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    “This economic wound will not heal without profound disagreement—that is the nature of democracy—but Obama hopes that we might bind it charitably and without malice.” More

    January 25, 2012 | Comments

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    “It’s a matter of sharing the burdens of a free society and a good society. That’s, morally speaking, what taxes are about,” according to political philosopher and Harvard government professor Michael Sandel. More

    August 5, 2011 | Comments

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    An interfaith coalition is launching a prayer and fasting campaign to protect federal funding for programs that help the poor. More

    March 28, 2011 | Comments

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    “Part of what calls people to public service, part of what calls people to be engaged in helping others both here and around the world is their faith.” More

    March 10, 2011 | Comments

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    As Congress debates the budget, religious conservatives say the debt is a moral issue, and an interfaith coalition has launched a campaign to reduce military spending and prevent cuts for the poor. More

    March 4, 2011 | Comments

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    The fight is not over whether faith groups are subject to the law, says the president of the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance, “because they are subject to whatever the law is, which in many cases makes this exception for them. The question is should this exception be allowed to continue?” More

    May 28, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch more of Bob Abernethy’s interview with Jim Wallis about values, the economy, and financial reform. More

    January 15, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch Candy Hill, senior vice president of Catholic Charities USA, discuss the growing problem of hunger in America. More

    November 25, 2009 | Comments

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

    January 23, 2009 | Comments

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    By some estimates, the number of children in this country being taught at home is well over a million and may be approaching two million. Yet in some states there is very little or no government oversight of what the kids are learning, which is just the way most home school parents want it. More

    January 10, 2007 | Comments

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