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    The White House has been keeping details of the pope's visit under wraps, but last week a few officials from the president's and First Lady's staff briefed reporters on some of lighter touches of their pontiff-planning.

    April 15, 2008 | Comments

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    Read David E. Anderson’s review of “American Religious Poems,” an anthology of American religious poetry. More

    April 11, 2008 | Comments

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    The Holy See has played an active global role for centuries. It has permanent observer status at the United Nations and has all the rights of full UN membership except voting.

    April 11, 2008 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview about Pope Benedict, the Vatican, and foreign policy with Father Thomas Reese, S.J., senior fellow at Georgetown University's Woodstock Institute.

    April 11, 2008 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview about the Vatican and foreign policy with J. Peter Pham, director of the Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs at James Madison University.

    April 11, 2008 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview about the Vatican and foreign policy with Ambassador James Nicholson.

    April 11, 2008 | Comments

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    A report on an army boot camp for chaplains where they learn to carry out their ministry within the military culture.

    April 4, 2008

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    We have a profile of Krista Tippett, the host of the weekly public radio conversation "Speaking of Faith," now titled "On Being". As Tippett and others note, the program might have also been called "Speaking of Life," because it explores big life questions through the personal stories of poets, scientists, writers, and sometimes a theologian or even a journalist, of all faiths.

    April 4, 2008 | Comments

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    If Dr. King were alive today, would he be campaigning for economic justice, or might he be a social conservative opposing abortion, or both? Kim Lawton has our report on the very different ways African-American ministers are trying to carry on the King legacy. More

    March 28, 2008 | Comments

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    Six prominent African American ministers remember the life and death of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and describe his influence on their lives, their ministries, and society at large. More

    March 28, 2008 | Comments