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  • Beyond powerlessness over anti-Christian persecution

    Though it seems almost perverse to seek a silver lining in the rise of ISIS, nevertheless there actually is one. It has at least put an end to a longstanding climate of denial that violent anti-Christian persecution around the world is a genuine, and mounting, human rights menace. The point

  • Catholics, Shi’ites join forces in condemning Islamic terrorism

    ROME — A summit in Rome between Shi’ite Muslim and Catholic leaders on Tuesday produced a strong condemnation of terrorist acts by radical Islamic groups such as Boko Haram in Nigeria and ISIS in Iraq and Syria. “Religious leaders who legitimize violence are neither religious, nor are they being leaders,”

  • Why a ‘Peace Pope’ may (reluctantly) back force against ISIS

    After 20 years on the lecture circuit I thought I’d heard it all, but last Saturday proved I can still be surprised when an audience member rose to angrily accuse me of channeling Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney. The occasion was the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, where, among other


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