Getting religion

Democrats connect with faith activists
Democratic Party leaders and progressive religious activists are persevering in their separate but complementary efforts to shape a connection between faith and politics. This is happening despite some embarrassing missteps last summer by party officials, and despite the November postelection letdown for those religious leaders who were denied access to the White House for another four years.

“It’s a miracle that we stayed together after the election,” said Bob Edgar, general secretary of the National Council of Churches, referring to an ongoing “movement” among like-minded faith activists.

 

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