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Michele Bachmann: Obama administration support of Syrian rebels proves we’re in the end times

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) addresses a gathering of supporters to formally launch her campaign for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination … Continued

Iranian President Rouhani: Nuclear weapons aren’t Islamic

AP Photo/Brendan McDermid, Pool — AP photo Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, addresses the 68th United … Continued

The remarkable power of the charisma pope

Pope Francis in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate World Youth Day. (Mario Tama/GETTY IMAGES ) While much of the public … Continued

Pope Francis: A good Catholic meddles in politics

This handout picture released by the Vatican press office on March 15, 2013 shows Pope Francis delivering a speech during … Continued

What to remember in Syria from Iraq’s sectarian war

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of … Continued

Gov. Chris Christie: In post-9/11 world, we must protect Muslim civil liberties

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. AP photo. QUOTE OF THE DAY | -New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on balancing safety … Continued

President Obama: Raoul Wallenberg should inspire us to make a habit of empathy

QUOTE OF THE DAY | President Barack Obama on making the choice to embrace empathy and compassion in his Rosh … Continued

Pope Francis’ peace appeal for Syria marks Vatican’s return to global stage

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Thursday (Sept. 5) told world leaders gathered in Russia for the G-20 summit that … Continued

Rhode Island Bishop Tobin: Why I switched from Democrat to Republican

QUOTE OF THE DAY | Bishop Thomas Tobin, Catholic Diocese of Providence, on the reason he switched his party registration … Continued

RGIII: I’m a Christian who thinks ‘now is the window’ for gay players to come out

By Jonathan Newton TWP. QUOTE OF THE DAY | “I think there are [gay players] right now, and if they’re … Continued

Republican party chair: Gay marriage, abortion still priorities for GOP

Anti-gay marriage protesters lost in Maryland in 2012. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press) QUOTE OF THE DAY | –Republican National Committee Chairman … Continued

Was the American Revolution a Just War?

John Trumbull’s ‘Death of General Warren at Bunker Hill’. Was the American Revolution a just war? As we celebrate our … Continued

George Zimmerman: For Catholics, killing someone is ‘always wrong’

Jacob Langston/ Orlando Sentinel QUOTE OF THE DAY | “GEORGE ZIMMERMAN: In Catholic religion, it’s always wrong to kill someone.” … Continued

Should GOP ditch opposition to gay marriage and abortion? Not so fast, says Mike Huckabee.

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee speaks during an address to the 39th Conservative Political Action Committee. (MANDEL NGAN — AFP/GETTY … Continued

Michele Bachmann on decision to not run for re-election: God ‘has given me the strength’ to fight for America (VIDEO)

<iframe src=”″ height=”424″ width=”610″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”></iframe> QUOTE OF THE DAY | -Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R) in a video released … Continued

Obama: After tragedies, ‘Americans reflect on the sacredness of life’

Bill O’Leary / THE WASHINGTON POST QUOTE OF THE DAY | President Obama’s proclamation on the 2013 National Day of … Continued

Pew study: 99 percent of Afghans want sharia to be ‘law of the land’

In this Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 file photo, Afghans listen to preacher while offering the Eid al Adha’s prayers outside … Continued

The terrorists next door

For many of the self-radicalized, their religious education begins not in the family, but in fundamentalist groups or with radical … Continued

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ‘based on the Bible’

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, FBI file/ Associated Press QUOTE OF THE DAY | -Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspected Boston Marathon bomber, on the what … Continued

Sen. Marco Rubio: I’m not the savior. (Jesus is.)

JEWEL SAMAD AFP/GETTY IMAGES U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, speaks during a seminar on “Is the American World Order Sustainable … Continued