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Obama Prayer Breakfast

Welcome to the Party Where Science and History Are Dangerous

Lance Simmens | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics
Lance Simmens

What inappropriate and scandalous remarks have prompted such outrage this time? Nothing less than a recitation of facts and history. Why, the gall of this president to confuse these poor, hapless souls with intellectual discourse that would require critical evaluation.

President Obama: 'People Committed Terrible Deeds In The Name Of Christ'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.05.2015 | Religion

In his comments at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, President Obama condemned violence in the name of religion and pointed to religious grou...

Obama, Dalai Lama Share Greetings At Prayer Event

Reuters | Jeff Mason | Posted 04.07.2015 | Religion

(Recasts with Obama comments, color from event, background) By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - U.S. President B...

Easter Prayer Breakfast Remembers Kansas Shooting Victims

Posted 04.14.2014 | Religion

On Monday, President Barack Obama welcomed faith leaders to the White House for the fifth-annual Easter prayer breakfast. The President reflected ...

Obama Champions Religious Freedom

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 02.26.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Facing criticism that he does not give religious freedom enough attention, President Obama devoted most of his National Prayer Breakfast address...

President Obama Slammed For Attending Prayer Breakfast With Anti-Gay Connection

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

President Barack Obama's National Prayer Breakfast has offended some gay rights activists, who took issue with the event's sponsor -- a conservative r...

Both Sides Now: Speaker Moonbeam vs. Gov. Gekko, Con'td.

HuffPost Radio | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgRon Reagan and Gingrich-advisor Kellyanne Conway debate Florida's impact and -- does Newt relent for a Buchanan-like convention slot?

Friday Talking Points -- Poor Mitt?

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Mitt Romney, frontrunner for the Republican nomination, announced he wasn't too worried about poor people. Maybe it would be fun to see Romney debate Joe Biden, just because nobody would know what to expect from either of them.

What's So Controversial About An Interfaith Prayer For Peace?

Sheldon C. Good | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Sheldon C. Good

The National Prayer Breakfast is based on broad inclusivity. So at this year's breakfast, why was an interfaith prayer for world peace so controversial?

Civility Asleep

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

It is fair to say that, at this moment, civility is asleep. How else can we explain allegations that the president is a socialist when nothing he has done has even the taint of socialism.

White House Commissions Prayers For Obama Public Events

US News & World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Barack Obama's presidential campaign contacted Ryan Culp last year to ask him to deliver a prayer at an Obama rally in Culp's native Elkhart, Ind...