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The Atlantic has a new article titled “Breaking Faith” which argues that the decline in religious participation, rather than leading to lessening of the “culture wars,” has instead made possible a much more vicious cultural struggle rooted in race and tribal affiliation with little common ground on which to build reconciliation and renewal…(Read More)

Going to church alone

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“I opened the church door. Inside, it was silent. Had I gotten the time wrong… I felt a pang of dismay as I hovered on the threshold, deciding whether to investigate further or just go home. Through the open door, I could smell the distinct fragrance that seems to emanate from every old church: incense…(Read More)

Pope Francis will canonize Junipero Serra on September 23 in Washington, DC. The 18th-century Spanish Franciscan missionary was either a missionary who cared for the natives who converted or a conquerer who forced people to abandon their beliefs and way of life…(Read More)

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