(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.
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(RNS) The mindfulness movement has seeped into Silicon Valley, Capitol Hill, and even the United States Military Academy at West Point. Next stop: the voting booth. By Daniel Burke.
Our resident religion & politics guru Mark Silk assesses the religious layout of 12 battleground states – and explains why religion will matter on Election Day.
(RNS) A number of Roman Catholic bishops are making forceful appeals to their flock to vote next Tuesday, and their exhortations are increasingly sounding like clear calls to support Republican challenger Mitt Romney. By David Gibson.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (RNS) Most U.S. Mormons share Mitt Romney's GOP party affiliation, but there are liberal-leaning members of the church who are finding their voice and supporting President Obama. By Brian Passey / USA Today.
TOLEDO, Ohio (RNS) The Rev. Angela Zimmann is an ordained Lutheran minister and is believed to be the only female minister running for Congress this year. By David Yonke.
(RNS) Breaking a longstanding personal pledge, Southern Baptist leader Richard Land has endorsed GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, saying next week's election is the most important since Abraham Lincoln's win in 1860 and he can no longer stay silent. By David Gibson
(RNS) Of all the ugliness in Election 2012, none disturbs me more than attempts to prevent people from voting. Voter suppression strikes at the very heart of American democracy. By Tom Ehrich.
(RNS) Pollsters and politicians hunting for the rare and elusive undecided voter might want to train their sights on the pulpit. By Daniel Burke.