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24 august 2020

07:00
Our nation is much more diverse today?religiously, ethnically, and racially?than at any time in our history. While that diversity is our strength, it can mean growing disagreement about norms, values, and how we should live. The First Amendment...


20 august 2020

16:22
On July 30, 2020, United Christians of Florida Political Action Committee formally announced that it is endorsing David Irving Shiner for Palm Beach County Commissioner, District 5. Mr. Shiner responded to this noteworthy endorsement by saying, "I...

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Social entrepreneur and founder of American Awakening John Kingston and longtime political consultant and pastor Joel Searby today announced the launch of "Christians Against Trumpism & Political Extremism" in partnership with Stand Up Republic. The...

08:15
The recently published LSV Bible from Covenant Press has charted a fundamentally different course than the 20th and 21st century Critical Text translations. The new Literal Standard Version is based on the Textus Receptus, in line with the earlier...

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In this recent Message, Karriem Allah parses several prophetic narratives in the Holy Quran, describing how these events are being fulfilled today in the Life of the Messiah, the Honorable Louis Farrakhan. Karriem Allah explains how and why the...


18 august 2020

15:00
ThePersecuted.org is releasing information on the South Korean government's response to South Korea's latest coronavirus outbreak. An illegal anti-government rally this weekend attended by hundreds of members of Sarang Jeil Presbyterian Church became...


17 august 2020

16:01
Loyola Press announced the Chicago-based publisher will expand its multimedia products with a new video game, Wanderlight: A Pilgrim's Adventure, releasing August 17, 2020. Developed for home and classroom use, Wanderlight combines the beauty and...

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The G20 Interfaith Forum, the world's leading organization focused on bringing faith and policy together, hosted its North American regional meeting today. The virtual meeting focused on the religious response to COVID-19, racism and refugees and...

13:00
As the world continues to fight a historic global pandemic, three leading Christian humanitarian organizations?World Vision, Compassion International and Food for the Hungry?announced today the Unite to Fight Poverty virtual concert to support the...

12:00
The virtual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival (SVJFF) opens August 23 and tickets to an impressive slate of SVJFF films are now available at www.svjff.org. The 29th Festival season, which runs until September 7, is 100 percent online for the...

08:38
On July 20, 2020, a large billboard was placed directly in front of the entrance to the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, FL. The Eternal Gospel Church in West Palm Beach, FL is responsible for the billboard.  Their website,...


14 august 2020

09:00
Catholics for Change in Our Church (CCOC), an independent organization of Catholics seeking a greater role for the laity in the Church, today released a Progress Report and statement on the second anniversary of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report on...


13 august 2020

18:22
American Jewish Committee cautioned Governor Gavin Newsom and top state education officials about last-minute additions before a scheduled hearing on the revised model ethnic studies curriculum. "We were surprised and disappointed to see last...

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Mike Evans, the founder of the Friends of Zion Heritage Center in Jerusalem, said that five to six Muslim Gulf States would make peace with Israel. Evans who has met with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the UAE, and that he fully expected that...

10:45
Compassion International's network of more than 8,000 church partners has distributed over four million food packs to families during the COVID-19 pandemic so far, the organization announced....

09:03
The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Indextm for the second quarter of 2020 registered 3.0 on a 5-point scale (with 5 indicating high confidence and 1 indicating low confidence). The Q2 Index measurement, based on a June 2020 survey of 26...

08:00
As the U.S. continues to practice social distancing, there is no need to be socially isolated. With more than half of Americans reporting the coronavirus is harming their mental health (for women and Blacks, this number increases), feelings of...

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COVID-19 has affected the way Americans live, work, and learn.  This fall, thousands of children will return to schools in online learning environments.  While expected to be temporary, assistance for students to have the technology they need to...


12 august 2020

12:52
American Jewish Committee (AJC) today released an Arabic-language video about the Jewish connection to Jerusalem, part of the organization's highly successful Arabic video series, 'An al-Yahud ("About the Jews"). The animated short film presents the...


11 august 2020

15:17
The economic impact of COVID-19 lockdowns throughout Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, has led to growing concerns around food instability. Misinformation, stigmas and ostracization of people who have contracted COVID-19 and recovered, have utilized...

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Blackbaud , the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, today announces the availability of its Prayer Wall technology, which enables congregants to share prayer requests online and support others' prayer needs. This new...


10 august 2020

19:52
Nick Cannon, in his first appearance on a Jewish program, AJC Advocacy Anywhere, said today he would be "the sacrificial lamb as a member of the entertainment community" to bring America's Black and Jewish communities closer together. More than...

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On Friday, August 7, 2020, a coalition of more than 120 NGOs submitted a letter to Facebook, urging the social media company to implement a comprehensive hate speech policy on anti-Semitism that incorporates the full International Holocaust...


9 august 2020

08:31
Nick Cannon will appear Monday on the popular American Jewish Committee online program, AJC Advocacy Anywhere, for a candid conversation about antisemitism, racism, and Black-Jewish relations. The online series has attracted more than three million...


7 august 2020

17:48
The Knights of Columbus honored its Family of the Year and councils throughout the world with international service awards during a virtual awards ceremony at the Knights' 138th annual convention this week.  In addition to recognizing its Family of...


6 august 2020

17:44
Three 40-foot shipping containers filled with humanitarian aid that included thousands of handmade quilts and baby-care items were destroyed in the devastating August 4 explosions at the port of Beirut, Lebanon, the NGO Lutheran World Relief learned...

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Building on its effective advocacy on behalf of persecuted Christians and other religious minorities, the Knights of Columbus will launch a new initiative to report on religious persecution in Nigeria. "The effort is similar to what we have done in...

08:47
What started as a simple live streamed fundraising event for a local church in Los Angeles, California, has now blossomed into a global broadcast soon to be aired internationally, Saturday, August 22, 2020. The Gospel Renaissance Livestream has...

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Karriem Allah opens this Message discussing how the Holy Quran establishes the fact that Allah is/was responsible for the "collecting, reciting and explaining" of the Holy Quran, which was to occur after Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) death. Karriem Allah...


5 august 2020

23:00
People around the globe say this year is full of disasters. But at the same time, we can also see how corporations, countries, and people show more compassion and solidarity towards each other and try to make the difference....

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The United States District Court for the District of Maryland has scheduled a preliminary injunction hearing next week on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 10 a.m.  At the hearing, the Court will consider plaintiffs', represented by Joseph Greenwald &...

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Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson urged the Knights to redouble their efforts to combat racism, violence and hatred through their ongoing witness of charity, unity and fraternity in society.  "Living these principles," he said, "is the...

09:57
Mennonite Church USA ? Mennonite Church USA (MC USA), a historic peace church that actively practices biblically-based peace, justice and nonresistance, has issued a call to white people to engage in anti-racism work in the United States and across...


4 august 2020

19:41
Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson today announced the creation of a new pilgrimage destination named for the Order's founder. The Blessed Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center will be located at the current Knights of Columbus Museum in...

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EWTN News Nightly Anchor Tracy Sabol conducted an exclusive interview with President Donald J. Trump this morning live from the Roosevelt Room in the West Wing of the White House. The interview will air at 6 p.m. ET, Tuesday (tonight), Aug.4, with a...

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A new online service ? Find the Way ? features encouragement, biblical insight and spiritual understanding assembled from leading current content published by the United Church of God, an International Association. Available online at the top-ranked...

09:56
On Monday, August 3, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, with the leadership of the Friends of St. Nicholas and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, visited the World Trade Center to witness the...

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With shrinking congregations, an insufficient number of priests, and now Covid-19, many Catholic churches are struggling to survive. In such an environment, running a church can be prohibitively expensive. To help right this situation, a...


3 august 2020

21:31
St. Christopher's Inn and the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement are pleased to announce that Dr. James G. Schiller, Ph.D., recently joined St. Christopher's Inn as its new Executive Director. "Dr. Schiller has worked throughout his career to bring...

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For nearly 20 years I have led the Southern Baptist Church and our Mary Harvin Transformation Center Community Development Corporation in East Baltimore with a divinely inspired vision to transform our church and community into the Kingdom of God,...

16:30
Vertical Entertainment announces the release of the new faith-based film SWITCHED, debuting on Digital and Video On Demand September 4 and coming to DVD October 6. From the production studios of Mustard Seed Entertainment and Weider Entertainment,...

16:12
Pope Francis recognized the Knights of Columbus for the fraternal order's efforts to build a "fraternal, just and equitable world," on the eve of the Knights' 138th annual convention....

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A beacon of hope, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the Church shines brightly as OSV Institute prepares to award three $100,000 prizes as the culmination to their first-ever Innovation Challenge to be held at The University of Notre Dame on...

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Based in Atlanta, this gospel group recently released the music video for their first single, "God's Still Passing Out A Blessing." Doug Baynes, producer/songwriter/lead singer of this new release, believes that God gave him this particular song to...


31 july 2020

08:36
COVID-19 has had a profound effect on the criminal justice system. Before this year, no one would have considered how the prison population would be affected by a pandemic. Most prisons do not have the most ideal health conditions, and it's easy...

06:23
At an online meeting to discuss construction of the future Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center in the city of Kyiv, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky told the Center's Supervisory Board that he supports its construction:...


30 july 2020

19:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Eid al-Adha: "Today, Muslims in Canada and around the world will mark the end of the Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, and celebrate Eid al-Adha.   "Eid al-Adha...

16:43
American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised Spain for adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism. Announcement of the Spanish government decision came in a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister...

08:38
Harvest Home Films LLC is proud to announce the production of The Harvest, a film that addresses relevant Christian themes through a celebration of the outdoor way of life while promoting a respect for the land, water and the great past time of...

08:17
On Tuesday, July 28th a warrant was filed for the arrest of Chairman Lee Man-Hee, leader of Shincheonji Church of Jesus. It was alleged that he had submitted a falsified list of church members and facilities to the government and embezzled 5 million...