Two decades after peace pact, reconciliation still lags in Northern Ireland
In El Salvador, a path to escape gang violence
The U.S. Catholic bishops have raised concerns about what they called "recent misleading remarks" by prominent Catholic politicians about Church teachings on abortion.
During the Obama-McCain forum at Saddleback Church on August 16, 2008, Pastor Rick Warren asked both presidential candidates about their views on evil. Watch Barack Obama's response.
During the Obama-McCain forum at Saddleback Church on August 16, 2008, Pastor Rick Warren asked both presidential candidates about their views on evil. Watch John McCain's response.
The Sarah Palin effect was all the buzz of the arena and gave a unified theme to the night that I was on the convention floor.
The McCain campaign would love to have an election that revolves around Obama and Palin. More than ever, Obama needs to turn the election into a referendum on larger matters.
The conventions are over. Truckloads of trash have found their way to landfills, despite best efforts to "go green." Massive sets of Democratic Doric columns and the 51 foot by 30 foot high-definition screen of the Republicans have all been returned to wherever it is such things go.
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The call and response rhythm of McCain and crowd achieved a comfortable, if predictable, pace on the final night of the Republican National Convention.
Over patriotic shouts and symbols, John McCain this week officially accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president.
Nancy Pfotenhauer, senior policy advisor to the McCain campaign, talks to Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton about the role people of faith will play in the campaign and how John McCain will appeal to them despite his discomfort in speaking publicly about issues of faith.