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Killing Bin Laden: Examining the Ethics of the Operation

In the week after the killing of Osama bin Laden, President Barack Obama laid a wreath at Ground Zero and expressed his hope that bin Laden’s death would bring a... read more >

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Building Hope by Rescuing Homes

About 250,000 homes are destroyed every year in the United States. By rescuing houses scheduled for demolition, former marketing and advertising CEO Nancy Murray and her nonprofit group are creating... read more >

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When Force is a Moral Necessity: The Failure in Rwanda and the Challenge of Libya

In his book Shake Hands With the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda, retired Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire, who headed the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Rwanda in 1993-94, recounted... read more >

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Reassessing the Libyan Intervention

The White House is under increasing congressional pressure to explain why the U.S. became involved in Libya and why we should continue to intervene. Gerard Powers, director of Catholic Peacebuilding... read more >

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Tibetan Buddhists and Native Americans Find Common Ground in Montana

Tibetan lama Tulku Sang-Ngag Rinpoche has placed a 24-foot-tall Buddhist statue of Yum Chenmo, the Great Mother of Wisdom and Compassion, on a Montana Native American reservation as part of... read more >

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Resources for Outreach and Community Ministry

In light of the increasing body of research showing that congregations must reach into their communities to have vibrant futures, the Indianapolis Center for Congregations invited Eric Swanson to discuss... read more >

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Muslims Combating Extremism

U.S. Muslims are engaged in an effort to combat extremism within their own communities, especially among their young people. In a 2010 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly video report, reporter Kim... read more >

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Retrospective on the Contribution of Jews to American History and Culture

The National Museum of American Jewish History, located across the mall from the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, has as its primary theme the freedom of the Jewish community in the... read more >

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Perspectives on Immigration Reform

On May 12, 2011, President Barack Obama spoke at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast and called immigration reform a “moral imperative.” His perspective was echoed by the Rev. Luis Cortes... read more >

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Arlington Memorial for Jewish Rabbis Approved

Correcting a historical oversight, Congress recently approved the establishment of a war memorial at Arlington Cemetery for Jewish rabbis killed on the battlefield. Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly interviewed advocates for... read more >

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Watchfulness, Vision and The Future

It's a good word for the church. In his instructions to the church at Colossae, Paul asks his readers to be watchful....

Poll Out on Prayers of the Non-Religious

For many non-believers, it is an instinctive response to a crisis: “Please, God.” So perhaps it should not be...

Sermons for President's Day from Indiana University

War of 1812 in the collections of the Lilly Library at Indiana University:   Before the War, The War - 1812...

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