Under God: faith 2012


Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Staver: ‘Congress exceeded its power by forcing every employer to provide federally mandated insurance’

Mathew Staver, Liberty Counsel lawyer, on the motivation behind Liberty University’s lawsuit against the Obama administration’s health-care law.

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Tags:  Faith 2012 Quote Archives; Georgetown; Mathew Staver; Liberty Counsel; Liberty University; health-care reform; health-care law; Obama administration; President Obama

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Schneck: ‘There remains a chance to hammer out the needed exemption for all religious institutions’

Stephen Schneck, co-chair of Catholics for Obama, on the post-election relations between the Catholic bishops and the Obama administration.

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Tags:  Faith 2012 Quote Archives; Georgetown; Stephen Schneck; President Obama; Catholics; Catholic; Roman Catholic Church; Catholics for Obama; Catholic bishops; U.S. bishops; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Boteach: ‘I care about the Republican Party because of its strong emphasis on the dignity’

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach on the lessons Republicans can learn from Judaism following the election.

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Tags:  Faith 2012 Quote Archives; Georgetown; Rabbi Shmuley Boteach; Republicans; GOP; Judaism; Jewish; Jewish voters; Jewish electorate; Republican Party

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Survey: ‘Obama’s religious coalition resembles the religious composition of younger voters’

Public Religion Research Institute’s post-election American Values Survey on the religious composition of each party’s voters.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:35 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election; presidential election; Obama; President Obama; PRRI; religion survey; religious diversity; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Faucheux: ‘Born-again Christians will vote for a Mormon’

Ron Faucheux, president of Clarus Research Group, on statistical analysis of born-again Christians in the presidential election.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:25 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Romney; Mormons; presidential election; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; born-again Christians; evanglicals; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 11/16/2012

Ben-Ami: ‘When it comes to Israel, Jewish Americans are notably moderate in their views’

Jeremy Ben-Ami, president of J-Street, an Israel policy group, on the Jewish vote in 2012.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:15 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Judaism; Jewish voters; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; election; faith and politics; J Street; J-Street; Jeremy Ben--Ami; Israel

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Stetzer: Christians ‘may be on the losing side of the culture war’

Ed Stetzer, vice president of research and ministry development for LifeWay Christian Resources, on the election results and the future of Christians in politics.

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Tags:  Ed Stetzer; SBC; Southern Baptist Convention; LifeWay Research; politics; faith; election; evangelicals; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Obama: ‘Together, with your help and God’s grace we will continue our journey forward’

President Obama on God’s grace and blessing during his reelection victory speech in Chicago.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  01:23 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politics; faith; President Barack Obama; reelection; President Obama; presidential election; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Ryan on reelecting Obama: It would compromise Judeo-Christian values

Republican presidential candidate Paul Ryan on what second term for President Obama would mean in a speech Delivered to the Faith and Freedom Coalition.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  01:15 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politics; faith; Faith and Freedom Coalition; Paul Ryan; President Obama; presidential election; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Romney and Obama’s quintessentially American religious upbringing

Miles S. Mullin II, scholar at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary J. Dalton Havard School for Theological Studies, on the religious backgrounds of both presidential candidates.

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Tags:  Quote of the; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; faith and politics; Mormonism; LDS Church; Romney; Mitt Romney; Obama; President Obama; Protestantism; Protestant

Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Muslim voter: Romney would be ‘perceived as worse for Muslims’

Ahmed Vanya, engineer and Muslim Voter from California, on why the Republican presidential nominee will have trouble getting support from Muslims.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  06:59 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; Muslims; Muslim voters; faith and politics; Romney; Obama

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 05:54 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Obama: We do have to make sure that we’re protecting religious minorities and women’

During final presidential debate, President Obama emphasized need to protect religious minorities and woen as he commented about meeting the challenges of the Middle East.

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Tags:  Faith 2012 Quote Archives; politics; faith and politics; Quote of the Day; Middle East; presidential debate

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Atheist-sponsored billboard: ‘Shame on Mormonism’

A billboard on wheels about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints posted by American Atheists in Florida

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Tags:  Mormons; Mormonism; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; LDS Church; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Dolan: ‘Mr. President and Governor Romney, do you know what the Holy Father asked me to tell the two of you?’

