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Mennonite College Follows First Playing of National Anthem with St. Francis' Peace Prayer

From the beginning, I opposed Goshen's landmark decision to play the national anthem before selec
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Why We're Talking About Glenn Beck and Social Justice

Jim Wallis is on vacation this week, but before leaving he wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post
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A Palm Sunday Procession to Jerusalem Ends in Arrests -- Including the Donkey

Protesters crossed the main gate in the separation wall between Bethlehem and Jerusalem on Palm Sunday 2010.
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The Sin of Usury

Recently, on the Call & Response blog,
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The Cross, Easter, and the 'They' Narrative

The other has been a philosophical idea with a rich history.
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Attempting to Understand Clergy Sexual Abuse

The sex abuse scandals plaguing the Catholic Church simply will not go away. Even the Pope himself is not immune.
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Video: More Than 200,000 Rally for Immigration Reform on the National Mall

A week has passed since more than 200,000 supporters of immigration reform rallied on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for March FOR America: Change Takes Courage and Faith.
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A New START Toward Nuclear Disarmament

When word came down last Friday that the U.S. and Russia would sign a new strategic arms reduction treaty (START), Ana Marie Cox posted this message to her 1.5 million twitter followers:
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