Roman Catholic Bishops and Evangelical Church leaders have declared that the Obama Administration has gone to war against religion – meaning their religion, or at least religion as they proclaim it from their leadership positions, which is not necessarily the same as what the vast majority of their members believe. The accusation of war is stretched to take the Constitution’s guarantee of religious freedom.

Is someone making a bad joke, or has the gradual union of conservative Christians and the Republican Party finally crossed the boundaries of traditional and theological church differences to form a conservative church party within the political party? Has the opposition of Roman Catholic bishops and evangelical leaders to Obama finally become the unapologetic involvement of those institutional churches in national elective politics? Read More…