The Morning Buzz | Will Romney Mention His Mormon Faith at the RNC?

In his acceptance speech tonight, will Mitt Romney talk about his Mormon faith? … [Read more...]

Our Corner | The Risks and Rewards of Romney’s Faith Story

On Thursday night, Romney will accept the GOP's nomination as the Republican presidential candidate. As Dr. Robert P. Jones pointed out earlier this week, Romney will need to talk about religion in his acceptance speech, but discussing his own Mormon faith could be a tricky business. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | The Risks and Rewards of Romney’s Faith Story

On Thursday night, Romney will accept the GOP's nomination as the Republican presidential candidate. As Dr. Robert P. Jones pointed out earlier this week, Romney will need to talk about religion in his acceptance speech, but discussing his own Mormon faith could be a tricky business. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Do Presidential Candidates Need to Address Abortion?

Mitt Romney, who has been attempting to skirt questions about abortion in the wake of Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin's controversial comments, declared that abortion is a matter for the courts, not the president. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Do the Rich Pay Too Little in Taxes?

According to a new poll, the wealthy are smarter and more hard-working, but also greedier and more dishonest. … [Read more...]

Figuring Faith | Romney’s High-Wire Act on Religion at the Republican Convention

In his speech at the Republican National Convention, Romney will need to discuss his Mormon faith without delving into the specifics of Mormon theology. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Children Choose Atheist Summer Camp

Another sign that religious unaffiliation is taking root in America, especially among the younger generation: now children are going away to atheist summer camp. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Who Best Represents American Catholics?

This Friday, on NPR's "Tell Me More," Dr. Robert P. Jones discussed the Catholic vote. For the first time, both major political parties have Catholic vice presidential Catholics … [Read more...]

To Expand Hispanic Base, GOP May Need to Shelve Social Issues (At Least, For Now)

The Romney campaign wants to expand its Hispanic voting base. To do so, however, they may need to talk more about immigration and less about social issues. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Cardinal Dolan Will Offer Blessing at Republican Convention

Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan will offer the closing blessing at the Republican National Convention (assuming it's not derailed by Hurricane Isaac), suggesting that the U.S. Catholic Bishops' denunciation of VP candidate Paul Ryan's proposed budget has been trumped by the ongoing struggle over religious liberty. … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X