The White House concluded its week of Easter celebrations with a breakfast reception by Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama at the White House Friday morning, where the leaders discussed the importance of Christ’s sacrifice to the world. “In these sacred days, those of us as Christians remember the tremendous sacrifice Jesus made […]

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, who are not Catholic, nonetheless joined in the congratulation, extending their “warm wishes to His Holiness Pope Francis as he ascends to the Chair of Saint Peter and begins his papacy.” On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I offer our warm wishes to His Holiness Pope […]

Vice President Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an official swearing-in ceremony at the Naval Observatory. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor was hand-picked by the second in command to administer the oath, making her the first Hispanic judge to ever to do so for the two highest-ranking positions in U.S. office. Previously, […]

On January 20, 2013 the inauguration President Barack Obama will be  taking the oath of office that officially begins his  second  term as President of the United States. The history of presidential inaugurations can be traced back to that of George Washington on April 30, 1789. Inaugurations are never held on Sundays. If January 20 […]

The Rev. Louie Giglio of Passion City Church in Atlanta said in a statement he withdrew because it was likely that the “prayer I would offer will be dwarfed by those seeking to make their agenda the focal point of the inauguration.” Addie Whisenant, a spokeswoman for the Presidential Inaugural Committee, said the committee had […]

Today the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) announced the Bibles that President Obama and Vice President Biden will use at their swearing-in ceremonies on Sunday, January 20, and Monday, January 21. On Sunday, January 20, President Obama will take the oath of office using the Robinson Family Bible. On Monday, January 21, the President will take […]

He emphasized his main campaign theme of fighting for equal opportunity for all, saying the political arguments that come with democracy in America were a necessary part of the process. Here are just a few highlights that resonate the loudest: Tonight, in this election, you, the American people, reminded us that while our road has […]