Joe the Plumber: Obama 'blessed by God'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Tea Party favorite and congressional candidate “Joe the Plumber” said his Christian “brother” Barack Obama was “blessed by God” and that, to this day, America remains a more…

Medieval Christianity gets pop-art facelift

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_176181" align="alignright" width="200" caption=""St. Patrick," by Mitsui"][/caption] Daniel Mitsui is artist of the contradictory: Creative orthodoxy, fiery, artistic conservatism and guarded zeal flood his work. His beautifully more…

GOP in fight over rock pastor's message

by Bob Unruh -- A Minnesota college Republican organization has held an on-campus assembly with rocker and Christian preacher Bradlee Dean in defiance of threats from state GOP leaders and now awaits more…

Israel prison to relocate for tourist site

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HAARETZ) — A plan to relocate the Megiddo prison and build in its stead a tourist site featuring the remains of the world's most ancient Christian church is more…

Muslims aim reward at robbers wearing Islamic garb

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MSNBC) — Philadelphia-area Muslims are offering a $20,000 reward to find criminals cloaking their identities beneath Islamic women's clothing, saying the crooks are feeding mistrust of their faith. more…

Atheist group: Remove cross from war memorial

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) — A national atheist organization is demanding that a Rhode Island city remove a cross from a 91-year-old memorial honoring hometown soldiers who paid the ultimate more…

Mojave cross: Settlement OKs war memorial

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) A veterans group can restore a memorial cross in the Mojave Desert under a court settlement that ends a decade-old legal battle, the National Park Service more…

Egypt's top comic guilty of insulting Islam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) The verdict of a popular Egyptian comedian convicted of offending Islam has been upheld by a Cairo court, raising fears among Egyptian liberals and secularists about more…

Osteen: Romney is a Christian

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) – Famed pastor Joel Osteen reiterated his position that Mitt Romney is a Christian on Tuesday, saying as long as the likely GOP presidential nominee believes that more…