The Common Good

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WikiLeaks and Government Responsibility

Since WikiLeaks released the first of the leaked government cables for public viewing, the outcry regarding the act has been overwhelming.
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American 'Exceptionalism' Can Degenerate Into Superiority

There has been a fascinating and important dialogue going on this week over at the Washington Post's On Faith
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Courage in a World of Labels

Children's author Madeline L'Engle argues in her book,
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Stop the Games in Congress

In just the past few days, the U.S.
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To Our Supporters: Thank You

"I thank my God every time I think of you.
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For the DREAMers, The Waiting Must End Today

In this season of Advent, we in our Christian churches speak often about how this is a time of waiting and preparation leading up to t
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Give Smart: Three Tips to Make Donations Count

A lot of us don't have as much disposable income as we had two or three years ago. Some of us have a lot less. But Christmas is coming, and we still want to give.
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The Story of One Unemployed Man

He has been working since he was a teenager. He graduated from high school, went to college, graduated, got a good job with a good company, married, had children, and bought a house.
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Another Advent of 'Waiting' for Undocumented Students

This Advent season, "waiting" has new meaning for hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrant students.
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