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Obama talks immigration with religious leaders
Originally Posted: 03/11/2013 - 11:19am | Type: Press

March 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Susan Crabtree ...

Obama meets with faith leaders on immigration
Originally Posted: 03/11/2013 - 11:17am | Type: Press

March 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Julie Pace ...

Obama pushes expedited timetable on immigration reform in meeting with faith leaders
Originally Posted: 03/08/2013 - 5:41pm | Type: Press

March 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Dan Merica ...

Pastors: It's Time to Speak Out for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 03/01/2013 - 3:00pm | Type: Press

March 1, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Pastors: It's Time to Speak Out for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 3:20pm | Type: Blog

Politics at its best serves the common good — far above any one interest or political party. And right now in Washington, we see that playing out as we continue to reach accord on immigration reform. But when ...

Seeing Citizenship Path Near, Activists Push Obama to Slow Deportations
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 2:36pm | Type: Press

February 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Michael Shear ...

SOTU: Time for Common Ground for Common Good
Originally Posted: 02/12/2013 - 11:35pm | Type: Blog

There was truth tonight in the president’s State of the Union message. There was truth tonight in the president’s State of the Union message. There was truth that the rising c ...

Stop Low-Priority Deportations
Originally Posted: 02/13/2013 - 10:54am | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey The Obama administration is not living up to its promises. Sign a petition to put an end to low-priority deportations. ...

'A World Without Nuclear Weapons'
Originally Posted: 02/13/2013 - 10:58am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice The way to stop is to stop.   HOW MANY NUCLEAR weapons make us "safe"? At the height ...

Living with Big Pharma
Originally Posted: 02/13/2013 - 10:54am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. You should expect some side effects. AS WE MOVE along in 2013, more initiatives will be coming ...

Inside Job
Originally Posted: 02/13/2013 - 11:01am | Type: Magazine Article

Viridiana Martinez A young immigration activist goes behind bars--on purpose--to shed light on Obama's deportation policies. ...

DuBois Leaving White House Faith-Based Post
Originally Posted: 02/07/2013 - 5:51pm | 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 - 12:01pm | 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 ...

A Roadmap to Citizenship Is 'Within Reach'
Originally Posted: 01/30/2013 - 4:29pm | Type: Blog

The president's proposals are not far off from those presented by the Senators. Hope is the message of the day. A roadmap to citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans is within reach. ...

On Scripture: Immigration Reform and the Challenges of Generosity
Originally Posted: 01/30/2013 - 10:57am | Type: Blog

An authentically Christian call to action concerning how this nation treats and welcomes immigrants must go beyond issuing moral platitudes and encouraging compassionate treatment of the needy. It must also ac ...

Obama Stalls After Nebraska Approves Keystone XL Oil Pipeline
Originally Posted: 01/24/2013 - 11:23am | Type: Blog

President's spokesman says action on climate change is 'one of a host of priorities' as critics demand meaningful action One day after making climate change a key i ...

Obama could earn evangelical support for immigration plan
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 5:50pm | Type: Press

January 22, 2013 Sojo in the News WORLD Magazine ...

Inauguration Look Ahead
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 12:06pm | Type: Press

January 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Religion and Ethics Newsweekly ...

More Republicans start calling for immigration changes
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 11:31am | Type: Press

January 18, 2013 Sojo in the News David Nakarmura ...

Maybe the Fighting is Almost Over
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 10:24am | Type: Blog

Watching the prayers, the songs, the speeches, the crowd massed on the Washington Mall, I felt the faith. We don't have to hate each other. We can work together for a future that will be good for our coun ...

Courage for the Common Good: Obama's Second Term
Originally Posted: 01/21/2013 - 7:00pm | Type: Blog

President Obama seemed more confident about action than ever before, and perhaps this is indicative of what we can expect for his second term. We need courage now. I attended the ...

Obama Extols a Biblical Vision of Equality for All in Second Inaugural
Originally Posted: 01/21/2013 - 6:25pm | Type: Blog

A presidential inauguration is by tradition the grandest ritual of America’s civil religion, but President Obama took the oath of office on Monday in a ceremony that was explicit in joining theology to the nat ...

Faith coalition backs Obama gun plan
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 4:20pm | Type: Press

January 16, 2013 Sojo in the News Wayne Rhodes ...

Faiths United To Prevent Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 2:44pm | Type: Press

January 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Mel Fabrikant ...

Bible Wars: Do We Know What King Actually Did?
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 1:10pm | Type: Blog

On Monday, President Obama -- America's first Black president -- will be sworn in for his second term. He will swear his oath of office on a bible used by President Abraham Lincoln and a bible used by Mar ...

Faith Communities Step Up Against Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 11:52am | Type: Press

January 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Sally Steenland ...

