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Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Dan Savage offends with comments on Christianity

The columnist and anti-bullying activist found himself on the other side of the bullying issue after he called some high schoolers “pansy-a---- ” for walking out of his lecture because of comments he made about Christianity.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  06:35 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 04/29/2012

Joel Osteen’s Night of Hope (live)

Follow along with On Faith as we feature live tweets from the event at Nationals Park.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  03:49 PM ET, 04/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joel osteen, twitter, christianity

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 04/28/2012

Joel Osteen’s Night of Hope rescheduled for Sunday

Organizers moved Saturday’s “Night of Hope” at Nationals Park because of weather. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  12:31 PM ET, 04/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joel osteen, inspiration, night of hope

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.’

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:32 AM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  08:40 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  01:56 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith 2012, quote of the day

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:26 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith 2012, quote of the day

Posted at 08:38 PM ET, 04/18/2012

Vatican: U.S. Catholic sisters, nuns making serious theological errors

The church appointed Archbishop Peter Sartain of Seattle to oversee “reform” of the nuns’ organization.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  08:38 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic, nuns

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 04/17/2012

How will Dems talk about Romney’s Mormonism?

“As the Obama campaign makes the case that Romney is somehow weird, different some supporters of Romney will say that that is a dog whistle, that is a way to come near the religion issue,” said Politico’s Mike Allen.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:36 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mormonism, quote of the day

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:42 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith 2012, quote of the day, mormonism, lds, mitt romney

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Ann Romney ‘stay-at-home mom’ debate: Mormons react

With reports flying this week about a Democratic pundit’s comments that Ann Romney had “never worked a day in her life,” Mormon social media outlets were bustling.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  05:16 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:21 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Bishops protest more actions as attacks on religious freedom, call for Catholics to act

On Thursday the bishops released a proclamation that expands their concerns beyond those they’ve focused on in the past year, such as contraception coverage.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  11:48 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Santorum exits; cites campaign ‘miracle’

“We can’t have a strong economy without strong families and a strong moral fiber that makes us the moral enterprise that is America.”

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  03:28 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Religion

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Rep. Paul Ryan: Catholic ‘subsidiarity’ rejects ‘big government’

The Wisconsin congressman described how his Catholic beliefs influenced his budget plan.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  02:11 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  paul ryan, budget, economics, catholic

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:13 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Bubba Watson on 2012 Masters win: ‘To God be the glory’

Sunday morning, Watson tweeted a Scripture verse thanking God “in all circumstances.”

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  02:21 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 04/06/2012

T.D. Jakes talks forgiveness

Jakes said too many Christians talk about forgiveness without fully embracing the concept in their lives.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  05:30 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  christianity, forgiveness

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 04/06/2012

‘The Seton Miracles’: Pr. William church weeping statue reports continue to spark interest — but no official inquiry

A petition asks for an investigation into reports from the early 1990s of statues weeping at a Prince William Catholic church. But the Arlington Diocese says no.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  04:35 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington County, Virginia, Religion, Roman Catholic Church

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 05:56 PM ET, 04/04/2012

The Easter message

Many DC-area churches spend Holy Week in outreach to those who have been away from church.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  05:56 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Charles Colson, 80, hospitalized in critical condition

The scandalized Watergate insider turned prison evangelist was described by colleagues as ‘responsive’ after cranial bleeding.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  03:45 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 10:28 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Romney: I’ll talk Mormon practices, not doctrine

During a campaign event, Mitt Romney faced questions about Mormon sacred texts and their teachings on race.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  10:28 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith2012, quote of the day

 

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