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Catholic archbishop of New York, joking with President Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney at the 67th annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation dinner.

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Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Scholar: Obama’s strategy is to ‘lay low of the religion stuff’

Jacques Berlinerblau, director of the Jewish Civilization Program at Georgetown University, on President Obama’s religious strategy in the election.

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Tags:  Jacques Berlinerblau; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; lay low of the religion stuff; Obama; Romney; second presidential debate; 2012 campaign; 2012 election

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 04:28 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Colo. bishop to Biden: No Communion

Catholic Bishop Michael Sheridan of the Colorado Springs Diocese on why Biden should refrain from taking Holy Communion, in the wake of statements about abortion he made during the vice-presidential debate against Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  04:28 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vice-presidential debate; faith and politics; religion; Catholicism; Roman Catholic Church; Joe Biden; Paul Ryan; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Ryan: ‘I don’t see how a person can separate their public life from their private life or from their faith’

Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), speaking during a debate with Vice President Joe Biden, on his opposition to abortion.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  06:34 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith and politics; vice-presidential debate; Biden; Ryan; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Biden: ‘My religion defines who I am’

Vice President Joe Biden, speaking during a debate with Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), on how his faith affects his position on different issues including abortion.

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Tags:  faith and politics; vice-presidential debate; Biden; Ryan; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Green: ‘Joe Biden might not be the perfect liberal Catholic, but boy, he comes pretty close’

John Green, director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, on the Catholic divide in the 2012 vice-presidential debate.

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Tags:  Catholic; 2012 election; politics; 2012 campaign; Biden; Roman Catholic Church; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Unaffiliated vote may become ‘as important to the Democrats as the traditionally religious are to the Republican Party’

John Green, director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron, on recent surveys suggesting that one in five Americans have no religious affiliation.

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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 05:08 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Wallach: ‘Jewish humor is inherently never mean or vindictive’

Ari Wallach, co-founder of the Jewish Council for Education and Research, on the pro-Obama videos sponsored by his Super PAC. One expletive-ridden ad features actor Samuel Jackson

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:08 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 Election; Barack Obama; President Obama; Judaism; Mitt Romney; Politics; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Prince: ‘His arrogant and out-of-hand dismissal of half the population of this country struck me at a visceral level’

Mormon historian Gregory A. Prince on Romney is not the face of Mormonism in a blog post later cited by Nevada Sen. Harry Reid

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  04:22 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney; eelction 2012; Mormonism; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; LDS Church; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Madonna: ‘I don’t care what religion Obama is, nor should anyone else in America’

Pop star on comments she made about President Obama during a concert in Washington, D.C.

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Tags:  Madonna; President Obama; White House; black Muslim; being ironic on stage; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Obama: ‘The United States has a profound respect for people of all faiths’

In his prerecorded weekly address, President Obama comments on balancing religious freedom with condemnation of violence in the Muslim world.

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Tags:  religious freedom; respect for people of all faiths; President Obama; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Romney: ‘Economic freedom is the only force that has consistently succeeded in creating sustained prosperity’

In an editorial, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney promotes economic freedom in America

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Tags:  Mitt Romney; Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; economic freedom

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Perry: An untruth ‘is that people of faith should not be involved in the public arena’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on need for “Christian warriors” to stand up to President Obama and his “cronies in Washington.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:55 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Romney on Palestinian-Israeli conflict: ‘This is going to remain an unsolved problem’

Statements Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said at a May fundraiser about the prospective of establishing peace between Palestinians and Israelis.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:30 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Palestinian-Israeli conflict; peace process; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; Georgetown

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Waxman: ‘I think there are some Jewish voters that are voting Republican’

California congressman on Jewish voters leaning towards Romney.

