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Obama, the pope and the ecumenical patriarch

Although we may never know exactly what was said Friday behind closed doors between Obama and Pope Benedict XVI, we know exactly what went on when the president met with the head of the Orthodox world in April.

Anglicans in Texas

Observations after the first day of covering the constitutional convention of the new Anglican province 

Kmiec vs. George - Catholics debate abortion

    Two Catholic lawyers went head to head Thursday night on whether the Obama Administration has any common ground with the pro-life movement came down on opposing sides on the goals of the new American president.    In an invitation-only forum at the National Press Club attended by more than 200 people, Doug W. Kmiec, a professor of constitutional law at Pepperdine University law school, held fast to his assertion that the Obama administration is serious about reducing abortions.

Hawaii to observe 'Islam Day'

We learn that Hawaii now has an Islam Day and that one of the country's top religion-covering newspapers has pretty much eviscerated the beat.

Notre Dame redux

The latest on the nearly three dozen bishops and others who've spoken out against President Obama's invitation to speak May 17 at the University of Notre Dame.