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    Inaugural Prayer Service

    President and Mrs. Obama and Vice President and Mrs. Biden attended the National Prayer Service in the National Cathedral. Spiritual leaders representing various religious…

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    Role of Religion in 2012 Elections

    Richard Land and Jim Wallis talked about the role of religion in the 2012 elections, American politics, and civic discourse. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Challenges of Poverty

    Activists and analysts participated in a panel discussion on new policies and programs for combating poverty amidst a deepening recession. Among the topics they addressed were the need…

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    Activists After White House Fiscal Cliff Meeting

    Political activists spoke outside the White House after meeting with President Obama and Vice President Biden to discuss the “fiscal cliff,” the impending budget cuts and tax…

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    Shadow Convention

    “Unconventional” politicians and commentators gathered to discuss and debate the issues as
    an alternative to the scripted major party events. Senator McCain emphasized the…

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    After Words with Jim Wallis

    Jim Wallis talked about his book God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It, published by HarperSanFrancisco. Mr. Wallis argued that…

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    Politics in a Post-Religious America

    Jim Wallis, the founder and editor in chief of Sojourners magazine, talked about his book The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith and Politics in a Post-Religious Right America, published by…

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    Market Capitalism

    Political and corporate leaders discussed values in market capitalism. The group included former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Israeli President Shimon Peres. Topics…

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    Values Voter Summit, Morning Session

    During the morning portion of the first day of a three-day Values Voters Summit, several Republican presidential candidates and others spoke about policy issues, social policy, and the role…

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    Poverty in America

    Panelists discussed the release of the annual Kids Count report. The report detailed the status of poverty in America and how it affects children and families across the…

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    Rules for a Global Neighborhood in a Multicultural World

    Panelists discussed the growing disconnect between the West and Islam that poses serious challenges to global order. Topics included the conflict between Sunnis and Shi’a Muslims…

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    Debt Cancellation for Poorest Countries

    A coalition of national environmental, labor, religious and social justice groups held a rally calling on Congress and the International Monetary Fund to cancel debts of the world’s…

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    Nonviolence Training

    Pax Christi U.S.A. is an organization of religious leaders opposed to the Persian Gulf war on religious grounds. Their members consider the war to be an affront to God, and call for an…

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    Progressive Politics

    During the closing plenary, the speakers addressed the convention on progressive issues, including labor unions, wages, prison ministry, the Senate filibuster controversy, civil rights,…

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    Opposition to War in Iraq

    Representatives from several organizations announced a coalition of groups to oppose any potential war in Iraq. Following the announcement they answered questions from reporters.

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    Book Discussion on Sacred Places, Civic Purposes

    Mr. Dionne moderated a discussion on the role of faith-based institutions in America. Recently, Mr. Dionne co-edited a book on the topic titled Sacred Places, Civic Purposes,…

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    Christianity and Politics

    In a conference entitled, “The Politics of Meaning,” various speakers discussed the role of Christianity in politics, civility, family, values, the environment

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    Peace Education and the Draft

    Panelists discussed issues relating to the war in the Persian Gulf from both pro-war and pro-peace perspectives, including the historical context of the conflict, new American…

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    Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

    Participants talked about President Bush’s plans to establish an office for faith-based and community service initiatives. They talked about the benefits of the office and how…

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