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Michele Bachmann: Obama administration support of Syrian rebels proves we’re in the end times

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) addresses a gathering of supporters to formally launch her campaign for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination … Continued

Rick Santorum: Faith-based movies will ‘rival Hollywood’

ST. LOUIS — It’s not the message you might expect to hear from Rick Santorum, the Christian-conservative former presidential candidate: … Continued

Michele Bachmann on decision to not run for re-election: God ‘has given me the strength’ to fight for America (VIDEO)

<iframe src=”″ height=”424″ width=”610″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”></iframe> QUOTE OF THE DAY | -Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R) in a video released … Continued

Deep in the heart of Texas mythology

AUSTIN, Texas — After a walk around the Texas Statehouse, it became clear they tell a different history here. Inside … Continued

From nuns to ‘nones,’ 10 ways religion shaped the news in 2012

WASHINGTON — From the nuns to the “nones,” religion dominated the headlines throughout 2012. Faith was a persistent theme in … Continued

ANALYSIS: As Mitt Romney moves to the middle, anti-abortion activists try to cover his right flank

As Mitt Romney has moved to the center in an effort to overtake President Barack Obama in the campaign’s homestretch, … Continued

N.Y. Cardinal Timothy Dolan defends Obama invitation to Al Smith Dinner

New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan defended his invitation of President Obama to the annual Al Smith Dinner in October, saying … Continued

Mormonism and the cult of name-calling

REUTERS Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney smiles as he is booed after saying he will repeal “Obamacare” at the NAACP … Continued

Poll: Mormons excited about Romney’s rise, but wary of media

Most Mormons in Utah believe that Mitt Romney’s rise to become the likely GOP presidential nominee is a good thing … Continued

Analysis: The unexpected evangelical silence on Mitt Romney’s Mormonism

Now that Mitt Romney has sewn up the Republican nomination, the GOP can move beyond a tumultuous primary season. But … Continued

Mitt Romney’s Mormon milestone

View Photo Gallery: “The Mormon story is a quintessentially American tale,” writes On Faith columnist Lisa Miller. I’m feeling almost giddy, … Continued

Will Romney’s Mormonism be a boon or bane to his candidacy?

Mitt Romney clinched the GOP presidential nomination on Tuesday (May 28), becoming the first Mormon selected by a major political … Continued

What Mormon women want

Carlos Osorio AP In this Feb. 28, 2012 photo, Ann Romney introduces Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney … Continued

Is 2012 good for the Mormons?

Charles Krupa AP Republican presidential candidate, former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, visits St. Paul’s Lutheran Church while campaigning in Berlin, … Continued

Does Romney really have a ‘religion problem’?

BRIAN SNYDER REUTERS Will Romney’s Mormon religion drive a wedge between him and evangelical Christian voters? Last October, socially conservative … Continued

Defense: John Edwards a sinner, not a criminal

CHRIS KEANE REUTERS Former U.S. Senator John Edwards leaves the federal court house in Greensboro, North Carolina April 24, 2012. … Continued

Was Santorum running for theologian-in-chief?

Rick Santorum has ended his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. This is an historic moment. Santorum’s was possibly the … Continued

Santorum exits; cites campaign ‘miracle’

Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a speech in which he … Continued

Evangelicals voting in record numbers in GOP primaries

Making up half of Republican primary voters, evangelicals appear to be turning out to support Rick Santorum’s resurgent campaign in … Continued

Will Mormons’ racial history be a problem for Mitt Romney?

Marvin Perkins says God led him to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — but friends advised otherwise. … Continued