Tag: Religion

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    “As Muslim societies wrestle with how to treat religious minorities, let them look to our nation,” said Cardinal Theodore McCarrick this week in his congressional testimony on protecting the civil rights of American Muslims. Watch excerpts from the hearing. More

    March 30, 2011 | Comments

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    When disaster strikes, the character of a culture is revealed, and in Japan, perceptions of disaster are deeply rooted in traditional religious culture.

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “We want to prove to America that we are not terrorist suspects,” says Imam Mahdi Bray. US Islamic groups have launched several projects to fight extremism within their own communities, particularly among young people. More

    March 4, 2011 | Comments

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    Writer Mary Karr says what struck her about Catholicism “wasn’t the grandeur of the Mass, it was the simple faith of the people” and “the carnality of the church. There was a body on the cross.” More

    March 4, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch much more of correspondent Judy Valente’s conversation with Mary Karr about God, prayer, poetry, and the Catholic faith. More

    March 4, 2011 | Comments

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    Imam Feisal Rauf of New York City was in Washington this week and spoke with us about religion’s positive potential in a post-Mubarak Egypt. More

    March 2, 2011 | Comments

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    As states wrestle over workers’ rights, union organizing, and difficult budget and deficit debates, what do religious leaders and organizations have to say? More

    February 25, 2011 | Comments

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    Three expert movie-watchers discuss the moral, ethical, religious, and spiritual themes they saw in some of this year’s Oscar nominees. More

    February 25, 2011 | Comments

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    A journalist who has written extensively on the biblical and spiritual preoccupations of directors Joel and Ethan Coen says in “True Grit” they treat the Presbyterian moral code of fourteen-year-old narrator-heroine Mattie Ross with tenderness and empathy. More

    February 25, 2011 | Comments

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    As Mideast turmoil spreads, a professor of international affairs says we are witnessing changing interpretations of religion and “a struggle over which interpretations have authority over whom.” More

    February 23, 2011 | Comments

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