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Tags:  Benjamin Netanyahu; President Obama; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; voting Republican; politics

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Ryan: ‘American foreign policy needs moral clarity and firmness of purpose’

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan on keeping the peace in a speech prepared for the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  12:51 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paul Ryan; Values Voter Summit; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Romney: ‘It’s never too early for the United States government to condemn attacks on Americans and to defend our values’

Romney critiquing President Obma and the U.S. Embassy in Cairo for statements he characterized as being sympathetic to protesters.

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Tags:  Libya and Cairo embassy attacks; protests in the Middle East; Mitt Romney; President Obama; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Obama: ‘There is absolutely no justification for this type of senseless violence’

Appearing at the White House with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, President Obama responded to the violent protests in Libya and Egypt.

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Tags:  protest in the Middle East; Prophet Muhammad; President Obama; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Mormon official on church stance in politics: ‘We do not direct them on how to vote’

The church reiterated its position in the wake of an e-mail suggesting Mormons in Nevada to register the faithful, a message that was linked to a Romney supporter.

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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.

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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.

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Tags:  Jerusalem; God; President Obama; Democratic National Platform; Democratic National Convention; change language; Georgetown; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Marriott: Mormons are ‘coming out of obscurity’

Speaking to a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints congregation Sunday in New Hampshire, longtime friend J.W. “Bill” Marriott credited Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney for helping more people understand the faith.

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Tags:  J.W. "Bill Marriott; DNClive; Mitt Romney; Ann Romney; Mormon church; Mormonism; Ann Romney; Republican presidential candidate; Republican presidential nominee; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Romney: ‘My friends cared more about what sports teams we followed than what church we went to’

During his convention acceptance speech Thursday night, Republican presidentianl nominee Mitt Romney discusses growing up as a Mormon in Michigan.

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Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Ryan: ‘Each one of us was made for a reason’

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan discussing religion at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night.

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Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Ann Romney: ‘I’ve seen him spend countless hours helping others’

Speaking at the Republican National Convention, Romney talks about her husband’s faith and values.

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Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Keller on Romney: Voters ’want to be convinced that he gets them’

New York Times writer Bill Keller on judging the Republican candidate’s character and moral compass.

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Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Dolan’s RNC participation gives appearance of ‘baptizing the Republican nominee’

John Gehring, Faith in Public Life’s senior writer and Catholic outreach coordinator, commenting on the church’s involvement in politics.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  06:06 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Republican National Convention, Roman Catholic Church, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Romney: ‘A political leader’s faith can tell us a great deal or nothing’

In an interview with a magazine published by the Washington National Cathedral, former Mass. governor Mitt Romney explains the role of faith in the life of a politician.

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Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Obama: ‘My faith helps me to keep my eyes on the prize’

In an interview with a magazine published by the Washington National Cathedral, President Obama explains the role faith plays in his life.

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Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Bishop: Ryan is ‘aware of Catholic social teaching’

Bishop Robert Morlino of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Madison, Wis., on the Catholic formation of Republican vice presiedntial candidate Paul Ryan.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  12:28 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/22/2012

In debates, Romney won’t be able to avoid addressing Mormonism

Boston University religion professor Stephen Prothero on why Mitt Romney will have to tak about his faith during the presidential debates.

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Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Santorum: Obama is ‘imposing his will’ on America

The former Republcian presidential candidate suggests Romney and Ryan better share values of Catholics and other conservatives than President Obama.

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Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Paul Ryan’s brother: ‘Our father always had us at church on time’

Congressman’s brother commenting on the Catholic roots of his brother’s beliefs.

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Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 08/15/2012

‘The old lines between Catholics and Protestants ... have been replaced’

Senior fellow with the Brookings Institution says Romney-Ryan presidential ticket is an example of America’s new religious/political divisions.

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Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Who needs a Protestant president?

Romney’s evangelical political advisor says the lack of protestant presidential candidates doesn't matter to evangelicals.

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Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 08/13/2012

No place for religion in politics

President of American Athiests explains his group’s new ad campaign calling for a separation of church and state.

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Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 08/10/2012

In new ad, Romney challenges President Obama’s values

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney claims in new political ad that President Obama is waging war on religion.

