Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Christians Hold Bible Reading Marathon on US Capitol Steps

As presidents before him have done, Barack Obama is expected to issue a proclamation making tomorrow (May 7) a National Day of Prayer.   The annual observance was first proclaimed in 1952 by President Harry Truman, responding to an appeal from Rev. Billy Graham.   While organizers present the event as a non-denominational exercise that “belongs to all Americans,” the day of prayer draws participation mostly from conservative Christians and is routinely called into question by...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter