From his widely acclaimed accomplishments, we all can be inspired to a greater participation in and contribution to the world around us. But along with all of that, there are three inspiring features to be found in the more basic information and experiences of this great man's magnanimous life.
Feminists in many disciplines have extensively considered what ectogenesis could mean for women's rights, the structure of the family, class, race and society. What does it mean to sever human "birth" from the human body
The LGBT community must recognize that most of the battles that lie ahead in the fight for equality will be waged over the issue of "religious liberty." It is time for every fair-minded American to recognize the all-out assault on their fellow LGBT citizens, particularly those serving in uniform.
Greater attendance at Mass. The flowering of a Catholic charismatic movement with lay leadership and culturally sensitive worship that also shares the Pentecostal commitment to evangelism. And a revered global leader emerging from its ranks.
Such a decision cannot be accepted and defended even if it was directed at one newspaper or a single person. This decision, which is completely against Islam, a religion of peace and brotherhood, must be reversed and there must be freedom of expression for everyone.
While recent events and crises demand our mourning and reflection on the implications of violence and bloodshed, a recent development in Malaysia also demands our reflection on the implications of ignorance and fear in our world.
President Obama and religious conservatives are rarely on the same side of the culture wars. But a case now headed to the Supreme Court has forced a sliver of consensus between the White House and right-leaning people of faith on -- of all things -- praying in public.
Conservatives are already beginning to chip away at LGBT rights, and they're doing it under the banner of "religious freedom and liberty." This is a tough narrative to beat, and it is tough to argue against because it is so deeply rooted in the American narrative.
Because I recognize the important Constitutional role chaplains play, not only in the lives of service members and their families, but also as key members of a commander's special staff, I oppose the latest proposed "solution."
The first Muslims, following after Muhammad, fought for a world where Islam was allowed, not imposed. The world they won was a world with religious liberty, not a world with one faith was forced on everyone else.
In it's desperate clawing for political power, Quebec's separatist party -- the Parti Quebecois -- has turned to toying with its citizens' fundamental rights and freedoms with the hope that it will polarize the electorate ... in the party's favour.