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Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 08/10/2012

Hichborn: ‘Unthinkable for a Catholic charity’ to invite Obama

Michael Hichborn of the American Life League said about the implications of inviting President Obama to New York archdiocese’s Al Smith Dinner.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  06:24 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Mormons rallying brethren around Romney

“Choose the Right” is a new initiative named after a widely-known Mormon slogan that’s akin to the “What would Jesus do?”saying.

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Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Romney: ‘Our hearts are with the victims’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on praying for healing for Sikhs killed in a shooting Sunday at their gurdwara in oak Creek, Wis.

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Tags:  Sikh temple shooting, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, Mitt Romney, Faith 2012 Quote Archives, Quote of the Day

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Obama: ‘Our country has been enriched by Sikhs’

Obama on reaching out to those affected by a deadly shooting at a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wis.

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Tags:  Sikh temple shooting, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, Wade Michael Page, Faith 2012 Quote Archives, Quote of the Day

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Leader of black clergy group: Obama is ‘pandering to the homosexual community’

The Rev. William Owens, founder and president of the Coalition of African-American Pastors, announced a new campaign against President Obama due to the his stance of same-sex marriage.

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Tags:  President Obama, same-sex marriage, gay marriage, Coalition of African-American Pastors, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives

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.

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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.

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Tags:  Mitt Romney, Israel, Jerusalem, overseas tour, President Obama, Election 2012, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 08:44 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Catholic business owner: HHS mandate violates our fundamental principles

William Newland‘s Colorado company won an injunction to stop the contraception mandate.

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Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Emergency motion filed to block HHS mandate

Erin Mersino, lead counsel in Health and Human Services contraception mandate Lawsuit, cites “imminent danger” when filing an emergency motion to halt its implementation.

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Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Survey: Voters more interested in Romney’s taxes than his faith

Released Tuesday, Pew survey finds voters want more information about the Republcian presidential candidate’s taxes more so than his religion.

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Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 07/24/2012

On Aurora, Romney prays ‘the comforter might bring peace to their souls’

Republican presidentialc andidate Mitt Romney comments on how God can offer comfort during difficult times as discusses the anguish of the Colorado community grieving after a mass shooting

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Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Obama: ‘I hope all of you will keep the people of Aurora in your hearts and minds’

President Obama mentions the importance of relationships and how the Lord can bring healing to Aurora , Colo., where 70 people were shot early Friday.

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Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Cantor: ‘I don’t think we’re monolithic beings’

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor believes Americans need to appreciate diverse viewpoints about issues like gay marriage.

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Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 07/19/2012

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack: I pray for rain every day

“I get on my knees every day and I’m saying an extra prayer right now,” Vilsack said. Broiling heat has exacerbated the Midwest’s worst drought in decades.

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Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Congresswoman touts Obama as the best options for Jewish Americans

Debbie Wasserman Schultz said similar ideals make “the Democratic party the natural home of the American Jewish community.”

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Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Campaign 2012 and the role of moral issues

The Rev. Chuck Currie calls on people of faith to thoughtfully consider which candidates have the most moral policy stances.

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Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Mitt Romney, quoting Dr. King: ‘Without dependence on God’ effective social change isn’t possible

Mitt Romney addressed members of the NAACP at their annual convention in Houston.

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Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Mitt Romney: Strong traditional family structure will solve economic inequalities

The Republican presidential candidate speaks to members of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization at their annual convention.

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Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 07/10/2012

‘Obama or a Mormon’ is the choice some voters whose beliefs got them ‘between a rock and a hard place,’ says Spike Lee

Award-winning director Spike Lee on why Romney’s religion will play a major role in a closely contested presidential election. His comments were featured in an interview with New York magazine

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Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Boehner: Relatives and ‘fellow Mormons’ most likely to be Romney supporters

The House Speaker John Boehner on how Repulican presidential candidate economic policies will prompt people to vote for him.

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Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 07/06/2012

AME bishops condemns actions taken against Holder

Gathered at their annual conference, the leaders compare House vote to l censure to tactics used against blacks used during period after the Civil War.

