A. James Rudin is an author at Religion News Service.
55 years ago, a cardinal’s ‘special reverence’ for the Jews redeemed ‘Nostra Aetate’
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After 75 years, a question about race haunts Truman’s calculation on Hiroshima
(RNS) — Much of the world focused on President Harry Truman’s explanation for using the bomb 75 years ago, but the Japanese I met had a different question.
In the sacred stillness of Arlington National Cemetery
(RNS) — A visitors to the cemetery recognizes the enormous price in military dead America has paid, and continues to pay, for our freedom.