Episcopalian Leopold Frade had some strong words for the president during a recent speech about immigration -- "stop being a sodomite," to be specific.
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Often at odds with the Obama administration over religious liberty, abortion, and gay marriage, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has come out on the president's side this month, pleased with his decision to act unilaterally on immigration, a move they've been encouraging for some time.
A Baltimore postal worker has been convicted of faking a disability to get government benefits for seven years, the Justice Department recently announced.
It's been less than a month since the political thrashing given the ruling party by the American people, and the government is already going off the rails. Like the noxious Roman Emperor Caracalla before him, the president is unilaterally redefining the immigration status of massive numbers of people, while the architect of his defining legislation has been outed as a man with nothing but contempt for those he supposedly serves.
A newly released government investigation has found that three Veterans Affairs health clinics "missed opportunities" to prevent a Vietnam veteran's suicide, with failures ranging from "communication breakdowns" to completely ignoring his "multiple suicide risk factors."
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he thinks that most voters do see themselves as victims Wednesday morning, and that Democrats lost big in the midterms because of their unwillingness to address income inequality.
Two Protestant pastors, concerned about rapidly-changing government definitions of marriage, have started a movement encouraging priests and ministers to refuse to perform civil marriages.
65-year old Marva Wilson was thrilled when she won the Missouri jackpot in 2008. Now, thanks to a heartbreaking fraud committed by a woman she thought of as a friend, she's broke.
A new government investigation has uncovered rampant nepotism at a Justice Department agency, where senior officials routinely gave paid federal jobs to their children stretching back at least to 2005.
The Kansas governor's race was a nailbiter all night, with Republican incumbent Sam Brownback neck and neck with his Democrat challenger Paul Davis right up until Davis conceded around midnight EST. Looking at recent media coverage leading up to the election, though, you never would've known that #KSgov was a race to watch, especially since so many talking heads heralded it as a referendum on conservative policies.
Incumbent Governor Sam Brownback narrowly defeated challenger Paul Davis after a race defined by the Kansas governor's ambitious tax reforms.
Republican businessman Bruce Rauner has narrowly defeated incumbent Governor Pat Quinn for the Illinois governorship in what has become the most expensive gubernatorial race in the state's history.
While Middle Eastern Christians rarely grab the attention of western media unless they're being slaughtered, one small community on the West Bank has caught the eye of The Associated Press for a much happier reason --- beer.
The owner of two mental health clinics in Louisiana has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for stealing millions of taxpayer dollars in an elaborate Medicare fraud scheme involving beneficiary recruiters, managers, therapists and a psychiatrist that lasted over seven years.
The Justice Department has filed suit against Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona, for failing to promote an Army National Guardsman because of anti-military bias.
Two former bank executives have been charged with stealing millions of taxpayer dollars by defrauding programs intended to bail out struggling banks and promoting lending among low income communities, the Troubled Asset Relief Program's Special Inspector General announced Friday.
In 2012, police officers shot Milton Hall, a mentally ill African-American man, 46 times, killing him almost instantly. Both the county prosecutor and the Department of Justice refused to press charges. Now, the American Civil Liberties Union has released video footage of the shooting, along with a statement from the man's mother, Jewel Hall.
Twenty-five-year-old Cameron Lacroix, who in 2009 was sent to juvie for hacking into Paris Hilton's cellphone, will soon find himself in the big house --- this time for stealing credit and debit card numbers, as well as for hacking into police and academic computer systems.
The owners of a South African safari company have been indicted for tricking American hunters into illegal rhino hunts and secretly trafficking the horns on black markets, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.