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Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Chaput: Freedom ‘fears neither the state, nor death itself’

Archbishop Charles Chaput said Wednesday during the closing homily for the a two-week long religious liberty campaign called Fortnight for Freedom.

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Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 07/03/2012

First lady urges civic engagement among AME Church members

Michelle Obama said told members of the historic denomination that “engaged citizen should once again be a daily part of our lives.”

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Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Obama: ‘When natural disasters like this hit, American comes together’

President Obama talks to volunteers and firefighters in Colorado on Friday, thanking them for battling some of the worst fires in the region in decades.

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Posted at 08:40 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Becket Fund: Religious liberty lawsuits will continue

Under an HHS mandate, employers would offer a variety of preventative services including no-cost contraception coverage.

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Posted at 08:41 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Catholic bishops renew call to repair law

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issues a response to the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.

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Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 06/25/2012

Anti-Mormon sentiment persists in campaign

“Eighteen percent of Americans say they would not vote for a well-qualified presidential candidate who happens to be a Mormon.”

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Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Archbishop Chaput: ‘The worst enemies of religious freedom’ are inside the church

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “The worst enemies are in here, with us–all of us, clergy, religious, and lay–when we live our faith with tepidness, routine, and hypocrisy.”

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Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 06/13/2012

Gallup: Obama’s support among Jewish voters slides

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Obama “is running 10 points lower among Jewish registered voters than in 2008.”

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Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 06/06/2012

Scott Walker after win: I want to thank God for his abundant grace

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I want to thank you for your prayers.”

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Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Mitt Romney: I believe in Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy Ghost

QUOTE OF THE DAY: The Mormon presidential candidate talked about the New Testament and his religious convictions in a Fox News interview.

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Posted at 08:39 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Romney: Obama’s economic approach ’immoral’

Quote of the day: “I think it’s not just bad economics, I think it’s immoral for us to pass on those burdens [of high deficits] to our kids.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  08:39 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 05/29/2012

‘More politics than faith’ in bishops’ religious freedom campaign?

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Many Catholics believe that the bishops’ religious freedom campaign and the timing of the recent lawsuits have more to do with politics than faith.“

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Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 05/25/2012

Bishop: HHS mandate lawsuit can be viewed as a women’s issue

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I am concerned that in addressing the H.H.S. mandate...it not be perceived as a woman’s issue.”

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Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Herman Cain: Rev. Wright fair game

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I think it is fair if someone wants to highlight the Reverend Jeremiah Wright and his relationship with Barack Obama because, quite frankly, it wasn’t highlighted enough in 2008.”

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Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Republican strategist: Use Jeremiah Wright ties against Obama

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Will Obama’s former spiritual advisor make a comeback in the 2012 election?

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Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Mitt Romney: Mormons, evangelicals share ‘moral convictions’

QUOTE OF THE DAY: The former governor made a pitch to evangelical voters at Liberty University on Saturday.

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Posted at 08:22 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Joe Biden: ‘Absolutely comfortable’ with gay marriage

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Catholic VP Joe Biden, on Sunday’s “Meet the Press”, speaking in support of same-sex marriage.

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Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Gallup: Very religious voters back Romney

Poll finds that Romney does better than Obama among Protestants.

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Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 04/25/2012

Joel Osteen on Mitt Romney: Mormons are ‘brothers in Christ’

QUOTE OF THE DAY: The megapreacher talks to CNN about the ongoing debate over whether Mormons are considered ‘Christians.’

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Posted at 08:40 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Obama: ‘Never again’ a challenge to defend Israel

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Obama spoke at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

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Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Romney: My grandparents were not polygamists

QUOTE OF THE DAY: The GOP presidential candidate responded to comments by Gov. Schweitzer on Romney’s family history with polygamy.

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Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Gov. Schweitzer: Romney family polygamy could have campaign impact

The Montana governor commented on how polygamy, once practiced by Romney’s ancestors, could play out with women voters.

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Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Romney spokeswoman: Voters want ‘shared values’

“In Mitt Romney they have a candidate who believes in faith, patriotism, hard work, and sacrifice.”

