WASHINGTON (RNS) The president’s speech to several thousand mostly evangelical listeners came a day after he spoke at a Baltimore mosque.
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President Obama just can’t seem to find any passion for the mass persecution of Middle Eastern Christians or the eradication of Christianity from its birthplace.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The trouble with making presidents’ religiosity just another weapon in our ongoing ideological war is that we may have ruined religion for presidents themselves.
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (RNS) No president has made such an appeal to humility and mystery since Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “As people of faith we are summoned to push back against those who try to distort our religion — any religion — for their own nihilistic ends,” Obama said.
(RNS) Facing criticism that he does not give religious freedom enough attention, President Obama devoted most of his National Prayer Breakfast address to the issue, naming people imprisoned for their beliefs and calling out specific nations.
(RNS) President Obama opened the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday (Feb. 7) with the news that Joshua DuBois, head of the White House office focused on the intersection of religion and public policy, will step down this week.
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