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Rick Santorum: Republicans Should Take a Page from Pope Francis

Elizabeth Tenety spoke with Santorum, a Catholic, about faith in Hollywood, social issues in the Pope Francis era and his message for today’s Republican Party.

An open letter to religious conservatives

Dear Christian Right: GETTY IMAGES Supporters of President Obama cheer as they wait for the president to appear on stage … Continued

Roger Williams goes Baptist on legendary evangelist Billy Graham

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks with the Rev. Billy Graham during a visit to the Graham cabin … Continued

Billy Graham prays with Mitt Romney

Melina Mara THE WASHINGTON POST MONTREAT, NC – OCTOBER 11: Republican nominee for President Governor Mitt Romney meets with Reverend … Continued

Huckabee triangulates his Romney endorsement

GETTY IMAGES Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention on Aug. 29, … Continued

RNC’s mixed blessings

GETTY IMAGES A woman bows her head during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. … Continued

Santorum: Obama is ‘imposing his will’ on America

“[Akron, Ohio] is an area [where] the idea is the president of the United States is imposing his will not … Continued

Should Catholics defend DOMA?

The White House last year threw its backing behind a bill that would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, a … Continued

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The elephant in the GOP? Mormonism.

Prejudice against Mormonism may be an unexpected factor in Romney’s electoral hopes.

Bishops protest more actions as attacks on religious freedom, call for Catholics to act

As promised, the country’s Catholic bishops are ramping up their campaign against what they see as attacks on religious liberties, … Continued

What Santorum meant to social conservatives

What Rick Santorum brought to the table this election cycle, and what won over social conservatives, was his inexhaustible energy … Continued

Why Santorum didn’t sell

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum has just announced that he will terminate his campaign for the Republican nomination. Liberals will … 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

Where is Jesus in politics?

For almost as long as we have been a church, Catholic ritual for Palm Sunday has dramatized that people who … Continued

Cherry-picking Rick Santorum?

Here at “On Faith,” the Post’s Lisa Miller recently wrote that Rick Santorum could be called a “cafeteria Catholic,” someone … Continued

A vision for a secular America

The Reason Rally is necessary because secular Americans want to restore the values of our nation’s founders. As one of … Continued

Rick Santorum talks finding God in the Senate

“It was a great blessing to me. It changed my life. I feel very grateful that God blessed me with … Continued

For most Americans, religious liberty important but not absolute

The past six weeks of political sparring over the White House’s contraception mandate have brought the issue of religious liberty-and … Continued

Rick Santorum: I do well ‘among people who take their faith seriously’

“The bottom line is that we do well among people who take their faith seriously, and as you know, just … Continued