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The Pope’s Turnaround on Sex Abuse May Have a ‘Tsunami Effect’
The Vatican is working through an extraordinary series of events related to child sex abuse. Last month, Pope Francis apologized for “grave errors” in the way the Catholic ...

A Black Bishop Brings a Political Message to the Royal Wedding
Maybe it was the gospel choir singing “Stand by Me.” Perhaps it was the fiery sermon on the power of love. Price Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding on ...

Jerusalem’s Ramadan Is Different This Year
JERUSALEM—It’s holiday season here in the Holy Land. Parts of the Old City are decked out for Ramadan in paper lanterns of yellow, red, and green. On the ...

Celebration in Jerusalem, Bloodshed in Gaza
JERUSALEM—The signs are plastered all over the city, on buses and street lamps and buildings and thoroughfares: Trump Make Israel Great and Trump Is A Friend of Zion. ...

There’s More to Being Jewish Than Fighting Anti-Semitism
A Jewish journalist lives in the big city. He is largely secular and proudly defies religious traditions; he runs easily with his generation’s cohort of elite writers and ...

Trump Creates a Not-So-New Faith Office in the White House
President Trump announced a new White House faith office on Thursday. At a speech in the Rose Garden, he called the initiative “another historic action to promote religious ...

A Cassandra Cry Against Pope Francis
Across every continent, in every country, Catholics “find themselves divided against one another,” writes the New York Times columnist Ross Douthat in his new book, To Change the ...

Netanyahu’s Incredible Flip-Flop on African Migrants
Benjamin Netanyahu made two major announcements on Monday, completely reversing his administration’s policy on the roughly 40,000 African asylum-seekers in Israel—twice. First, the Israeli prime minister declared that ...

Should Pro-Life Clinics Have to Post Information About Abortion?
Abortion is back in the Supreme Court this week. On Tuesday, the justices will hear a case on crisis pregnancy centers, the facilities established by pro-life organizations around ...

How Trump Is Remaking Evangelicalism
This fall, Christian students at Princeton dropped the word “evangelical” from the name of their fellowship. They felt the term is increasingly “confusing, or unknown, or misunderstood,” the ...