(RNS) Evangelist Billy Graham has rubbed elbows with celebrities ranging from presidents to journalists to musicians. In “Billy Graham & Me,” a new book in the “Chicken Soup for the Soul’’ franchise that was released Tuesday, 101 people who have met Graham on the public stage share their private memories of the 94-year-old preacher.
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(RNS) A public watchdog group is charging the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops with openly politicking on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and wants the Internal Revenue Service to explore revoking the hierarchy’s tax-exempt status. By David Gibson.
(RNS) When Billy Graham embraced Mormonism, he confirmed conservative evangelicals’ worst fears about the 2012 election: That Mitt Romney’s rise would lift his Mormon church to mainstream acceptance. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) Billy Graham has been featured in ads supporting a North Carolina anti-gay marriage referendum and supporting “biblical values” in the upcoming national election. Why has the famed evangelist – who has said he learned hard lessons about being too political – getting so involved in the 2012 elections? By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association removed language labeling Mormonism a “cult” from its website after the famed evangelist met with Mitt Romney last week and pledged to help the GOP presidential nominee’s campaign. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) Billy Graham offered to “do all I can to help” GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney in a Thursday (Oct. 11) meeting at the evangelist's North Carolina home. By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) A North Carolina judge has ruled the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association did not discriminate against a black woman employee. By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) The host city for the Democratic National Convention is not a particularly political town. Charlotte, N.C. is known for three other things: banking, NASCAR and religion. And when it comes to religion, Billy Graham’s spirit looms large. By Lauren Markoe.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) Evangelist Billy Graham, 93, was released from a North Carolina hospital after he developed a fever Saturday night (Aug. 11) and is now being treated for bronchitis, said his longtime spokesman, A. Larry Ross. By Cathy Lynn Grossman.