Here is your Religion News Roundup excerpt for today.
By David Gibson
c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission
Will Isaac spare Mitt? Things are getting biblical at the Republican convention.
And contrary to conventional wisdom -- and those strip club stats -- there is plenty of real religion in Tampa, as Lauren Markoe reports.
Whether Florida’s spiritualists will be any help to the GOP is another matter, the Washington Post predicts.
CNN has 8 other ways “faith will matter” at the convention.
The Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and a pastor who has ripped the Republican Party over its immigration stances, has had a change of heart: he will give the opening benediction at the convention on Tuesday.
Democratic strategist James Carville says that instead of Cardinal Dolan, who is to bless the Republican convention on Thursday, Democrats should invite Sister Simone Campbell and her “Nuns On The Bus” anti-poverty protest tour to their convention in Charlotte next week. Talk about a hurricane.
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