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Conservative Catholicism's Political Enforcers

As a struggling Catholic, the uproar and division caused by conservative U.S.
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Health Care, Immigrants, and the Character of our Country

With an issue like health, deeply personal, but of great public concern, the faith community has a unique and important role to play -- to define and raise the moral issues beneath the policy debat
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Thou Shalt Not Abuse the Ten Commandments

ABC's Nightline has been running a series on the Ten Commandments in which they explore the issues and dimensions of each commandment in contemporary society.
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Health Care: Where Do We Go from Here?

Sixteen Christian leaders talk faith, policy, justice, and reform. Featuring Jim Wallis, Harry R.
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A Comment Code of Conduct Update and Reminder

Regular commenters on this site may have noticed some slight differences in our Disqus comment system recently.
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We've Crashed Our Cars into the Living Room of the World's Poor

Proverbs 31:8 says "Speak out for those who cannot speak [for themselves]."
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'Apology Porn' and Yom Kippur

If there had been a way to power-wash my brain, I would have done it.
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The Yes Men: Corporate Pranksters on a Mission

Fans of gonzo political activism may remember the Yes Men's infamous stunt in which Andy Bichlbaum posed as a Dow Chemical spokesperson named Jude (patron saint of the impossible) Finisterra (earth's end).
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Proclaiming Jubilee in the Midst of Foreclosures

My 1.5 year old son Jonas broke his first law last month.
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Obama, Bigotry, and Balance ... and Death Threats

There is some good conversation going around God's Politics partner blogs about what role race is playing in the current wave of opposition to Obama's policies, including Rep.
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