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Is America losing its civil religion?
January 22, 2021
A number of factors contributed to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, but perhaps none were more salient or telling of the time in which we live than the overt religious nationalism on display that day, from nuns in traditional, pre-Vatican II habits to one man dressed as someone from the Book of Mormon.
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Rapid relief grants aid Arizona's vulnerable populations
July 24, 2020
In Arizona, some of the communities hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic have been the same communities whose plight often goes unnoticed — refugees, asylum-seekers, DACA recipients, mixed-status migrants and Native American tribes.
Biden's inaugural address bolsters civil religion
January 21, 2021
Biden's inaugural address acknowledged the many challenges our country faces while also appealing to our nation's values: our collective responsibility to come together to solve problems and preserve American democracy.