Clergy to Obama: "Put the needs of the poor first"

A meeting between President Obama and Christian clergy — including Catholics — didn’t get much attention earlier this week.  But while Washington wrestles with ways to raise the debt ceiling, and cut funding, this meeting helped give a voice to those who are not being heard from in the debate, the poor. From Huffington Post: [Read More...]

Kmiec decries "hostility to expressions of faith" in Washington

The Catholic who made headlines three years ago for his support of Barack Obama is making headlines again — for different reasons. Details: A key Catholic supporter of President Barack Obama complained Friday that a government audit criticizing his work as the U.S. ambassador to Malta reflects some State Department officials’ hostility toward expressions of [Read More...]

President Obama visits tomb of Archbishop Oscar Romero

And here’s the picture, courtesy CNS: The pool report has details on what the President of the United States (POTUS) did: POTUS, having walked down opposite stairs into the crypt, looked at the tomb and a kneeler used by Pope John Paul II when he visited Salvador. The tomb looks to be a bronze image [Read More...]

A president's prayer

“When I wake in the morning, I wait on the Lord, and I ask Him to give me the strength to do right by our country and its people. And when I go to bed at night I wait on the Lord, and I ask Him to forgive me my sins, and look after my [Read More...]