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#Fast4Families Bus Presses on in Week 4 of Tour
Originally Posted: 03/21/2014 - 10:54am | Type: Blog

Entering its fourth week on the road, the Fast for Families bus continues its journey across the country getting closer to its final destination: Washington, D.C. on April 9. Ente ...

Catholics Differ at 'War on Poverty' Hearing
Originally Posted: 08/01/2013 - 12:26pm | Type: Blog

Sister Simone Campbell, the face of the famous “Nuns on the Bus” tours, and Rep. Paul Ryan, the brains behind the House Republicans’ budget-cutting plans, have for more than a year represented diametrically op ...

How the VP Debate Emphasized ‘Single-Issue’ Catholicism
Originally Posted: 10/15/2012 - 1:10pm | Type: Blog

Catholicism’s social justice teachings have often been called the church’s “best-kept secret,” and after the Oct. 11 vice-presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan – the first such showdown between t ...

On Muppets and Candidates
Originally Posted: 10/11/2012 - 11:07am | Type: Blog

Tripp Hudgins offers his First Thoughts about the presidential and vice presidential debates. Editor's Note: Theologian extraordinnaire Tripp Hudgins put together ...

Biden-Ryan Debate: Battle of the Catholics
Originally Posted: 10/10/2012 - 8:05pm | Type: Blog

When Joe Biden and Paul Ryan face off in the vice-presidential debate Thursday night, it will mark the first showdown of its kind between the first Catholics ever to oppose each other on the major party ticket ...

People of Earth...
Originally Posted: 10/10/2012 - 11:56am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Is it global warming or an alien invasion? THE SKIES LOOK different to me these days. The soft ...

America’s New “Separate and Unequal” Societies
Originally Posted: 01/10/2013 - 4:55pm | Type: Press

September 20, 2012 Sojo in the News William E. Alberts ...

Removing 'God' and Letting God In
Originally Posted: 09/07/2012 - 1:59pm | Type: Blog

On the heels of the Republican National Convention, where the shadow of the Religious Right still ominously looms, it was notable that the Democratic National Convention opened with a debate over the absence o ...

Of Protestants, Politics, and Power
Originally Posted: 08/31/2012 - 11:11am | Type: Blog

As the Republicans leave Tampa and the Democrats prepare to gather in Charlotte, one dynamic is immediately clear in both parties: For the first time since Abraham Lincoln ran in 1860, no white Protestant will ...

Watch Live: Romney Announces Paul Ryan as VP Pick
Originally Posted: 08/11/2012 - 9:15am | Type: Blog

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice presidential pick early Saturday morning. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announc ...

Lisa Sharon Harper: 'Paul Ryan's Plan Breaks My Heart'
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 4:07pm | Type: Press

August 9, 2012 Sojo in the News Travis Reed ...

Paul Ryan to 'Preempt Austerity'
Originally Posted: 05/21/2012 - 11:14am | Type: Blog

House budget chairman Paul Ryan and Senate assistant majority leader Dick Durbin discuss debt challenges and austerity on "Meet The Press" over the weekend. According to Ryan: "The whole premis ...

QUIRK: Hey Girl, It's Paul Ryan
Originally Posted: 05/02/2012 - 1:25pm | Type: Blog

First, there was Ryan Gosling . Then came Bon Iver. And now ... at last ... Hey Girl, it's Paul Ryan surfaces on tumblr.   (God's Politics, Humor, paul ryan, Culture, Life and Peace) First, there was R ...

Colbert Catholics: Father Thomas Reese on Ryan's "Deeply Christian" Budget
Originally Posted: 05/02/2012 - 12:31pm | Type: Blog

Georgetown University's Father Thomas Reese finds discrepancies between Catholic doctrine and Paul Ryan's fiscal ministry. "As Jesus said, 'Tough love your ...

Ryan Seeks To Defend Catholic Roots of GOP Budget
Originally Posted: 04/26/2012 - 4:18pm | Type: Blog

Speaking at Georgetown University, Rep. Paul Ryan called his budget a roadmap to avoid a debt crisis that will hurt the poor hardest of all. Paul Ryan did not want to engage in a ...

