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Who's the Enemy?  The Catholic Church.  Chicago Cardinal Francis George is unhappy that the gay pride parade will pass a local parish on the final Sunday in June--and that the Catholic leadership was not consulted about the new parade route.  Today on Fox Chicago News the Cardinal compared gay "rhetoric" to that of the...

Shifting Politics in the World’s Newest Nation

By Alex Thurston South Sudan, though less than six months old as an independent nation, already faces challenges to its political and cultural unity: rebels abound, opposition groups denounce the ruling party, and ethnic tensions simmer. Christianity has provided a powerful platform for political mobilization in the region’s past, and churches continue to represent the strongest...