| Jun 30, 2013
I want to put religious leaders on a higher plane than politicians. I really do.
But I'm having trouble this week.
We expect intolerance from public officials, particularly those trying to appeal to their base, particularly when the base is the tea...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:38 PM
A resident of Palm Beach for more than 30 years, Gail Coniglio was elected mayor of the Town of Palm Beach in 2011 after previously serving two terms as councilwoman. She was re-elected to a second term during this month’s Town Caucus. Mayor...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Rollins College recently booted Intervarsity Christian Fellowship off campus. ICF is a 136 year old ministry founded by students at Cambridge, England, known more for its laborious lectures and academic publications than any sense of extremism or cultic...
| Jun 4, 2013
If there was a moment when the United States could have intervened in Syria, it looks like that moment has passed.
Shiite militants, including Hezbollah — partly at the behest of their paymasters in Iran — are racing to the defense of Bashar...
| Mar 27, 2013
With the issue of same-sex marriage argued before the Supreme Court and raging elsewhere in America, a question:
Is it possible to be a traditional Christian or Muslim or Orthodox Jew — and hold to one's faith on what constitutes marriage —...
| Apr 7, 2013
French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran has given many lectures, speeches and homilies during his years of Vatican diplomatic service. But most of the world knows him for the two words he declared on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica on March 13: "Habemus...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:10 PM
If the Florida Atlantic University Jesus-"stomping" instructor was trying to make a point about religious tolerance, then point taken.
Too bad so many people, including our governor, are missing the point.
You and I may not like the classroom exercise...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
I recently had the honor of speaking to the Fellowship of Christians and Jews in Palm Beach, Fla. Fr. Tom Hartman, my former partner on this column, and I spoke before this wonderful organization some years ago when Tommy was well. I lift up their work...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama begins his second term straining to maintain a good relationship with Egypt, an important U.S. ally whose president is a conservative Islamist walking a fine line between acting as a moderate peace broker and...
| Jun 5, 2013
Some believe the solution to neighborhood violence is increased police presence and arrests. For others, it's teaching parents how to raise respectful children. And then there is a small cadre of idealists who believe all it takes is art.
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"You people will never be safe. Remove your governments, they don't care about you." — Michael Adebolajo, one of two men arrested in the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby.
Here we go again. Brazen and brutal attacks against British and French...