WASHINGTON -- On Easter Sunday, President Barack Obama went to services at St. John's Episcopal Church, where the Rev. Luis
The words, spoken as he instructed congregants to follow the advice of Jesus telling Mary Magdalene not to cling to him after
After gay rights organizations criticized Obama for having invited a pastor to pray at his inauguration who thought gay people were sinners who could change through Jesus, it turns out the ceremony was the most pro-gay in history. While Obama spoke of religion to justify his gay rights stance, Louie Giglio tweeted his views.
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As an earlier Huffington Post report notes, Leon's parish is "known for welcoming openly gay members. The church, which has
In evoking the battles at Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall -- and in selecting Evers, Blanco, and Rev. Leon to participate in the ceremony -- Obama was reminding Americans that the progress toward a better society is made primarily by people working together through social movements.
Pew releases a new survey on abortion with a breakdown of views among the religious. No fallout yet over the pro-gay Episcopalian chosen to pray at Obama's inauguration but will there be? This and more in the latest religion headlines.