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Under God: October, 2012

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 12:58 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Tele-townhall featuring Ryan has been rescheduled

Participation is part of the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s efforts to help GOP ticket win the White House.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  12:58 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ralph Reed; Faith and Freedom Coalition; election 2012; campaign 2012

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 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

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:41 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mormons; Mormonism; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; LDS Church; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 08:37 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Hajj: Time for Muslim reflection

Annual pilgrimage serves as a constant reminder of human mortality and inherent fallibility.

By Arsalan Iftikhar  |  08:37 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Muslims; Mecca; Islam; hajj; pilgrimage; Arsalan Iftikhar

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 03:34 PM ET, 10/23/2012

The winner in the last debate

Rabbi David Wolpe reflects in verse about the old cliché.

By David Wolpe  |  03:34 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  third presidential debate; final presidential debate; Rabbi Wolpe; Rabbi David Wolpe; foreign policy

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 04:49 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.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:49 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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.

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 12:35 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Billy Graham prays with Mitt Romney

One of the most prominent evangelicals embraces the first Mormon presidential nominee.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  12:35 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Graham; Mitt Romney; Montreat; Billy Graham Evangelistic Association; election 2012; campaign 2012

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

Biden, Ryan talk abortion, Catholic social teaching in vice-presidential debate

They shared how faith informs their decisions as they expressed differences in the abortion debate.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  11:22 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vice-presidential debate; campaign 2012; election 2012; Ryan; Biden; Centre College; abortion

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 04:35 PM ET, 10/08/2012

On Faith honored by religion journalists’ association

Web site and editor Elizabeth Tenety placed second for RNA’s online religion section of the year.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  04:35 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RNA; Religion Newswriters Association; religion blogs; religion Web sites; On Faith

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 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 12:41 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Obama’s debate performance surprises, disappoints local supporters

Debate offered rare frank momentum during an election season where so much is scripted.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  12:41 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential debate; 2012 election; 2012 campaign; Romney; Obama; Hamil R. Harris;

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 10:03 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Spirited discussion about economy, impact on small business and families

While the first segments didn’t touch on faith, there were moments that were very telling about each man.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  10:03 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential debate; Jim Lehrer; President Obama; Mitt Romney; Big Bird; PBS; grid; campaign 2012; election 2012

Posted at 08:37 PM ET, 10/03/2012

Waiting for God in first debate

Will the men vying to lead the nation share how faith influences their lives, informs their decisions?

By Jeannine Hunter  |  08:37 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith; religion; presidential debate; Mitt Romney; President Obama; election; campaign; grid; campaign 2012; election 2012

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.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  03:37 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Madonna; President Obama; White House; black Muslim; being ironic on stage; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

 

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