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Parting Shot

O Lord, grant me impatience.

Occupy Catholics art by KtB's Communicant, Mary Valle.

No Revolution Without Religion

Why the Occupy movement needs to Occupy faith.

Photo courtesy of Bradford Daly.

Strangers In The Bible Belt and The Holy Land

Immigration legislation in Alabama and Israel.

Bridge in Cairo, January 28, 2011. Photo by Timothy Kaldas.

Mercy

Hope, apprehension, and the revolution in Egypt.

"Empire State Building" by Johan Hansson, via Flickr.

Whose College?

God, money, and power beneath the Empire State Building.

Photo of Ofelia Rivas by Jason Jacks for The Sierra Club.

Today Needs Another Name

This Columbus Day, the spirit of 1492 is alive and well.

By F. Opper in Puck, 1881.

Yes, Mr. Kristof, This Is America

Why are we so surprised by our own bigotry?

"Tea Party tax day protest 2010" by Fibonacci Blue via Flickr.

Outside a Tea Party

Mongrel politics and an American mind.

"'Western Wall' Jerusalem, Israel" by Minamie's Photo, via Flickr.

Next Year In Jerusalem?

It’s not my holy land.

“Romero is always present,” says Ana Grande, 30. A 2005 mural by J. Reyes Yasbek entitled Verdad y Justicia (“Truth and Justice”) attests to Romero’s continuing legacy in the struggle for social justice. All photos by Richard Amesbury.

Presente

Archbishop Romero’s legacy survives in El Salvador.

Montana Plate by Spappy.joneS

Stupaking the States

The latest twists and turns of the abortion debate.

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Who’s Amish Now?

Is avoiding the health care mandate worth fastening your clothes with straight pins?

August 31, 2005, from space.

The Last Nail

God and democracy four years after Hurricane Katrina.

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God or Country

A good, religiously tolerant nation is hard to find.

www.misereor.org

Jesus Plus Nothing, Minus Somalia

How Christian fundamentalism helped turn Somalia into the next staging ground for Islamic radicalism.

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Chosen

King David as a model for present-day political power. An excerpt from The Family.

Bayard Rustin in 1963

Gays Are the New Niggers

40 years after the Stonewall riots, what Bayard Rustin means for American democracy.

Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney at prayer

The Full Armor of God

Donald Rumsfeld took the LORD’s name in vain.