Under God: politics


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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  01:40 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  07:06 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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 03:51 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Catholics for Choice releases voter guide film

Film intends to show that Catholic teaching on issues isn’t as clear cut as bishops have made it out to be.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Catholcis for Choice; Catholic bishops; Roman Catholic Church; politics; two Catholic candidates

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 10/27/2012

Farrakhan inspires crowd at Bowie State

Nearly 20 years after the Million Man March, the Nation of Islam leader is still challenging African Americans to take responsibility for their lives.

By Hamil R. Harris and Jeannine Hunter  |  02:10 PM ET, 10/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Minister Louis Farrakhan; Nation of Islam; NOI; Bowie State University; Bowie State; lecture series; faith; religion; faith and politics; politics

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 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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:54 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Faith 2012 Quote Archives; politics; faith and politics; Quote of the Day; Middle East; presidential debate

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  06:05 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith and valies; faith and politics; Catholic; Cardinal Dolan; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 10/23/2012

D’Souza and World magazine: What does scripture say about reporting on sex?

Does journalism contradict the Bible? Is there room for a serious evangelical Bob Woodward?

By Michelle Boorstein  |  12:44 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative Christians; evangelicals; World magazine; Dinesh D'Souza; President Obama; politics; Bible

Posted at 11:33 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Obama, Romney pledge support to Israel in final presidential debate

Both candidates vow to stand by against Iran and clash over over Libya and the Middle East.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  11:33 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  news;nation;election2012;politics;campaign2012;buzz;debates2012;debate2012;grid; Israel; foreign policy

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  06:29 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 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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:41 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  05:31 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  unaffiliated voters; religius unaffailiated; nones; Pew; faith and politics; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Who are the ‘Nones’?

Rise in those without religious affiliation signals secular movement’s growth and influence.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  01:59 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nones; atheist and agnostics; religious unaffiliated; Pew; Pew study; faith and politics

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 11:47 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Newsflash: Campaign faith workers think religion doesn’t belong in politics

Advisers tell religion journalists their faith teams are focusing on the economy and related issues.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith and politics; Romney; Obama; religion; God talk

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Where were faith and values?

Share your thoughts with Rabbi Brad Hirschfield on the first debate between Obama and Romney.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  11:43 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ethics; faith and politics; For God's Sake; Brad Hirschfield; Rabbi Brad Hirschfield; presidential debate; Mitt Romney; President Obama; 2012 campaign; 2012 election; grid

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 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.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  01:57 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benjamin Netanyahu; President Obama; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; voting Republican; politics

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:43 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  religion politics, quote of the day, obama, faith 2012

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  07:50 PM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  religion politics, quote of the day, faith 2012

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  01:04 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012, mitt romney, mormonism, religion politics

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Axelrod: Mormonism ‘not fair game’

“We wish that Gov. Romney would stand up as strongly and as resolutely consistently to refute these kinds of things on his side.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:02 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, religion politics

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Wasserman Schultz: Mormon attack accusation ‘nonsense’

Rep. Wasserman Schultz responds to Sen. Hatch’s speculation of potential general-election attacks by liberal on Mitt Romney’s Mormonism.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:26 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fath 2012, religion and politics

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:27 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012, religion politics, easter, obama

Posted at 11:23 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Reason Rally on National Mall

Follow On Faith Saturday for live coverage from gathering of atheists at the Capitol.

By On Faith  |  11:23 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reason rally, religion politics, atheism

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:16 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  religion politics, rick santorum, faith 2012, quote of the day

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  01:37 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012, religion politics, christianity, rick santorum

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:42 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012, mitt romney, religion politics

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  12:24 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ron paul, religion politics, quote of the day, faith 2012

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:57 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith 2012, quote of the day, rick santorum, religion politics

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:53 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rick santorum, faith 2012, faith 2012 quote of the day, religion politics

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  12:50 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ron paul, faith 2012, faith 2012 quote of the day, religion politics

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:52 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith 2012, faith 2012 quote of the day, religion politics, mormonism, elie wiesel

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.

By On Faith and Georgetown  |  01:21 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith 2012, quote of the day, georgetown, religion politics