Religion

The Christian Case for Vaccinating Children
July 01, 2015

Christians are obligated to sacrifice for others. A needle pinprick and a little soreness are relatively minor.

Is Pope Francis Too Gloomy? Or Are Conservatives Just in Denial About Our Planet?
June 23, 2015

David Brooks and company have a new complaint about the Pope.

Should We Forgive Dylann Roof?
June 22, 2015

The roots and purpose of Christian forgiveness.

Confessions of a Catholic Novelist
June 21, 2015

When water, bread, and blood aren’t just water, bread, and blood.

How Pope Francis Can Stop Leaks: Make Encyclicals Open-Source
June 17, 2015

Here's what the Vatican could learn from Wikipedia.

The Catholic Church Is Not an Enemy of Science
June 12, 2015

Rick Santorum says Pope Francis should "leave science to the scientists." But the Catholic Church has long promoted harmony between faith and reason.

Senator James Inhofe on Climate Change: "God Is Still Up There"
June 11, 2015

The top Republican on the environment gave the keynote at a climate-denier conference in D.C.

The Controversy Over Muhammad Cartoons Is Not About the Prophet Muhammad
June 09, 2015

Blasphemy depends upon belief, and is fading with it.

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