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Under God: June, 2012

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.

By  |  08:40 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, Becket Fund, faith 2012, quote of the day

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Cruise, Holmes divorce announcement shines light on Scientology

Nearly every move of the celebrity couple - dating, childbrith and now divorce - has captivated many.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  07:45 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Church of Scientology, Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes

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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  08:41 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Supreme Court, faith 2012, quote of the day

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Affordable Care Act ruling promises religious fights for the forseeable future

Reaction swift; Catholic lawsuits will move forward

By Michelle Boorstein  |  05:29 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, health-care reform, Supreme Court, catholics

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 06/27/2012

Survey: Americans divided on health-care reform

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By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  07:37 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Supreme Court, Obamacare, health-care reform

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Cardinal Wuerl: Catholics ‘need to stand’ for religious liberty

“There’s some things worth getting up for, and religious liberty is one of them,” Wuerl said.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  01:06 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:25 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 06/25/2012

T.D. Jakes on 35 years in ministry

The Dallas preacher ponders his legacy and explains his work to shape a new generation of Christian leaders.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  05:04 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  T.D. Jakes, The Potter's House

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 06/25/2012

Fortnight for Freedom in (your) photos

On Faith asked readers to show us how they are participating in the Catholic Church’s two-week event.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  04:36 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, religious liberty, fortnight

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.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:33 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith 2012, quote of the day, Roman Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Vatican, Fortnight for Freedom, religious freedom, religious liberty, Archbishop Chalres J. Chaput, Charles Chaput, Obama administration, White House, Georgetown

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Key Catholic Obama ally shifts position, opposes contraception mandate

The White House has lost perhaps its most prominent Catholic ally in its controversial effort to expand contraception coverage.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  06:08 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 06:06 PM ET, 06/11/2012

Federal lawsuit charges religious freedom commission with discriminating against Muslims

The lawsuit accuses members of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom of reneging on hiring a Muslim lawyer.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  06:06 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 06/11/2012

Creflo Dollar denies choking allegations in sermon

The incident generated debate on the line between the public ministry and private lives of well-known religious leaders.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  11:25 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Some Mormons separate gay marriage rights from church rites

To Mormons involved in outreach to the gay community through pride marches and activism for same-sex marriage, it’s a calling.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  04:41 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 05:50 PM ET, 06/06/2012

Sister Farley’s revenge: Want to popularize a book? Ban it.

Attempts by religious authorities to censor books almost always result in bringing the texts to wider audiences. Just ask Socrates.

By Ron Charles  |  05:50 PM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Nun’s Vatican-condemned book on sexuality shoots up bestseller list

After a day of furious news coverage of the Vatican censure, It’s at #16.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  12:56 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 PM ET, 06/04/2012

DNC faith director: No deficit in Democratic religious outreach

QUOTE OF THE DAY: DNC Faith Outreach Director Rev. Derrick Harkins on efforts to connect with religious voters.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  09:39 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Is clash between nuns, Vatican a battle of the sexes?

“It is precisely the confusion about gender in our society that leads to positions contrary to Catholic teaching,” writes one Catholic priest.

By Elizabeth Tenety  |  10:23 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, nuns, vatican, women's rights, theology

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 07:20 AM ET, 06/01/2012

Nuns push back on Vatican report, calling it unsubstantiated and scandal-causing

Leadership Conference denounces scathing report by church leadership that accused nuns of “radical feminism.”

By Michelle Boorstein  |  07:20 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 05/31/2012

Huge religion survey: Gen X-ers less Christian, less Republican

People born between 1965 and 1972 are bucking previous trends by becoming less religiously affiliated and less Republican even as they’ve aged, according to a religion survey.

By Michelle Boorstein  |  05:34 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)
Tags:  quote of the day, faith 2012, mitt romney, barack obama

 

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