SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Rather than wait for possible excommunication from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon blogger David Twede has resigned his membership. By Peggy Fletcher Stack.
Articles tagged “Mitt Romney”
(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.
NEW YORK (RNS) Switching from jabs to jokes, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney set aside an evening between debates to make fun of themselves and each other during one of the few other campaign rituals that brings the candidates together on stage. By Martha T. Moore.
(RNS) The Romney-Ryan ticket is the first Republican presidential campaign in history without a Protestant candidate, but that hasn't deterred evangelicals from launching massive get-out-the-vote and registration efforts to help win back the White House. By Jackie Kucinich/USA Today.
(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.
NEW YORK (RNS) A year ago, the Rev. Frank Pavone was facing an existential crisis. Confined to a convent in Texas, the longtime anti-abortion activist was fighting accusations of financial mismanagement. Now Pavone is back with a new mission: defeating Barack Obama and making Priests for Life answerable only to Rome. By David Gibson.
(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 majority of Protestant pastors plan to vote for GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, according to a new survey, but nearly a quarter are still undecided less than four weeks from Election Day. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) Conservatives are circulating a 2007 video in which then-presidential candidate Barack Obama praises his former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, and suggests that racism played a role in the federal government's slow response to Hurricane Katrina. By Daniel Burke.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) A Mormon blogger accused of apostasy for writing critical web essays about church history, temple worship and contemporary issues has been given a reprieve, for now. By Peggy Fletcher Stack.