WASHINGTON (RNS) Morehouse College announced on Wednesday (May 15) that a critic of President Obama will deliver a baccalaureate sermon as part of graduation festivities this weekend after all.
(RNS) When rogue abortionist Kermit Gosnell was found guilty of delivering and then killing late-term infants, abortion opponents were convinced they had a case that could finally reshape a static abortion debate. Yet for a variety of reasons, those prayers for a game-changing impact may go unanswered.
(RNS) The searing experience of being an effective “Mourner in Chief” might stir President Obama’s appetite for political battle. I certainly hope so. Because the people need an advocate.
President Obama praised Bostonians for standing up “in the face of evil” at an interfaith prayer service following Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “Certainly, the things that you hear and read about this case are unsettling,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said about the grizzly details emerging from the trial of Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A White House advisory council of faith leaders is urging the creation of a global fund to address trafficking and a new labeling system to help identify goods that were not created with slave labor.
A who’s who of Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox leaders joined President Obama in the East Room of the White House Friday (April 5) for the Easter Prayer Breakfast.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As he gathered with clergy at the White House Friday, President Obama recounted personal details of his recent Holy Land trip, calling it a chance to experience “the eternal spirit of Easter” and feel closer to Jesus.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as Pope Francis on Wednesday after only two days of voting in the conclave tasked with choosing a successor to Pope Benedict XVI.