Religion and the 2016 Republican National Convention
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“People never thought they would stay so long, for 60 years,” says Olfat Mahmoud, director of the Women’s Humanitarian Organization. There are some four and a half million Palestinian refugees. Many live in the West Bank and Gaza, while others took refuge in Arab states such as Lebanon. More
The two presumptive presidential candidates met with religious leaders this week. On Tuesday (June 10), Barack Obama held a closed door meeting with about 40 faith leaders, including megachurch pastor T.D. Jakes and evangelist Franklin Graham.
When Hillary Clinton, a Methodist, discusses her faith, she almost always quotes her favorite passage from the Book of James: "faith without works is dead."
Now, back to the global food crisis. Joining me today is Tony Hall, the former Ohio congressman who was also the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations humanitarian agencies in Rome.