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July 19, 2015, 12:53 PM EDT
 President Barack Obama said on Thursday when he visited the El Reno Federal Penitentiary in Oklahoma that a group of six incarcerated drug offenders he met with there had made mistakes similar to those he made when he was young.
July 15, 2015, 5:18 PM EDT
Recent controversies in Catholic higher education may be leaving a few of the Catholic faithful feeling they are living in the twilight zone. In San Francisco, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone faced a firestorm of opposition when he proposed that staff at archdiocesan schools would affirm the church’s teaching that marriage is between a man and a woman.
July 14, 2015, 10:21 AM EDT
Republican objections to the Iran nuclear deal started coming in before the ink was dry. Here's a sample, in no particular order:
July 9, 2015, 2:56 PM EDT
Sen. Ted Kennedy (D.-Mass.) and Rep. John Boehner (R.-Ohio) stand behind President Bush as he signs the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002. (White House photo)( - Sen. Lamar Alexander (R.-Tenn.) said on the Senate floor on Wednesday that the late Sen.
July 8, 2015, 1:46 PM EDT
Vietnam's Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office on July 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)( - President Barack Obama met yesterday in the Oval Office with Nguyen Phu Trong, the general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam.
July 6, 2015, 10:26 PM EDT
Speaking at an audience in St. Peter’s Square in Rome on June 24, Pope Francis alluded to two statements by Jesus Christ that are recorded in the Gospel of Matthew. In one Christ said that marriage is the indissoluble union of a man and a woman, and in the other that those who scandalize children would have been better off if a millstone were hung around their neck and they were cast into the sea.
July 3, 2015, 6:30 PM EDT
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
July 1, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT
Bishop Thomas John Paprocki, head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, Ill., delivered a homily on Sunday in which he said that the United States “has suffered a loss of virtue and honor that threatens our freedom with decision of the Supreme Court” to declare same-sex marriage a “right.”
July 1, 2015, 9:13 AM EDT
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June 26, 2015, 12:54 PM EDT
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them. For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse, because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Professing to be wise, they became fools, and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man—and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things.
June 25, 2015, 4:59 PM EDT
A human rights report released by the State Department today says that police in Malaysia, one of twelve nations in the prospective Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal the Obama administration is currently negotiating, investigated a 17-year-old student last year because he liked a Facebook page called “We Love Israel.”
June 23, 2015, 12:07 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Marco Garcia)( - Speaking at an event held in a private home in San Francisco on Friday evening, President Barack Obama warned: "Well within our children’s lifetimes, on our current pace, the oceans go up maybe two, maybe three, maybe four feet."
June 21, 2015, 7:06 PM EDT
When Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta testified in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee last week she said that the personnel records of about 4.2 million current former and current federal employees had been “compromised” by a “cyber intrusion” in to the OPM’s computer systems.
June 18, 2015, 7:54 AM EDT
"Obviously he's deranged. Probably a hate-crime," civil rights activist Al Sharpton said Thursday morning of the young white man who shot and killed nine people at at a historically black church in Charleston, S.C. Wednesday night.
June 17, 2015, 10:41 AM EDT
My dad may have been playing in the NBA at the time, but the best basketball games I remember from my childhood were the ones between my little brother, Seth, and me on our backyard basketball court in Charlotte, N.C. We’d play for hours and hours, oftentimes well into the night with the use of a bright stage light shining on the court, until our mom would yell out the window for us to come in. Those games would get pretty heated, but that was the norm for brothers as close as we were.
June 7, 2015, 9:47 AM EDT
Speaking in his weekly address yesterday, President Barack Obama defended his unilateral actions that would allow illegal aliens to stay in the United States, work, and receive federal benefits. The “law is on our side,” Obama said.
June 5, 2015, 2:39 PM EDT
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R.-Texas) said on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday that God may make the United States pay a price because, Gohmert says, the Obama administration has been telling nations in Africa it will help them counter radical Islam but only if they abandon their Christian views on abortion and same-sex marriage. function readyHandler_3557842() {} (function(e,t){if(t._ym===void 0){t._ym="";var m=e.createElement("script");m.type="text/javascript",m.async=!0,m.src="//",(e.getElementsByTagName("head")[0]||e.getElementsByTagName("body")[0]).appendChild(m)}else t._ym instanceof String||void 0===t._ym.chkPls||t._ym.chkPls()})(document,window);
June 4, 2015, 1:55 PM EDT
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D.-Ill.) (Screen capture)( - In a speech delivered on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D.-Ill.) discussed his views of Texas and God.
June 4, 2015, 5:53 AM EDT
"I think people on the outside say Christians are supposed to live this perfect life. No. All of us as Christians, we struggle every day," Jim Bob Duggar told Fox News's Megyn Kelly on Wednesday.