Catholic Leaders Say Rep. Paul Ryan Distorting Church Teaching
Originally Posted: 04/13/2012 - 1:37pm | Type: Blog

In response to Rep. Paul Ryan’s recent comments justifying the Republican budget plan on Catholic grounds, 60 prominent Catholic leaders today released a statement saying his claims “profoundly distort” Cathol ...

Obama on Republican Budget: 'Social Darwinism'
Originally Posted: 04/03/2012 - 1:54pm | Type: Blog

In a lunchtime speech today before hundreds of reporters and editors attending  the annual meeting of the Associated Press, President Obama launched an attack on the House Republican budget passed last week.  “Disguised as a deficit reduction plan, ...

Jewish groups sign on to ‘Faithful Budget’ plan, protest GOP budget proposal
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 5:29pm | Type: Press

March 22, 2012 Sojo in the News JTA.org ...

The Nation: Paul Ryan's Focus On Dignity
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 5:27pm | Type: Press

March 26, 2012 Sojo in the News Greg Kaufmann ...

Faith Leaders and Lawmaker Criticize House GOP Budget on Press Call
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 5:30pm | Type: Press

March 21, 2012 Sojo in the News Casey Schoeneberger ...

The Ryan Budget and Moral Cowardice
Originally Posted: 03/22/2012 - 2:25pm | Type: SojoMail

March 22, 2012   QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Iranians see our page and ...

The Ryan Budget and Moral Cowardice
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 4:05pm | Type: Blog

Remember Rep. Paul Ryan’s 2011 budget, The Path to Prosperity? Well, it’s baaa-aaack and this time the path is smoother and wider and offers a quicker trip to judgment. Remember R ...

Religious Groups Blast GOP Budget Proposal
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 4:05pm | Type: Blog

Faith leaders and poverty experts Wednesday called the new House GOP budget proposal "immoral" and "irresponsible." Faith leaders and poverty experts Wednesday ...

Revolution or Revival: A Response to the Tea Party- Occupy Film
Originally Posted: 03/21/2012 - 10:42am | Type: Blog

"This is Our City" reveals the lives and thinking of two very ordinary people, their deep faith in Jesus, and how that faith is leading them to engage two of the most consequential grassroots movemen ...

Did Someone Say "Class Warfare"?
Originally Posted: 10/03/2011 - 2:04pm | Type: Blog

In his column Thursday, Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis took on "class warfare," calling it the "hot topic" of the week here in Washington, D.C. Wallis said: In hi ...

God and Class Warfare
Originally Posted: 09/27/2011 - 10:30pm | Type: Blog

The hot phrase in Washington, D.C., this week is "class warfare." The hot phrase in Washington, D.C., this week is "class warfare." Paul Ryan, John Boehner ...

The Moral Default
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

The debate we have just witnessed has shown Washington, D.C. to be not just broken, but corrupt. The debate we have just witnessed has shown Washington, D.C. to be not just broken ...

One Year Later, Big Oil Still Isn't Sorry
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

<p style="text-align: left;">One year after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, life has not returned to normal in the Gulf. One year after the Deepwater Horizon Oil ...

Oh Lord, Won't You Make Me Rich So I Can Pay More Taxes!
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

The gospel according to the movie <em>True Grit</em> (2010) is as follows: "You must pay for everything in this world one way or another. The gospel according to ...

Woe to You, Legislators!
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

It is <a href="http://nymag.com/print/?/news/politics/70282/index1.html" target="_blank">reported</a> that Congressman Paul Ryan makes every member of his staff read philosopher ...

The Ryan Plan: A Declaration of War on the Poor
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

I've been fasting for 15 days in solidarity with the <a href="https://secure3.convio.net/sojo/site/Advocacy?pagename=homepage&amp;page=UserAction&amp;id=399&amp;autologin=true" ta ...