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First Colbert, now memoir for “Nun on the Bus” Simone Campbell

If you were one of the many progressive Catholics elated last year by seeing progressive nun/ lobbyist Simone Campbell hit the … Continued

Amen (again) to faith-based initiatives

You probably know that millions of low-income children receive federally-funded free and reduced-price meals in school. But do you have … Continued

The family man campaign

GETTY IMAGES Let us pause from one of the most divisive presidential campaigns in modern American history to contemplate an … Continued

Bringing Dharma, Seva, Shakti and Yoga at the Political forefront

As I watched the vice presidential debate last week I saw how comfortable we, as a nation, are about religion … Continued

‘God will find a way to be invoked in this year’s vote’

Rabbi David Wolpe of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, who gave the benediction last week after former President Bill Clinton’s … Continued

Eagle Scout activist shares family story at DNC

AP Zach Wahls waves after addressing the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte on Sept. 6, 2012. Zach Wahls, who has … Continued

Pro-life Democrats get the boot at the DNC

BLOOMBERG A delegate wears a sequined U.S. flag hat during day three of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. A … Continued

Democrats’ altar call in Charlotte

Charlie Neibergall AP President Obama addresses the delegates in Charlotte on Sept. 6. After more than 30 years of teaching … Continued

Obama: ‘We know that churches and charities can often make more of a difference than a poverty program alone’

“We know that churches and charities can often make more of a difference than a poverty program alone. […] As … Continued

What does it mean to offer a prayer?

GETTY IMAGES People hold hands as they pray during the invocation during day two of the Democratic National Convention on … Continued

President Obama’s faith challenge at the Democratic National Convention

AP President Barack Obama waves to supporters as he arrives at the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport for the Democratic National Convention … Continued

The ‘Godless’ Democrats: Again?

GETTY IMAGES People cheer as First lady Michelle Obama speaks on stage during day one of the Democratic National Convention. … Continued

Metropolitan Nicholas: ‘Grant to all here a deep and abiding respect for the task at hand’

His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas, bishop of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Detroit, delivered the invocation at the opening of the … Continued

First lady Michelle Obama: ‘We were taught to value everyone’s contribution’

“[Our families] simply believed in that fundamental American promise that, even if you don’t start out with much, if you … Continued

Bishop McKenzie speaks at DNC, remembers Barbara Jordan

GETTY IMAGES Bishop Vashti McKenzie presents the credentials committee report from co-chairs during day one of the Democratic National Convention … Continued

Political discourse: a family affair

AP This photo combo shows President Barack Obama in Chapel Hill, N.C. on April 24, 2012, and Republican presidential candidate, … Continued

Cardinal Timothy Dolan to also give benediction at Democratic National Convention

AP Cardinal Timothy Dolan, pictured in March 2012 leaving a meeting at the New York State Capitol, will now give … Continued

Prayer, worship events planned before political conventions in N.C., Fla.

Charging that the church community and too many pastors have lost their way, a former Major League Baseball player is … Continued

Obama’s prayer breakfast and the still small voice of the Religious Left

View Photo Gallery: Scenes of religious faith meeting politics in the 2012 campaign. Remember that young phenom who “rocked” the 2004 … Continued

Senator Kennedy’s Hope, and Heart for the Good Fight

“For me this is a season of hope, new hope for a justice and fair prosperity for the many, and … Continued