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As a candidate, it was a measure of Barack Obama's political
innovation and ambition that he set out to win religious voters,
including evangelical Christians. As president, his failure in this
effort is equally revealing.
Infuriated residents of this small southern California city made a national name for themselves when they ousted three municipal officials after revelations of six-figure salaries.
Support for radical Islamist groups is low among European Muslims and some leading groups with overseas roots are now cooperating with local governments and encouraging Muslims to vote, according to a new report.
As the United Kingdom braces to receive one of the best-known and most controversial figures on the planet, Pope Benedict XVI, a question hangs over the state visit: Why is he coming?
The 9/11 commemoration for the first time is marked by protests -- a manifestation of the bitter debate on the planned mosque near Ground Zero in New York.
The women intently watched as Mohamed Hassan Abdelazim's sermon was streamed live via television from the next room where their husbands did the same while cross-legged on the floor.
The books arriving in the mail in recent weeks have been about the birthday of the world, the sweet taste of apples and honey, and the importance of reconciliation.
Elena Marusak was Christian the day Muslim extremists hijacked four airplanes and crashed them into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Somerset County in 2001.
Kiarash Jahed looked skyward as workers gingerly pulled tethers to fit a two-ton dome into place.
Local churches are tapping strategies long used by businesses to gain loyalty and customers -- and it appears to be working.
After years of attending a nondenominational church near her home in the Wells Branch neighborhood, Kim Alexander started making the 20-minute drive to Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church in East Austin.
Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said Thursday an Islamic community center and mosque planned near ground zero should be built because Muslims were among those of many faiths who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
In the midst of public debate about building a Muslim community center near ground zero in New York City, Muslim Americans are fasting quietly through their holy month of Ramadan.
President Obama said in an interview Sunday that he can't worry about dispelling every rumor about him — even though a recent poll showed nearly 20% of Americans erroneously believe he is Muslim.
Conservative commentator Glenn Beck voiced sharper criticism of President Obama's religious beliefs on Sunday than he and other speakers offered from the podium of the rally Beck organized at the Lincoln Memorial a day earlier.
President Barack Obama has expressed publicly for the first his frustration with conservative opponents who have persisently questioned his Christianity and his eligibility for the office he holds.
President Barack Obama said Sunday he isn't worried about a recent poll showing that nearly one-fifth of Americans believe he is a Muslim.
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