The Common Good Press Items
Journalist Laura Klairmont of CNN writes about the growing movement of individuals fasting to protest an immoral budget.
Rev. Wallis spoke with CNN's Brooke Baldwin along the Gulf Coast.
Rev. Wallis discusses Arizona's anti-immigrant law on Rick's List on CNN.
Rev. Wallis discusses Arizona's anti-immigrant law on Rick's List on CNN.
A group of more than 100 prominent Christians ranging from evangelical minister Jim Wallis on the political left to Nixon White House aide Chuck Colson on the right released a document Thursday calling for an end to the fight club tone of the national political discourse. Called the "Civility Covenant," the document says that churches have too often "reflected the political divisions of our culture rather than the unity we have in the body of Christ."
An evangelical leader is calling for a boycott of Glenn Beck's television show and challenging the Fox News personality to a public debate after Beck vilified churches that preach economic and social justice. The Rev. Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners, a network of progressive Christians, says Beck perverted Jesus' message when he urged Christians last week to leave churches that preach social and economic justice.
In the aftermath of the 2004 presidential election, the Democrats were roundly accused of losing the "moral values voters" in America, and of being the party of secularists who were hostile to faith and religion.
Rev. Jim Wallis, a progressive evangelical leader who sits on President Obama's advisory council on faith-based partnerships, and Tony Perkins, the president of conservative group the Family Research Council, expressed rare agreement Thursday about the role of abortion in the health care reform debate while appearing together on CNN's American Morning.
Jim Wallis, founder and editor of "Sojourners" magazine talks with Live's Reggie Aqui about religion, politics at the Democratic National Convention.