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Obama Highlights Religious Freedom in National Prayer Breakfast Speech
Originally Posted: 02/06/2014 - 1:54pm | Type: Blog

Facing criticism that he does not give religious freedom enough attention, President Obama devoted most of his National Prayer Breakfast address to the issue, naming people imprisoned for their beliefs and cal ...

DuBois Leaving White House Faith-Based Post
Originally Posted: 02/07/2013 - 4:51pm | Type: Blog

Longtime White House aide Joshua DuBois, who heads the White House office focused on the intersection of religion and public policy, will step down on Friday, President Obama announced Thursday. ...

President Obama's Faith on Display at National Prayer Breakfast
Originally Posted: 02/07/2013 - 11:01am | Type: Blog

Invoking once again the spirits of Lincoln and Dr. King — and reemphasizing his own personal faith — President Barack Obama called for humility and a focus on common ground in his remarks at today’s National P ...

We Take Requests: Bono's Address to the 2006 National Prayer Breakfast
Originally Posted: 03/10/2012 - 10:27am | Type: Blog

You asked for it. So here it is — an oldie but a goodie: Bono's keynote address at the 2006 National Prayer Breakfast. You asked for it. So here it is — an oldie but a go ...

Fact Check Fail: That Obama Prayer Meme
Originally Posted: 02/10/2012 - 9:39am | Type: Blog

The people behind a popular chain e-mail about President Obama and the National Day of Prayer might want to think about the sin of omission. That's omission, as in omitting facts. ...

Analysis: Obama contraceptive mandate has a price
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 3:54pm | Type: Press

February 9, 2012 Sojo in the News Rachel Zoll ...

Power, Prayer and Money
Originally Posted: 05/23/2013 - 3:24pm | Type: Blog

Sometimes connections forged at the prayer breakfast have been used or manipulated for less than godly purposes. It’s easy for politics to intrude. It’s been several years since I ...

Obama Says Faith Mandates Him to Care for The Poor
Originally Posted: 02/02/2012 - 5:12pm | Type: Blog

President Obama connected his faith with his policies toward the poor at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday (2/2/12), a subtle but sharp contrast to remarks made by presidential hopeful Mitt Romney the ...

The People's Prayer Breakfast: “I woke up this morning with my mind set on justice...”
Originally Posted: 02/02/2012 - 1:34pm | Type: Blog

The breakfast easily could have descended into mud-slinging against those meeting at the National Prayer Breakfast nearby. Thankfully the discourse rose above such divisive and unhelpful temptations. It was no ...

FULL TEXT: Obama's National Prayer Breakfast Speech
Originally Posted: 02/02/2012 - 11:03am | Type: Blog

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C. 9:10 A.M. EST, February 2, 2012 THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Please, please, everybody have a seat.  Well, good morning, everybody.  It is ...

National Prayer Breakfast Gets A Rival: The People's Prayer Breakfast
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 2:57pm | Type: Press

February 1, 2012 Sojo in the News Jaweed Kaleem ...

Afternoon News Bytes: Feb. 1, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/01/2012 - 2:09pm | Type: Blog

THE HUFFINGTON POST: Searching For The Common Good In Political Discourse In a political campaign among contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, it is striking that one central Christian religious theme seems absent: the theme of the ...

Occupy Breakfast
Originally Posted: 01/30/2012 - 11:44am | Type: Blog

Our political class does not hear the prayers of the poor, they hear the "prayers" of corporate lobbyists who fund their campaigns. And they hear the prayers of Christians such as Doug Coe and The Fa ...

From Jim Wallis to Billy Graham, on His 93rd Birthday: "Thank you!"
Originally Posted: 11/08/2011 - 4:37am | Type: Blog

Billy Graham is 93 years old today. And all over the world, people are discussing his influence and impact and remembering their own encounters with the world's leading evangelist. ...

My Response to Sojourners' Article About 'The Family'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/06/10/all-in-the-family-my-response-to-sojourners-article-about-the-family/" target="_self"></a>I very much appreciated all the good ...

The Most Controversial Prayer at the National Prayer Breakfast? A Prayer for Peace
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

The <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/national-prayer-breakfast/" target="_blank">National Prayer Breakfast</a> is based on broad inclusivity, inviting "individuals of vari ...

Friday Links Round Up: Rosa Parks. Football Injuries. Egypt.
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/02/04/friday-links-round-up-rosa-parks-football-injuries-egypt/" target="_self"></a>Rosa Parks. Football Injuries. Egypt. Here's ...

President Obama and the National Prayer Breakfast
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Hi everyone. I'm currently in Washington, D.C. Hi everyone. I'm currently in Washington, D.C. Long story short, I have a meeting with a group of other folks at the White ...

Obama's Call for Civility Amid Prayer Breakfast Controversy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

President Obama <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/remarks-president-national-prayer-breakfast">spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast</a> this morning, with a plea for c ...

A Fine Start for Common Ground Abortion Reduction
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

The first weeks of the Obama administration have been a whirlwind of appointments, and as advertised, "change," but the aspect most in evidence is the president's efforts at finding common groun ...