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Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Pastor: Ron Paul most 'God-fearing’ candidate left

Pastor Steven Andrew of USA Christian Ministries encourages voters to support Christian candidates like Ron Paul.

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Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Rick Warren: I do not believe in ‘separation of faith and politics’

“We’re saying that only those with religious world views aren’t welcome at the table?” asked Warren.

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Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Obama: Christ triumphed over doubt

The president spoke at a White House event of overcoming doubts in light of “experiences that shake our faith.”

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Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Obama: ‘Soulssearching’ needed after Trayvon Martin’s death

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Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Gingrich: Trayvon Martin among many young Americans killed

“Every single American of every background is endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights: the pursuit of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”

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Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Newt Gingrich: I accept that President Obama is a Christian

The former Speaker of the House, responding to criticism for not correcting a voter’s opinion that Obama is a Muslim.

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Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 03/22/2012

Rick Santorum talks finding God in the Senate

“It was a great blessing to me. It changed my life. I feel very grateful that God blessed me with those people in my life that led me on that journey.”

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Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Rick Santorum: I do well ‘among people who take their faith seriously’

The former senator addresses questions about why his fellow Catholics have not embraced his candidacy.

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Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Pastor introducing Rick Santorum: America a Christian nation

“If you don’t love America and you don’t like the way we do things, I’ve got one thing to say -- Get out! . . . We don’t worship Mohammed. We don’t worship Allah. We worship God. We worship God’s son Jesus Christ.”

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Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 03/16/2012

Obama: My ‘social gospel’ work dispels ‘war on religion’

The president expressed puzzlement at claims that he is fighting a ‘war on religion.’

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Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Romney campaign: Only ‘act of God’ can stop nomination

Romney official spoke to reporters about the likelihood of someone other than the former Massachusetts governor getting the GOP’s nomination for president.

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Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 03/07/2012

Obama at AIPAC: U.S., Israel share ‘human values’

The president said that Israelis and Americans share “a belief that freedom is a right that is given to all of God’s children.”

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Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Rick Santorum: GOP more than ‘party of tax cuts’

The former Pennsylvania senator on March 5th, repeated his campaign theme that moral values are also economic values.

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Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 03/05/2012

Rick Santorum: Obama imposing his values on ‘people of faith’

The former Pennsylvania senator on the HHS birth control controversy.

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Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 03/02/2012

Ron Paul: I’m ‘pro-life, pro-right to work’

The Texas congressman, in a recent campaign ad, attacked Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and Newt Gingrich.

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Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Rick Santorum: I would take back church, state ‘throw up’ quip

Sen, Santorum, on what he had said about Kennedy’s Houston Speech making him want to “throw up.”

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Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Newt Gingrich: JFK correct on church and state

Gingrich responded to Rick Santorum’s claim that Kennedy’s speech about absolute separation of church and state “made him sick.”

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Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Rick Santorum: Secular government ‘makes me throw up’

The former senator defended remarks made in October against President Kennedy’s Houston speech on the president’s Catholic identity and public policy.

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Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Rick Santorum: Broken families ‘bigger problem’ than economy

“[W]e hear this all the time: Cut spending, limit the government, everything will be fine. No, everything’s not going to be fine,” Santorum said.

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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Santorum: I’m ‘not going to question’ Obama’s faith

The GOP presidential candidate previously called the President Obama’s worldview “phony theology.”

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Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Santorum: ‘Contraception should be available’

“I object to [it] when the federal government says that religious organizations who feel the way the Catholic Church feels should be required to provide it.”

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Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Ron Paul: Birth control debate over whether government can force people to ‘violate their moral codes’

“The benefits or drawbacks of birth control are not the issue,” the Texas Republican and presidential candidate wrote Wednesday.

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Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Elie Wiesel: Mormon baptism of Holocaust victims ‘scandalous’

A Mormon church member recently posthumously baptized the parents of Simon Wiesenthal, the late Holocaust survivor and Nazi-hunter.

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Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Rick Santorum: I was called a ‘theocrat’ for being pro-life

The Faith 2012 Quote of the day is from Rick Santorum,on the criticism he faced in Congress for standing up for his socially conservative beliefs.

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