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A verdict on faith-based partnerships under Obama and Bush

“Obama stimulus pours millions into faith-based groups,” read the title of a December 3, 2010, Politico article. It reported that … Continued

God’s plan, America’s promise

Today’s guest blogger is Melissa Rogers, who directs the Center for Religion and Public Affairs at the Wake Forest University … Continued

Faith Council’s final meeting

The first year of the President’s Faith Council is over. It has been the honor of a lifetime. To the … Continued

Keeping faith with faith-based initiative

By Melissa Rogersmember, Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships People interested in the church-state aspects of government partnerships with … Continued

Obama Faith Council Debates Religious Icons

By William Wan Obama’s faith council is finalizing its draft report this week, and one of the key debates that … Continued

Obama church-state adviser releases report on current law

By Michelle Boorstein To see the subject of religion and politics on the TV talk shows, you’d think people only … Continued

Does Faith-Based Council Have a Future Beyond Obama?

By William Wan One of the most interesting questions that came up during yesterday’s inaugural face-to-face meeting of Obama’s faith-based … Continued

Faith-Based Council’s Meets on Church/State Issues, Poverty

By William Wan Obama’s Faith-Based Council held its first face-to-face meeting today at White House offices. The group tackled two … Continued

Souter’s Exit Could Alter Church-State Mix on Court

By Michelle Boorstein Church-state experts say Supreme Court Justice David Souter has been passionate on religion-related issues, with his own … Continued

Health Workers and Religious Exemptions

By Michelle Boorstein Well, President Obama’s faith outreach team says they welcome disparate viewpoints. A group of faith leaders, including … Continued

Faith Leaders Meet at White House

By Michelle Boorstein Who knows how long it will last, but there’s a love fest underway today on Pennsylvania Avenue … Continued

Obama’s Faith-Based Opportunity

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler Perhaps lost in the swirl of reporting about the financial meltdown, there has … Continued