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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.
With Pope Francis, the medium is the message
Popular media whould have you believe that Pope Francis is preaching a new message. Religion columnist Terry Mattingly suggests it may be the media that sees things differently.
Easter with doubters and the 'nones'
Should more pastors ask this blunt question: "Do you really believe Jesus was raised from the dead?" wonders religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
A monastery in the Hebrides, after 1,000 years
Before Father Seraphim Aldea can build a monastery on Scotland's Mull Island, he needs to have a working septic system, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
World Vision wars 2014, and the future
It's getting harder to work with broad coalitions when culture wars keep rocking churches, writes religion columnist, Terry Mattingly.
Death of an orthodox missionary -- in America
Metropolitan Philip, leader of the Antiochian Orthodox Christians in North America, was a fierce advocate of Orthodox unity in the U.S., writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
Praying for better journalism at the New York Times
Bringing fair, informed religious viewpoints into the New York Times newsroom environment can be a challenge, writes religion columnist Terry Mattingly.
Yet another online rant about Lent
Small sacrifices add up, and they can help believers focus on bigger questions says a former nun, writes religion columnist, Terry Mattingly.
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