Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Obama camp to consider legal opposition to Proposition 8 gay marriage ban

Think the Obama administration is too wrapped up in sequestration to worry about anything else? Think again. Word on the street is the president is considering directing the federal government to file a legal brief joining opposition to California’s gay … Continue reading

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Rev. Jeremiah Wright: unfairly stained by Obama controversy?

I randomly came across the press release while on the Lancaster Theological Seminary website: the Rev. Jeremiah Wright was coming here to speak Feb. 7. I knew that name and I knew it to be a lightning rod for controversy. … Continue reading

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Baltimore conference: Catholics cannot agree on position on U.S. economy

News Tuesday out of Baltimore, where the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops are holding their annual meeting. And it continued what has been a very poor November for the church. So far this month, the church saw Catholics vote for … Continue reading

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Guest column: Obama re-election isn’t worst news for America

I have always hoped to use this space as a community exchange of ideas, rather than just my voice day after day. To that end, my goal is to share this space with community bloggers on a host of faith … Continue reading

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Pew Research study: Election Day issues are being raised at church

I came to this position without a lot of religion knowledge, a fact I readily admitted from the start in this space. But I came with effort and a willingness to learn. One of the repeatedly reassuring things for me … Continue reading

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Is the Catholic Church campaign pushing female voters to Obama/Biden?

Less than two weeks until election day! Aren’t you glad it’s almost over? That seems to be the sentiment at this point. Interesting news reported this morning by the Religion News Service. It seems that for the first time since … Continue reading

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Obama, Romney take God off the campaign trail

An interesting story popped up from my NPR Facebook feed this morning and it mirrors topics I’ve been addressing in this space for months. The story is titled, “Both Candidates Leave God Off The Campaign Trail.” Writer Barbara Bradley Hagerty … Continue reading

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Romney/Obama town hall meeting at church is canceled

Disappointing news this morning that tonight’s presidential debate at Kreutz Creek Presbyterian Church is canceled. Of course, President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney were not going to attend, but surrogates were going to make the case for both in … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney and Christian principles

The 24-hour news cycle has been extended a bit for the latest “controversy” to emerge from this year’s presidential race. I am referring, of course, to the quickly becoming infamous secret video of GOP nominee Mitt Romney delivering a speech … Continue reading

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Romney attacks Obama on God issue

Just a quick follow-up to my post last week on the delicate role religion is playing in the presidential race. Politico reported over the weekend that Mitt Romney has revamped his stump speech to include attacks on President Barack Obama … Continue reading

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