Posts Tagged ‘democratic national convention’

Election '08, Religious Right Research

Denver’s Roman Catholic Archbishop Charles J. Chaput says he is “tired of people telling religious folks to be quiet in the public square because of constitutional questions of separation of church and state.”

And it looks as though the Democratic Party might be tired of hearing from Chaput. Despite being the leader of Colorado’s largest religious denomination, Chaput will not […] Read More

Election '08, Religious Right Research

He’s baaaaack! Like Freddy Krueger in the “Nightmare on Elm Street” movies, you just can’t get rid of Randall Terry.

According to news accounts, Terry and 12 others were arrested yesterday outside the Democratic Convention in Denver. His press release in advance of the event said he and other “Catholic and Evangelical Christians will peacefully ‘break the law’ […] Read More

Election '08, James Dobson, Religion in Public Life, Religious Right Research

The Democratic National Convention kicked off yesterday, and I couldn’t help but notice the opening invocation. Polly Baca, a former Colorado state senator, led off with a prayer that mentioned Jesus Christ and ended with her crossing herself “in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.”

That’s how Roman Catholics pray. Others do things differently – […] Read More