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Under God: March, 2012

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

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

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:13 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:01 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012, newt gingrich

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

Newt Gingrich: President Obama’s actions make people believe he’s Muslim

“When you have every bishop in the Catholic Church say this administration’s at war with their religion, you don’t think that has an impact?”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:05 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  12:15 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012

Posted at 07:25 AM ET, 03/23/2012

Religious conservatives to protest federal health care law

Religious conservatives will gather in the District and around the country Friday to speak out against the federal health-care law, which will be considered by the Supreme Court next week.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  07:25 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:34 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Reason Rally, religious freedom rally converge this weekend

Religious conservatives and secularists are planning separate protests in Washington, D.C., this weekend.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  03:41 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 11:15 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.’

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:15 AM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012, barack obama, social gospel, war on religon

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Catholic bishops: Birth control debate about ‘religious freedom,’ not access to contraceptives

On the agenda beyond birth control: going after laws requiring religious ministries to turn in illegal immigrants and restricting religious groups renting public schools.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  04:54 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, religious freedom, women's rights, birth control

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 03/14/2012

JonBenét Ramsey’s father: Why does God let terrible things happen?

“When JonBenét died, I had no doubt she was in Heaven with God. My deep agony was for my loss, not JonBenét’s,” Ramsey writes in a new memoir.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  01:23 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jonbenet ramsey, christianity, faith, tragedy, book of job

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 03/14/2012

Rick Santorum: Voters endorsed ‘centrality of faith’

After his victories in Alabama and Mississippi, the former Pennsylvania governor emphasized his social conservative message.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:15 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Barbara Johnson’s Buddhist Catholicism

The complicated story of a priest suspended for “intimidating behavior” and a lesbian who identifies with Buddhism and Catholicism continues to unfold.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  12:06 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, religion

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 08:09 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Pat Robertson says legalize marijuana: Do other evangelicals agree?

Is Robertson likely to find support among fellow Christians for decriminalizing pot?

By Michelle Boorstein  |  08:09 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:06 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  judaism, israel, barack obama, quote of the day, faith 2012

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:04 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rick santorum, quote of the day, faith 2012, moral values

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:01 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012

Posted at 02:23 AM ET, 03/05/2012

‘GCB’ premiere: New show combines elements of ‘Church Lady,’ ‘Desperate [Dallas] Housewives.’

The show satirizes Dallas living and Christian culture. And remember: “Hell hath no fury like the women you scorned in high school.”

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  02:23 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gcb, christianity, texas

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 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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:04 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith 2012, quote of the day, rick santorum, church and state

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:54 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  church and state, first amendment, jfk, faith 2012, quote of the day, catholic church

 

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