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  • The Rev. Franklin Graham, seen with the Rev. Billy Graham, says his 90-year-old father would "certainly like to meet (President-elect Barack Obama) and pray with him." (Associated Press)

    Franklin Graham: Putin gets a thumbs-up on gay issues, Obama not so much

    When it comes to deciding what to do with gays, Russia's President Vladimir Putin has the lead on President Obama, in the eyes of world-renowned evangelist Franklin Graham.

  • **FILE** The Rev. Billy Graham speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., in December 2010. (Associated Press)

    Billy Graham to celebrate 95th birthday: Bill Clinton, Sarah Palin among invited

    The turnout for the Rev. Billy Graham’s 95th birthday is expected to reach into the triple-digits on Thursday, as many as 700 have been invited to the Asheville celebration.

The Rev. Franklin Graham was at the Pentagon on Thursday to pray on a sidewalk outside the building. His invitation to participate in National Prayer Day there was rescinded after Muslim members of the military complained that he smeared their religion in 2001 remarks in the Wall Street Journal.

    Rev. Franklin Graham: America ‘in a mess’ for turning from God

    The Rev. Franklin Graham – son of world-known Christian preacher Billy Graham – said America is facing dire straits mostly because leaders have failed to give God proper due.

  • Dr. Ben Carson gives the keynote speech during the Fellowship Foundation's National Prayer Breakfast in Washington in February, 2013. (Courtesy of C-SPAN)

    The long line of conservatives targeted by the IRS

    Tea party groups, Franklin Graham, Christine O'Donnell, a pro-marriage group. And now Dr. Ben Carson. The list of conservatives targeted by the Internal Revenue Service for audits, tax-exempt reviews or tax privacy breaches keeps growing, raising fresh questions in Washington about whether a scandal the Obama administration has blamed on bureaucratic incompetence and coincidence may in fact involve something more nefarious.

  • ** FILE ** The Rev. Franklin Graham (left) escorts his father, the Rev. Billy Graham, to the pulpit to deliver the final sermon at the Metro Maryland 2006 Franklin Graham Festival at Camden Yards in Baltimore. (The Washington Times)

    Franklin Graham: IRS targeted our evangelical groups, too

    Franklin Graham, the son of Billy Graham and the president of the family's evangelical association, said in a letter to President Obama that the Internal Revenue Service targeted them, too.

  • Republican presidential candidate and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum pumps his fist Feb. 21, 2012, during a campaign stop at the Maricopa County Lincoln Day Luncheon in Phoenix. (Associated Press)

    Santorum stirs new talk of Obama's faith

    The White House on Tuesday attempted to brush aside comments about President Obama's theology from Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum, as well as more pointed remarks by the Rev. Franklin Graham that cast doubt on Mr. Obama's religion.

  • American Scene

    The Army is considering whether to rescind an invitation to evangelist Franklin Graham to appear at the Pentagon amid complaints about his description of Islam as evil, a military spokesman said Wednesday.

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  • "In my opinion, Putin is right on these issues," Mr. Graham wrote, in the March issue of the Charlotte-based Billy Graham Evangelistic Association publication, Decision magazine. "Obviously, he may be wrong about many things, but he has taken a stand to protect his nation's children from the damaging effects of any gay and lesbian agenda."

    Franklin Graham: Putin gets a thumbs-up on gay issues, Obama not so much →

  • "He may not see or hear as well, but his mind remains sharp as a razor," Franklin Graham told the Charlotte Observer. "He's been active in politics since the 1940s. People need to remember that."

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