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Gingrich: It Should ‘Bother’ Obama That People Think He’s Muslim

Gingrich: It Should ‘Bother’ Obama That People Think He’s Muslim

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(FOURCHON, La.) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is amping up his language on President Obama’s faith and his relationship with Muslims.  Gingrich told ABC News Friday that he takes the president a…

Pope Benedict Has Custom Designed Cologne

Pope Benedict Has Custom Designed Cologne

TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images(ROME) — Italian celebrity perfume-maker Silvana Casoli has created her most heavenly scent yet for a very special client, Pope Benedict XVI. Speaking to Rome’s daily paper, Il Messaggero, the aroma designer known as “the …

Rick Santorum: JFK’s 1960 Speech Made Me Want to Throw Up

Rick Santorum: JFK’s 1960 Speech Made Me Want to Throw Up

AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said on Sunday that watching John F. Kennedy’s speech to the Baptist ministers in Houston in 1960 made him want to “throw up.”“To say that people of faith ha…

Marco Rubio, Mormon-Turned-Catholic

Marco Rubio, Mormon-Turned-Catholic

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Marco Rubio has something in common with Mitt Romney: religion.The young Tea Party senator, who some have speculated could be on Mitt Romney’s short list of potential running mates, was baptized into the Mor…

GOP Rivals Pounce on Romney’s ‘Assault on Religion’ Line

GOP Rivals Pounce on Romney’s ‘Assault on Religion’ Line

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(JOHNSTOWN, Colo.) — Mitt Romney’s Republican rivals pounced Tuesday on his accusations that President Obama has an “assault on religion” by forcing Catholic institutions to provide contraceptives and abortio…

Rick Santorum Mixes Football and Faith on the Campaign Trail

Rick Santorum Mixes Football and Faith on the Campaign Trail

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.) — Rick Santorum began a serious testimonial of his belief in God on a lighter note at an evangelical megachurch saying he really doesn’t have a dog in the hunt when it comes to Sunday’s …

Jay Leno Catches Heat from Indian Official, Catholic Group over Jokes

Jay Leno Catches Heat from Indian Official, Catholic Group over Jokes

Kevin Winter/Tonight Show/Getty Images for The Tonight Show(LOS ANGELES) — Jay Leno has managed to offend two religious groups in the span of one week.On last Thursday’s edition of The Tonight Show, Leno displayed a picture of the Golden Temple, a hol…

Santorum: Not His Job to Correct a Woman on Obama’s Religion

Santorum: Not His Job to Correct a Woman on Obama’s Religion

AFP/Getty Images(LADY LAKE, Fla.) — Rick Santorum became annoyed at reporters Monday for asking him why he didn’t correct a woman at a campaign event who called President Obama an “avowed Muslim.”“Why do you guys ask these &lsq…

Polling Location May Influence Vote, Study Finds

Polling Location May Influence Vote, Study Finds

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WACO, Texas) — A new study adds to growing evidence that where you vote might affect how you vote.When asked about gun laws, the death penalty and climate change, people responded with more conservative views if a church was …

Mitt Romney Sent Millions to Mormon Church

Mitt Romney Sent Millions to Mormon Church

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Underscoring the prominent, if little discussed role that Mitt Romney played as a Mormon leader, the private equity giant once run by the GOP presidential frontrunner carved his church a slice of several of its most…

Pew Survey: Majority of Mormons Lean Republican

Pew Survey: Majority of Mormons Lean Republican

Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — With Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith often under the microscope, a new survey to be released Thursday finds that most Mormons feel they are misunderstood, discriminated against and not accepted by …

Calif. Bishop Admits Having Fathered Two Children, Resigns

Calif. Bishop Admits Having Fathered Two Children, Resigns

David McNew/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — A Catholic bishop serving in Los Angeles has resigned after admitting that he fathered two children over a decade ago, the L.A. archdiocese announced Wednesday. Bishop Gabino Zavala submitted his resignation let…

Bill Maher Courts Controversy Over Tim Tebow Tweet

Bill Maher Courts Controversy Over Tim Tebow Tweet

ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(LOS ANGELES) — A tweet from liberal commentator Bill Maher has incurred the wrath of conservatives across the U.S., who are now calling for a boycott of his HBO series after Maher slammed Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow.Mahe…

Pope Prays for Peace, End to Bloodshed in Christmas Message

Pope Prays for Peace, End to Bloodshed in Christmas Message

TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images(VATICAN CITY) — Pope Benedict XVI prayed for peace in the Middle East in his traditional Christmas message, calling for an end to the bloodshed in Syria, where thousands have reportedly been killed in an anti-government u…

Rick Perry’s Wife Touts Their Values in New Iowa TV Ad

Rick Perry’s Wife Touts Their Values in New Iowa TV Ad

Tom Williams/Roll Call(MUSCATINE, Iowa) – Rick Perry’s campaign is out with a new television ad in Iowa featuring his wife Anita Perry as she tells the story of their relationship, small town upbringing and Christian values.“It’…

Religious Believers Don’t Trust Atheists, Says New Study

Religious Believers Don’t Trust Atheists, Says New Study

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(EUGENE, Ore.) — If an atheist ran for president, a recent poll suggests, he or she wouldn’t win many votes. That might be at least partly because of the main reason religious people dislike atheists: They think nonbeliever…

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