(RNS) The next religious liberties faceoff may be between LGBT workers and private business owners who, the Supreme Court says, have religious rights.
Articles tagged “President Barack Obama”
WASHINGTON (RNS) President Obama campaigned against a Bush-era discrimination policy for religious groups that receive federal grants. Now a growing coalition of groups is trying to hold him to his promise.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The fight over gay marriage is far from settled — and some conservatives insist that it never will be — but pro-gay groups clearly have the momentum. Here’s why.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “We’re all children of God. We’re all made in his image, all worthy of his love and dignity,” President Obama said at his annual Easter prayer breakfast, adding that religious-fueled violence has “no place in our society.”
(RNS) Pope Francis asked members of the Green family how their Supreme Court fight against President Obama’s contraception mandate was progressing, a spokeswoman said.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) According to an official statement from the Vatican, Pope Francis and President Obama discussed immigration reform and “the exercise of the rights to religious freedom, life and conscientious objection.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Two smiling, confident and charismatic leaders will meet at the Vatican this week, each with the opportunity to touch the heart of the other.
(RNS) The potential for a robust alliance between the White House and the nation’s largest church fizzled almost from the start of Obama’s candidacy in 2007, and a relationship that started badly went downhill when he was elected.
ROME (RNS) American and Vatican officials say the talks between Pope Francis and President Obama may disappoint those hoping for fireworks, and that the summit is going to focus on collaboration much more than conflict.