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Tensions on the 'faith and family left'
One group of liberal voters, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly, feel overwhelmingly that there is a connection between morality and belief in God.
Churches struggle to reach young Americans
Religion columnist Terry Mattingly writes on the challenge of reaching younger Americans who sometimes view religious beliefs as a temporary fix.
Hope and division during the Anglican wars
Religion columnist Terry Mattingly writes of growth in the Anglican Church even as warring factions keep moving further apart.
Clergy, temptation, minors and the law
Youth ministers can be crushed by the demands and temptations of their jobs, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
Sobering words define a priest's short life
A young priest's sermon takes on a special meaning in the days after his violent death, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
The case for beer evangelism
Father William Martin, an Episcopal priest, believes he can make a theological case for the moderate consumption of beer through a simple use of evangelistic math, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
A British rabbi defending America's first freedom
Great Britain's former chief rabbi insists there must be a power higher than the state calling for "moral limits" on government power, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
The quest for safe, generic, ceremonial prayers
A recent Supreme Court decision denies the state the power to determine which prayers are generic or safe enough, writes religion columnist, Terry Mattingly.
Porn again: Denial in conservative pews
Religion columnist Terry Mattingly asks the question, "If pastors cannot face the issue of pornography with their own flocks, then who can?"
Two saints of Vatican II
Pope Francis elevated to sainthood two popes who embodied the work of the Second Vatican Council, writes religion columnist, Terry Mattingly.
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