Under God: Democratic National Convention


Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Eagle Scout activist shares family story at Democratic National Convention

Young advocate and author was invited to discuss his family and support for same-sex marriage.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  10:08 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Zach Wahls; lesbian mothers; DNC: Democratic National Convention; Iowan delegate

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Obama: ‘We know that churches and charities can often make more of a difference than a poverty program alone’

President Obama commenting on working together as he accepted the Democratic nomination for president.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  02:58 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democratic National Convention; DNC; President oBama; God talk; nomination speech; Georgetown; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 09/07/2012

On Jerusalem, ‘the president has a personal view’ and ‘the administration has a policy’

An Obama campaign official commenting on why President Obama ordered Democrats to change language in their platform to add a mention of God and Jerusalem.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  02:27 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerusalem; God; President Obama; Democratic National Platform; Democratic National Convention; change language; Georgetown; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/06/2012

What does it mean to offer a prayer?

If prayer means endorsement then God is made small, says Rabbi David Wolpe, who prayed at the DNC Wednesday.

By David Wolpe  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DNClive; Democratic National Convention; Rabbi David Wolpe; Rabbi Wolpe; invocation; benediction

Posted at 10:20 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Metropolitan Nicholas: ‘Grant to all here a deep and abiding respect for the task at hand’

His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit delivered the opening invocation at the DNC.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  10:20 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas; DNClive; Democratic National Convention; benediction; invocation

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Bishop McKenzie speaks at DNC, remembers Barbara Jordan

Religious leader recalls pioneering politician as she addresses the convention on opening night.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  08:10 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DNClive, Vashti McKenzie, Bishop Vashti McKenzie, Democratic National Convention, Julian Castro

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 07/01/2012

Prayer, worship events planned before political conventions in N.C., Fla.

Organizer of event in Charlotte said for too long the faith community has pointed fingers at political leaders instead of taking issues to God.

By Hamil Harris  |  07:18 PM ET, 07/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democratic National Convention, Republican National Convention, prayer