Obama’s Use of Scripture Has Elements of Lincoln, King
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:29pm | Type: Blog

President Obama will publicly take the oath of office on two Bibles once owned by his political heroes, Abraham Lincoln and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. One Bible was well read, but cited cautiously, the ot ...

Who Obama should pick to replace Giglio
Originally Posted: 01/11/2013 - 12:41pm | Type: Press

January 10, 2013 Sojo in the News Alex Seitz-Wald ...

Pastor Pulls Out of Inauguration Over Anti-Gay Sermon
Originally Posted: 01/10/2013 - 3:06pm | Type: Blog

The evangelical pastor that President Obama picked to deliver the benediction at his inauguration ceremonies withdrew from the high-profile assignment on Thursday following a furor over a sermon from the mid-1 ...

On Scripture: Waiting on the Messiah and Presidential Expectations
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 12:51pm | Type: Blog

It is an odd juxtaposition, December 21, 2012 and January 21, 2013. The former date representing the “so-called” Mayan apocalypse where the usual suspects prepared for the end of the world – many of whom were ...

Whistling 'Dixie' Off the Fiscal Cliff
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 10:51am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Let the healing begin (maybe next week). SO HOW WAS your fall off the fiscal cliff? Did you dro ...

Ten Defining Phrases of 2012
Originally Posted: 01/02/2013 - 1:14am | Type: Blog

Here are my selections for the ten most defining phrases that will stay with us from the past year. Generally, we only know how history will be remembered once it is in the rearvi ...

Contraception Opponents Hail D.C. Court Ruling
Originally Posted: 12/20/2012 - 2:11pm | Type: Blog

Foes of the federal contraception mandate are cheering a Tuesday appeals court decision requiring the Obama administration to devise exemptions to the new rule for two Christian colleges. ...

Burn Your NRA Card
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 10:39am | Type: Blog

Will Obama’s gun violence task force win out over the National Rifle Association’s targeted messaging strategy? President Obama addressed the nation on Wednesday morning to esta ...

Immigration reform advocates hopeful Obama will lead
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 4:12pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2012 Sojo in the News Raisa Camargo ...

Port St. Lucie resident to speak at immigration event in Washington, D.C.
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 4:18pm | Type: Press

December 1, 2012 Sojo in the News Isadora Rangel ...

Post-Election, GOP's Immigration Message Evolves
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 4:41pm | Type: Press

November 28, 2012 Sojo in the News Mara Laisson ...

Praising Immigrants, Bush Leads Conservative Appeal for G.O.P. to Soften Tone
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 5:27pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2012 Sojo in the News Julia Preston ...

Congress Urged to Pass Immigration Changes
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 5:25pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2012 Sojo in the News Miriam Jordan ...

On Scripture: Who is He? Malachi 3:1-4
Originally Posted: 12/05/2012 - 12:29pm | Type: Blog

After a point, our attempts to connect the characters and subject matter of the film Lincoln to current events seem rather forced. Who was Abraham Lincoln? You may get different a ...

Falling off the Fiscal Cliff: 5 Things You Need to Know
Originally Posted: 11/29/2012 - 2:29pm | Type: Blog

As the country braces for another fiscal showdown in the nation’s capitol, here’s five things you need to know on the issue likely to dominate the news over the next several months. ...

Who Speaks for Catholics?
Originally Posted: 01/07/2014 - 12:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice Before the election, several bishops went so far as to threaten their parishioners with eternal damnation if they voted for Obam ...

Madonna’s ‘black Muslim in the White House’ quip should give candidates pause
Originally Posted: 01/10/2013 - 4:08pm | Type: Press

September 27, 2012 Sojo in the News Sally Quinn ...

A Shifty Sojourner
Originally Posted: 01/10/2013 - 5:44pm | Type: Press

September 27, 2012 Sojo in the News Mark Tooley ...

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Should Protect Programs for the Poor, Religious Leaders Say
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:44pm | Type: Press

November 20, 2012 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

Obama and Romney respond to Christian leaders on poverty
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 5:43pm | Type: Press

September 12, 2012 Sojo in the News Politics of James Sanderson ...

Local 'talk show' to explore variety of life topics
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 5:27pm | Type: Press

September 5, 2012 Sojo in the News Kevin Parks ...

President Obama’s faith challenge at the Democratic convention
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 2:43pm | Type: Press

September 6, 2012 Sojo in the News Robert P. Jones ...

Christian Leaders Press Presidential Campaigns for Response on Poverty: Obama and Romney Respond with New Exclusive Videos
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 5:44pm | Type: Press

September 9, 2012 Sojo in the News FinanzNachrichten ...

Obama pledges to protect vulnerable in ‘fiscal cliff’ talks, advocates say
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:47pm | Type: Press

November 16, 2012 Sojo in the News Amy Gardner ...