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    What do religious leaders most hope for in the first 100 days of the Obama administration?

    January 30, 2009 | Comments (1)

  • Christian and Jewish ethicists gathered recently for their annual meeting, and the discussions ranged from Wall Street ethics and sexual ethics to environmental ethics and the ethics of eating. Read R & E correspondent Judy Valente's report.

    January 29, 2009 | Comments (1)

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    President Obama discusses his plans and hopes for the American religious community. More

    January 23, 2009 | Comments (10)

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    Alzheimer’s disease gets progressively worse and there is no known cure. After a certain point, should an Alzheimer’s patient be kept alive with a feeding tube? Many family members say, of course: they should do everything possible to prolong a loved one’s life. But some doctors say inserting a feeding tube is inhumane, because it can just prolong a vegetative state for years. More

    January 23, 2009 | Comments (22)

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    Father Damien de Veuster, a missionary priest from Belgium, arrived at the Hawaiian leper colony Kalaupapa in 1873 to cared for the outcasts, and eventually died of leprosy himself. More

    January 23, 2009 | Comments (19)

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    January 23, 2009 | Comments (1)

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    Family Research Council president Tony Perkins says while religious conservatives are pleased by President Barack Obama’s faith-based rhetoric and outreach, they have concerns about how his administration will deal with some of their core issues

    January 22, 2009 | Comments (1)

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    Martin Luther King Jr. associate Vincent Harding, a professor emeritus at the Iliff School of Theology, draws connections between President Barack Obama’s election and the civil rights movement.

    January 22, 2009 | Comments (4)

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    Ingrid Mattson, president of the Islamic Society of North America, says many US Muslims are optimistic that President Barack Obama’s administration will lead to a new climate of religious openness.

    January 22, 2009 | Comments (2)

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    From the religiously motivated abolitionists to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to the civil rights freedom fighters who marched from their churches into the streets, religion has played a crucial role in creating the path that Barack Obama has been able to walk.

    January 21, 2009 | Comments (5)