Under God: Election 2012


Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Hindu American elected to Congress

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii was elected Tuesday, becoming the first Hindu in Congress.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  02:27 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tulsi Gabbard; Mazie Hirono; Hawaii; election 2012; campaign 2012; Hindu; Buddhist

Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Moore: ‘Christians who boycott voting are opting out of civic responsibility and neighbor love’

Russell D. Moore, dean Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, on why some Christians are opting not to vote.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  06:53 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith and politics; Christians; voting; election; 2012 campaign; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 07:55 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Arlington bishop’s pre-election letter

“We must make the best decision we can according to our consciences, properly informed by the Church’s official teaching.”

By Jeannine Hunter  |  07:55 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 election; 2012 campaign; Catholics; presidential election; Bishop Loverde; Catholic bishops

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Tele-townhall featuring Ryan has been rescheduled

Participation is part of the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s efforts to help GOP ticket win the White House.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  12:58 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ralph Reed; Faith and Freedom Coalition; election 2012; campaign 2012

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Archbishop Chaput: ‘We are Catholics before we are Americans’

In new interview, the Philadelphia archbishop urges the faithful to put their faith ahead of politics.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  06:50 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Archbishop Chaput; faith and politics; 2012 election; 2012 campaign; Archbishop Charles J. Chaput; Catholic News Service

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Obama: ‘I believe Governor Romney is a good man. Loves his family, cares about his faith’

During the second presidential debate, President Obama on Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” comment at a fundraiser earlier this year.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:41 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  second presidential debate; election; 2012 campaign; Romney; Obama; 47 percent; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 12:35 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Billy Graham prays with Mitt Romney

One of the most prominent evangelicals embraces the first Mormon presidential nominee.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  12:35 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Graham; Mitt Romney; Montreat; Billy Graham Evangelistic Association; election 2012; campaign 2012

Posted at 11:22 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Biden, Ryan talk abortion, Catholic social teaching in vice-presidential debate

They shared how faith informs their decisions as they expressed differences in the abortion debate.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  11:22 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vice-presidential debate; campaign 2012; election 2012; Ryan; Biden; Centre College; abortion

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 10/08/2012

The importance of this election

Events of this November will truly make a difference in the history of our nation, says Charles Stanley.

By Charles Stanley  |  07:16 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 election; 2012 campaign; Dr. Charles Stanley; In Touch Ministries; values; faith; country; politics

Posted at 07:54 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Romney: ‘We are endowed by our creator with the right to pursue happiness as we choose’

During the first presidential debate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said that the role of government included maintaining religious freedom and caring for the the less fortunate.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  07:54 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 election; 2012 campaign; Romney; presidential debate; Obama; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Obama’s debate performance surprises, disappoints local supporters

Debate offered rare frank momentum during an election season where so much is scripted.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  12:41 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential debate; 2012 election; 2012 campaign; Romney; Obama; Hamil R. Harris;

Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Spirited discussion about economy, impact on small business and families

While the first segments didn’t touch on faith, there were moments that were very telling about each man.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  10:03 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential debate; Jim Lehrer; President Obama; Mitt Romney; Big Bird; PBS; grid; campaign 2012; election 2012

Posted at 08:37 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Waiting for God in first debate

Will the men vying to lead the nation share how faith influences their lives, informs their decisions?

By Jeannine Hunter  |  08:37 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith; religion; presidential debate; Mitt Romney; President Obama; election; campaign; grid; campaign 2012; election 2012

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Survey: Questions linger about President Obama’s faith

Recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion and Public Life indicated that the president’s religious identity remains a problem among voters more than in 2008.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  11:01 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, President Obama, religious identity, Faith 2012 Quote Archives, Quote of the Day, Pew survey

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Romney on Israel and the U.S.: ‘We speak the same language of freedom’

During his overseas tour, while in Israel Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney discusses the country’s relationship with the United States and their role as democratic and moral leaders.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  10:48 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Israel, Jerusalem, overseas tour, President Obama, Election 2012, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives