The Republican National Convention will run from Monday to Thursday next week and attendees will hear from some of the biggest names in politics.
They’ll also be hearing from some of the biggest names in religion. Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York will give the convention’s closing prayer after Mitt Romney accepts the nomination for president on Thursday night.
Religion and politics are nothing new. Since George W. Bush won the presidency with the help of religious voters, both sides have looked to add a prayer service to their party. But Anna Sale, reporter for It's a Free Country, wants to know: will we hear the M-word? How will Mitt Romney's Mormonism be highlighted — or avoided?