

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's September 27, 2007 interview with Bishop Robert Duncan of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh.

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    In Myanmar in Southeast Asia, tens of thousands of Buddhist monks have been marching against the military government and where the regime has harshly cracked down. More

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview in New Orleans with Bishop Gene Robinson of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire.

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview in New Orleans with Bishop Peter Lee of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia.

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    Read analysis and commentary on the Buddhist protests in Burma by Patrick Pranke and Donald Mitchell.

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

  • Commentator Donald W. Mitchell, a religious studies professor at Purdue University, writes about the protests in Myanmar and “socially engaged Buddhism.” More

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    In public life, separation of church and state is widely approved, but what about separation of religious beliefs from official acts? Should a public official be guided by his or her faith? Granting clemency is a form of mercy or forgiveness, and governors can see it in very different ways. More

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    A story about a former state legislator who believed the answer to crime was more and more prisons — until he got locked up himself. Now he’s leading a faith-based program for prisoner rehabilitation, and he says it works. More

    September 21, 2007 | Comments

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    Another deadline looms for the U.S. Episcopal Church. Episcopal bishops are meeting in New Orleans until Tuesday (September 25), and a key item on their agenda is an ultimatum on gay issues from leaders of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

    September 21, 2007 | Comments