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  • Franklin Graham apologizes for remarks about Obama

     
    Religion News Service reporter Adelle M. Banks writes about Franklin Graham's apology for questioning President Barack Obama's religious faith: WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelist Franklin Graham apologized Tuesday to President Obama for questioning his Christian...
  • Sorry?

     
    On "Meet the Press" today, Rick Santorum, R-Humanae Vitae, clumsily took issue with the U.S. apology for the burning of Korans in Afghanistan: I don't think the president should apologize for something that was clearly inadvertent....This was a mistake...
  • Separating church and state, Kennedy and Santorum

     
    It's a tribute to John F. Kennedy that his comments about religion during the 1960 presidential campaign make current presidential candidate Rick Santorum want to throw up. Kennedy's Catholicism was an issue for some voters, who evidently feared that...
  • Really, fanatics? A dozen human lives over a book?

     
    KABUL (Reuters) - Twelve people were killed on Friday in the bloodiest day yet in protests that have raged across Afghanistan over the desecration of copies of the Muslim holy book at a NATO military base with riot police and......
  • Gunmen kill 18 on bus in northern Pakistan

     
    Bus attack: Gunmen stopped a bus in northern Pakistan Tuesday, and shot to death 18 passengers, local officials said, in what appeared to be a sectarian strike on the country’s minority Shia community....
  • Second day of protests in Afghanistan over mistaken Koran-burning

     
    Koran burning protest: Anti-American protests flared up for a second day Wednesday over the inadvertent burning of copies of the Koran by U.S. personnel at a military base north of Kabul....
  • Our bad -- No regrets over U.S. apology for Quran burning

     
    When is an apology in order? When you answer “yes” to the following two questions: 1. Did you or those who represent or answer to you do or say something that caused discomfort, or worse, to others? 2. Would you......
  • Koran burning: Can military do more to avoid offending Muslims?

     
    Koran, Afghanistan, U.S., Muslims, Islam: Hundreds of Afghans are throwing stones, burning tires and chanting "Death to America!" after news broke that U.S. personnel inadvertently burned copies of the Koran at a military base north of Kabul. The protests...
  • After alleged Koran burnings, Afghanistan forces to get new training

     
    After the burning of Muslim holy books enraged Afghans and spurred massive protests, military officials in Afghanistan say all forces there will be trained in how to properly handle religious materials....
  • Obama offers condolences for Americans killed in Afghanistan

     
    Afghanistan, United States, Obama, Koran burning: President Obama on Saturday called the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan to express condolences for the loss of American lives in violence tied to anger over the burning of Korans at a U.S....
  • U.S. commander pulls back advisors from Afghan ministries

     
    Koran burning protests: The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan ordered all Western advisors withdrawn from Afghan government ministries Saturday after two American military officers were shot and killed in a heavily secured compound inside the Afghan...