A young Christian girl accused of desecrating the Quran was freed Saturday, the AP reports, as human rights protests surge and evidence mounts that the girl was set up by, of all things, an Islamic cleric.
Supporters of imprisoned Iranian Christian Youcef Nadarkhani celebrated Saturday as news reports surfaced that the pastor, too, had been released from prison, where he had been awaiting execution.
Mitt Romney has revamped his stump speech, Politico reports, centering it around the Pledge of Allegiance and slamming Dems for temporarily taking references to God out of their national party platform.
Romney said he would never take "God" out of the pledge, or U.S. currency, or "my heart" - to which White House Press Sec Jay Carney answered, "The president believes as much that God should be taken off a coin as he does that aliens will attack Florida."
Romney opened up just a tidge about his Mormon faith in Sunday's "Meet the Press" interview. Notably, he placed Mormonism within the "Judeo-Christian ethic."
Democrats and Republicans are battling for the crucial Catholic nun vote, the Detroit Free Press reports.
The Family Research Council and American Family Association held a web simulcast Sunday designed to register 1 million Christian voters.
A Democratic Party chair in Palm Beach resigned after saying that fundamentalists Christians "want Jews to die and convert so they can bring on the second coming of their Lord."
The NYT's Sam Freedman says Sept. 17 should be noted as well. It's when former President George W. Bush viited a Washington mosque just six days after the attack.
Pope Benedict XVI said he would travel to the Middle East later this week “under the sign of peace.“
Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said leading the Church of England and the 80 million-member global Anglican Communion was too difficult for one person and should be divided in the future.
Our own David Gibson examines the future of convicted Catholic Bishop Robert Finn.
A conservative Catholic writers says it's "impossible to overstate the influence of Catholicism" on Jack Kerouac. Maybeso, but the man was undoubtedly a Dharma bum.
David Van Biema compares the spiritual anguish revealed in Mother Teresa's letters with the Psalms of Complaint.
DC Comics introduced a new Muslim superhero.
Gabriel Vahanian, one of the theologians behind the widely misunderstood "God is dead" movement, died.
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