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    Shaun Casey, author of THE MAKING OF A CATHOLIC PRESIDENT: KENNEDY VS NIXON 1960, talks with Kim Lawton about religion’s role in the 1960 presidential race. More

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    In the ongoing national debate about the morality of torture, the question is whether it is ever the lesser evil. Under certain circumstances, can torture be justified? Two ethicists, Shaun Casey and Jean Bethke Elshtain, discuss torture and its moral limits. More

    May 1, 2009 | Comments (31)

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    She is a Loreto Sister who has transformed the lives of thousands of Kolkata children at a middle-class parochial school where the students have become advocates for social change.

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    Faith-based organizations are making their own assessments of the president's first 100 days. Some see a chance for new partnerships. Others say religious outreach hasn't been inclusive enough.

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    For most of its history, Christianity had a powerful representation in Europe, Africa, and Asia, and much of what is now referred to as "the Islamic world" was once Christian, according to the latest book by Penn State history and religious studies professor Philip Jenkins.

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    Bishop Harry Jackson, chairman of the High Impact Leadership Coalition, gives his assessment of President Barack Obama’s first 100 days.

    April 29, 2009 | Comments (7)

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    Sojourners founder Jim Wallis, a member of the president’s faith advisory council, talks about the new access religious moderates and liberals have to the White House.

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    At the “Mobilization to End Poverty” conference in Washington on April 27, 2009, Joshua DuBois, director of the White House faith-based office, was asked how the administration will deal with faith-based hiring discrimination.

    April 27, 2009 | Comments (13)

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    he prolific and best-selling author Jodi Picoult writes “ethical thrillers” about contentious issues such as the death penalty, organ donation, euthanasia, sexual abuse, date rape, teen suicide, and school shootings. More

    April 24, 2009 | Comments (18)