NY Times: Romney’s Consideration of Candidacy Is Closely Tied to His Faith, Allies SayNY Times: Romney’s Consideration of Candidacy Is Closely Tied to His Faith, Allies SayNY Times: Romney’s Consideration of Candidacy Is Closely Tied to His Faith, Allies Say

ASHLEY PARKER and ALEX THOMPSON | The New York Times (United States) WASHINGTON — A prominent Republican delivered a direct request to Mitt Romney not long ago: He should make a third run for …Continue reading »

Washington Post: Mitt Romney’s hard-hearted twist on the Mormon work ethic Washington Post: Mitt Romney’s hard-hearted twist on the Mormon work ethic Washington Post: Mitt Romney’s hard-hearted twist on the Mormon work ethic

Lisa Miller | Washington Post (United States) Sometimes, when Mitt Romney steps in it, as he did this week , it’s helpful to look to his religion for clues as to …Continue reading »

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Ryan’s Catholicism could help Romney, observers sayMilwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Ryan’s Catholicism could help Romney, observers sayMilwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Ryan’s Catholicism could help Romney, observers say

Annysa Johnson | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (United States) Whether U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s Roman Catholicism played into his selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate is up for debate. By all accounts, …Continue reading »

Washington Post: With 2 Catholic rivals for VP, a cardinal at RNC, Catholics play prominent role in campaign Washington Post: With 2 Catholic rivals for VP, a cardinal at RNC, Catholics play prominent role in campaign Washington Post: With 2 Catholic rivals for VP, a cardinal at RNC, Catholics play prominent role in campaign

Associated Press (United States) NEW YORK — Forget the Mormon moment. The religious group that seems to be figuring most prominently in the presidential election right now is the Roman …Continue reading »

CNA: Knights of Columbus head to speak on Latino Catholic votingCNA: Knights of Columbus head to speak on Latino Catholic votingCNA: Knights of Columbus head to speak on Latino Catholic voting

Catholic News Agency (United States) Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, will address a national Catholic Latino group at a Miami church this evening on how Hispanic Catholics can transform American politics …Continue reading »

Washington Post: Mitt Romney, as a leader in Mormon church, became a master of many keys Washington Post: Mitt Romney, as a leader in Mormon church, became a master of many keys Washington Post: Mitt Romney, as a leader in Mormon church, became a master of many keys

Jason Horowitz | Washington Post (United States) BOSTON — In the back office of his Weston, Mass., headquarters a quarter-­century ago, Mitt Romney, the chief Mormon authority in the Boston …Continue reading »

USA Today: Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan GOP ticket reflects religious shiftUSA Today: Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan GOP ticket reflects religious shiftUSA Today: Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan GOP ticket reflects religious shift

Cathy Lynn Grossman | USA Today (United States) By naming devout, conservative Catholic U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate, former governor Mitt Romney, once a Mormon bishop, did more than …Continue reading »

Wall Street Journal: Ryan’s Catholic Roots Reach DeepWall Street Journal: Ryan’s Catholic Roots Reach DeepWall Street Journal: Ryan’s Catholic Roots Reach Deep

PETER NICHOLAS AND MARK PETERS | Wall Street Journal (United States) JANESVILLE, Wis.—Rep. Paul Ryan was an altar boy who attended Catholic school through the eighth grade, though his parents …Continue reading »

Religion & Politics: The Difference a Century Makes: A Tale of Two Ryans Religion & Politics: The Difference a Century Makes: A Tale of Two Ryans Religion & Politics: The Difference a Century Makes: A Tale of Two Ryans

Maria Mazzenga | Religion & Politics (United States) This past Saturday, as Mitt Romney introduced his running mate Paul Ryan, the loudest applause erupted when he said, “A faithful Catholic, …Continue reading »

Religion & Politics: What War on Religion?Religion & Politics: What War on Religion?Religion & Politics: What War on Religion?

Tiffany Stanley | Religion & Politics (United States) In July of 1844, word reached New York that Joseph Smith Jr., founder of the LDS Church, had been murdered by a …Continue reading »

Religion News Service: Romney unveils leaders of Catholic outreach team Religion News Service: Romney unveils leaders of Catholic outreach team Religion News Service: Romney unveils leaders of Catholic outreach team

Daniel Burke | Religion News Service (United States) Likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney unveiled the leaders of his Catholic outreach team today – with some prominent names on the …Continue reading »