(RNS) Here is the text of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan's closing benediction at the 2012 Democratic National Convention on Thursday night.
Articles tagged “Democratic National Convention”
(RNS) God was out and now God is in. And Jerusalem wasn’t the capital of Israel and now it is. By Lauren Markoe.
(RNS) Paul Ryan has been taking a lot of heat over the factual accuracy of claims he made in his prime time address at the Republican convention last week, but Wednesday night at the Democratic confab the GOP vice-presidential candidate – and practicing Catholic – was schooled by a popular nun on the moral shortcomings of his budget proposals.
(RNS) The number of Muslim delegates attending the Democratic National Convention has more than quadrupled since 2004, according to a Muslim advocacy group. By Omar Sacirbey.
CHARLOTTE (RNS) On the night the Democrats became the first major U.S. political party to endorse gay marriage, some convention delegates remembered how it used to be — back in high school, back in the closet, back in the days when, as one said, “you're scared because it's not OK to be who you are.” By Rick Hampson.
(RNS) Politicians lie. We know that. Usually the American public is wary in responding to this chicanery. But the recent Republican National Convention revealed a mass madness that went beyond having fun. By Tom Ehrich.