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Muslim Reality Show, 'All-American Muslim,' To Premiere On TLC (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.21.2011 | Religion

What's life like as a Muslim-American? A new eight-part series on TLC that premieres November 13 will try to answer that question by following the ...

Is The Good Samaritan A Criminal In Alabama?

Rev. J.C. Austin | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion
Rev. J.C. Austin

The governor and the state legislature are focused on the lawyer's question from Scripture: "who is my neighbor?" Who do we have to treat as our neighbors, and who do we not?

In Memory Of An Extraordinary Buddhist Spiritual Master

Sogyal Rinpoche | Posted 11.23.2011 | Religion
Sogyal Rinpoche

Khandro was universally respected, loved and revered as one of the greatest practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism in recent times, and an inspiration and source of blessings to Buddhist practitioners everywhere.

Jaweed Kaleem

New Survey Reveals Scientists' Views Of Religion

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion

A majority of scientists say religion and science don't always conflict, according to new survey results released by Rice University. The study, co...

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Does The Bible Call For Higher Taxes?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.20.2011 | Religion

As a Congressional super committee meets to put together a plan to cut at least $1.2 trillion from the federal deficit in the next decade, a coalition...

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What Is God's Role In The Jobs Crisis?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.20.2011 | Religion

DURHAM, N.C. -- As the nation struggles with 9.1 percent unemployment and President Barack Obama pushes a $447 billion job creation bill, a new survey...

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After Gay Clergy Vote, Presbyterians Talk Defection

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion

Less than four months after the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) made a historic and controversial move to ordain noncelibate, openly gay and lesbian cler...

World Youth Day: Seeking Jesus On The Crowded Streets Of Madrid

Michael Rossmann, SJ | Posted 10.17.2011 | Religion
Michael Rossmann, SJ

The energy of over a million pilgrims seeking Jesus is palpable here, as is the joyful encounter with Christ that is taking place at huge events like this outdoor liturgy.

Lizzie Schiffman

Starbucks CEO Withdraws From Conference At Anti-Gay Church; Michelle Rhee Does Not

HuffingtonPost.com | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 10.11.2011 | Chicago

Update: On Thursday, Willow Creek Rev. Bill Hybels told audience members at the Global Leadership Summit that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz did not sp...

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Obama Prays With Pastors Who Tell Him To Protect the Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.20.2011 | Religion

As President Barack Obama and members of Congress continue heated negotiations over the debt ceiling and deficit reduction, a coalition of Christian c...

Rep. Peter King Announces Third Islamic Radicalization Hearing Will Happen Next Week

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2011 | Religion

Peter King, the controversial Republican congressman from New York who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, announced Tuesday that he will...

Philadephia Archbishop Will Resign Amid Sex-Abuse Scandal (UPDATED)

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.18.2011 | Religion

Update, July 19, 9:52 a.m.: The Archdiocese of Denver has announced that Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput will replace the Philadelphia archbishop. Af...

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UPDATE: Over 5,000 Religious Leaders Send Letter To Congress: Don't Cut Services To The Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.20.2011 | Religion

Updated July 14, 2011 1:14 a.m. As the heated political standoff over raising the nation's debt ceiling continues, with proposals to cut Medicare a...

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Presbyterian Church Will Start Ordaining Gay Clergy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.20.2012 | Religion

An historic change will take place in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Sunday when a measure takes effect allowing openly gay men and women in sam...

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Muslims Gather At Largest Islamic Convention In North America

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.02.2011 | Religion

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- If Muslims want to improve their image America, they have to get involved in their communities and proactively talk Islam before con...

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Mohamed Magid: A Portrait of An American Imam

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.31.2011 | Religion

STERLING, Va. -- In the middle of the night a few years ago, Imam Mohamed Magid got a peculiar phone call from a young man who attended his Northern V...

200 Methodist Clergy Vow To Bless Same-Sex Unions

Posted 08.27.2011 | Chicago

Some 200 United Methodist clergy of the church's Northern Illinois Conference have pledged to bless same-sex unions in violation of the church's polic...

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Faith And Freedom Conference: How Will Religion Affect Evangelical Votes?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.04.2011 | Religion

WASHINGTON, D.C. –- Fifteen years ago, Phil DaCosta spent Sundays passing out voter guides at his church about where congressional candidates stood ...

Give 'Em Hell

John Shore | Posted 07.27.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Without hell, there'd be nothing to save anyone from. Without hell, the sole recommendation of Christianity would be the love of God proved through the atoning sacrifice of Christ on the cross.

Jaweed Kaleem

More Americans Praying For Their Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 07.26.2011 | Religion

Americans, especially women and African-Americans, are increasingly turning to prayer when it comes to health issues, according to a new study publish...

The Catholic Sex Abuse Report: Too Little, Too Late?

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 07.20.2011 | Religion
Rev. Debra Haffner

I found myself alternatively fascinated and infuriated as I read the new 152 page report by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, "Causes and Context of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests."

May 21st: Movies For Doomsday

Posted 07.20.2011 | Entertainment

If the world really is going to end on May 21, there's no reason to not go out entertained. And if you're looking for a preview of what that apocalyps...

Billy Graham Returns Home From Hospital

Posted 07.15.2011 | Religion

Evangelist Billy Graham was released on Sunday from a North Carolina hospital where he had been treated for pneumonia, the hospital said. Graham, 9...

Why Pastors Struggle With Confronting Domestic Violence

John Shore | Posted 07.09.2011 | Religion
John Shore

I hear from a disheartening number of women who write in to relate their stories of pastors who, in one way or another, advised them to stick with their abusive husbands. How could these good, well-intentioned men give advice that's so egregiously wrong?

South Dakota Church-Abuse Chronicles, Part 1: 'I Want Everyone To Know What Happened To Us'

Stephanie Woodard | Posted 08.13.2012 | Religion
Stephanie Woodard

From the late 1800s until the 1970s, the federal government compelled Native parents nationwide to send their children to boarding schools designed to assimilate them.