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Only at The Washington Times: Julia Duin blogs on religion.

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How Catholics think, act

Father Thomas Reese, a senior fellow at the Woodstock Institute, reminds us of some of the unique variations concerning Catholics in the latest Pew Forum release.

Sleek Sikh

Sandeep Caberwal, a lawyer and entrepreneur, is now known for something different: modeling high-fashion mens clothing while sporting his Sikh turban; possibly the first Sikh in this country to be photographed in a fashion spread

Repenting of torture?

Do Americans need to repent of their country's use of torture? No one is debating whether we're involved in it; everyone knows that we are.

Londonistan, here we come

I usually like to do my own reporting for this blog, but I had to include this post from a British newspaper about two American Christian evangelists who were told they could not witness to their faith in a certain Birmingham, U.K. neighborhood because it's a "Muslim area."

Iceland's Lutherans

Last month's decision by the California Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriage is going to have plenty of repercussions, not the least on churches faced with requests to allow such ceremonies. For the most part, religious groups have decried such court decisions -- at least in the USA. But in Iceland, a direct flight of only a few hours from BWI Airport, things are totally different.

Bad Buddhists

Usually you don't hear a whiff of bad stuff about Buddhists, who number roughly 360 million worldwide.

More on 'Caspian'

Just to note that Box Office Mojo says 55 million (instead of the hoped-for 85 million) viewer...