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Breaking News — New poll shows Catholics side with bishops on religious liberty

WASHINGTON (RNS) — A new poll shows that American Catholics tend to agree with their bishops’ concerns that religious liberties are at risk in the U.S. Nevertheless, Catholics seem to be warming to President Obama, even as the bishops lambaste … Continue reading

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Poll — Romney’s Israel trip, Obama’s policies will have little effect on Jewish vote

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Neither Mitt Romney’s trip to Israel on July 28 nor President Obama’s Middle East policies will have much effect on Jewish voters this fall, according to a new report that says Jewish voting patterns are predictable and … Continue reading

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Breaking News — The Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists denounces ‘hate speech’

KENSINGTON, Md. (ABP) — The Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists (AWAB) called June 1 for Baptist leaders across all traditions to denounce rhetoric from Baptist pulpits promoting violence and even genocide against gays. Robin Lunn, executive director of the … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Catholic universities, dioceses, institutions file lawsuits against contraception mandate

PORTAGE, Ind. (RNS) — Dozens of Catholic universities, dioceses and other institutions filed lawsuits in courts around the country on May 21 in a coordinated effort, spearheaded by the U.S. hierarchy and Catholic conservatives, to overturn the Obama administration’s contraception … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Obama campaign taps adviser Wear for faith outreach

WASHINGTON (RNS) — President Obama’s re-election campaign has tapped a 23-year-old executive assistant in the White House faith-based office to head up its outreach to religious communities. Michael R. Wear, who has worked in the White House for the past … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Obama openly supports gay ‘marriage’

WASHINGTON (BP) — On May 9, President Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to support gay “marriage” publicly, an announcement that was surprising perhaps only in its timing and one that could impact the general election. The announcement came … Continue reading

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