COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- While Washington engages in a high-profile fight on immigration, Christian leaders in key states are quietly engaging their grass roots.
Obama Affirms 'Evangelical' Principles for Immigration Reform
During an hour-long meeting on Friday, President Barack Obama told religious leaders that he hopes Congress will approve a comprehensive immigration reform bill within the next several months.
Reactions to Pope Francis’ Election
“The Catholic University of America is proud to congratulate Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on his election as Pope. … We pray that the Catholic Church will grow under his guidance in wisdom and Christ’s grace. And we hope to welcome him to our campus some day.”
– John Garvey, president of Catholic University of America
'The Bible' Actor Diogo Morgado: How Can You Play the Son of God? You Can't
NASHVILLE – Just a day before the premiere of the epic 10-hour "The Bible" TV series on the History Channel, the actor who plays the role of Jesus in the miniseries appeared before thousands of Christian leaders at the National Religious Broadcaster Convention on Saturday evening and shared his thoughts about playing Jesus.
Mark Burnett, who co-produced "The Bible" with his wife, Roma Downey, introduced actor Diogo Morgado, who plays the starring role in the miniseries.
New Pope Pick Highlights Latin America's Growing Role in Catholicism
Faith leaders trumpeted the selection of the first pope from Latin America, saying the historic move was an important recognition of the region’s increasingly powerful role in Catholicism.
Pope Francis, former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, is from Argentina.
Statement from Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Regarding Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina Elected as Pope
Statement from Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Regarding Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina Elected as Pope and the First Pontiff from Latin America
Samuel Rodriguez: Immigration Meeting With Obama Invigorated Me
Samuel Rodriguez and key leaders of the faith community gathered at the White House to meet with President Obama on Friday to discuss the need for commonsense immigration reform and the building momentum for it in Congress.
"Our meeting with the President invigorated me with hope and optimism. The President's resolve in conjunction with evangelical support facilitate the prescription for a comprehensive resolution addressing America's immigration crisis," says Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Confernece (NHCLC).
Faith Leaders, Including NHCLC Leader Meet with President Obama to Advance Immigration Reform
Faith Leaders to Obama: "Time Is Now" for Immigration Reform
President Obama on Friday met with over a dozen faith leaders at the White House who urged quick action to pass immigration reform.
After speaking with the president for around one hour, participants came away hopeful that Obama could sign a comprehensive immigration overhaul into law this year.
You're Invited to a Special Event with Sammy Rodriguez
Epic Miniseries, The Bible, Premieres March 3 on The History Channel
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--The epic miniseries, The Bible, premieres 8-10 pm March 3, 2013 on the History Channel, and continues for two hours each Sunday night in March. Television's highly-acclaimed producer, Mark Burnett (The Voice, Survivor, The Apprentice), and his wife, Roma Downey (Touched by An Angel) are bringing the most widely-read book of all time to life on the screen.