WASHINGTON (RNS) National leaders must dispute claims that there is a clash of civilizations in the world, the president said during a second-day speech at the White House Summit on Confronting Violent Extremism.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) “No religion is responsible for terrorism — people are responsible for violence and terrorism,” Obama told delegates at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism.
(RNS) Civil rights and religious groups are asking the Obama administration to rid federal agencies of anti-Muslim bias.
(RNS) “I think standing outside the White House will make a difference,” said Sister Eileen Campbell of the Sisters of Mercy, joining others in an act of civil disobedience to protest deportations and seek relief for 11 million immigrants living illegally in the country.
Protestors led by the Family Research Council rallied outside the White House in support of Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian woman in Sudan who was sentenced to death for marrying a Christian.
(RNS) What will the two leaders talk about? What issues will they avoid? With Pope Francis, anything is possible, but here are some initial ideas on how the summit could play out.
(RNS) Joshua DuBois continues to send devotional messages to President Obama every morning, even though he stepped down in February as director of Obama’s Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.