Stories Religion from May, 2008
Blogger Corine Lesnes at the Big Picture, Croquis d'AmÃ©rique, asks whether French Prime Minister FranÃ§ois Fillon would vote for McCain if he had to express a preference (fr): “En visite Ã Washington, le premier ministre FranÃ§ois Fillon a Ã©tÃ© interrogÃ© par FOX News sur ses prÃ©fÃ©rences. Il n'en a Ã©videmment...
On May 12, the New York Times published an op-ed by one Edward N. Luttwak from Chevy Chase, Maryland entitled â€œPresident Apostate?â€ Luttwak's op-ed piece details Obama's relationship with Islam (his father, born Muslim, renounced the religion, and Obama became a Christian early in life) and the effects that it could have on global politics and the United States' relations with predominantly Muslim countries.
Reverend Jeremiah Wright has been a thorn in presidential hopeful Barack Obama's side since his controversial comments from the pulpit emerged in March. Although Obama defended his pastor for some time, explaining that Wright's comments were being taken out of context, he has now altogether abandoned Wright. Jillian York brings us the latest vibes from the blogosphere.