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22 Sep

Rural Communities Seek Next Generation of Ministers to Serve Local Needs, Fill Gaps

WHAT: Paradoxical Possibilities: Exploring Rural Ministry, a national Fund for Theological Education (FTE) learning event for students and seminarians considering a call to pastoral ministry in underserved rural areas. The event is funded by the Otto Bremer Foundation. Participants will gather in ru... More

18 Sep

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Program Listings for September 19, 2008

** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** This week's edition of the PBS newsmagazine program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY #1203 (distributed Friday, September 19 at 5 p.m., check local listings) will feature the following reports: * Perspectives: "Wall Street Ethics" - Bob Abernethy... More

17 Sep

Fair Witness Condemns America Magazine Article on Gaza

Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East condemns the recent article in America Magazine which blames Israel for the violence across its border with Gaza ("Gaza's Children" 9/22/08). "Even a cursory reading of the article written by Donald J. Moore, S.J., reveals its unwholesome agenda," says... More

16 Sep

Hindu American Foundation Joins European Group in Accepting Nominations

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 15, 2008) - In a landmark, trans-Atlantic effort to combat caste-based discrimination, the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) in collaboration with the Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD), a leading non-governmental organization based at The Hague, Netherlands, announced call... More

15 Sep

“Let the Heavens Rejoice”: Sacred Music of the Carpathian Mountains

Fairfax, VA - Eastern Christian Publications and Orientale Lumen TeleVision announce a concert tour named "Let the Heavens Rejoice: Sacred Music of the Carpathian Mountains" scheduled for September 15 through October 12, 2008 in 25 Byzantine Catholic parishes throughout the Northeastern and Midweste... More

15 Sep

Gospel Rescue Missions Measure the ‘Dose’ of Faith in Faith-Based Initiatives

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 12, 2008) --Gospel Rescue Missions, which provide food, clothing and shelter to millions of needy Americans, have embarked on a landmark study to identify how faith works in faith-based social services. A self-selected group of seventeen rescue missions from across the... More

15 Sep

E.J. Dionne Kicks Off Washington National Cathedral’s Fall Sunday Forum Conversations

Cathedral Dean Sam Lloyd and Washington Post Op-ed columnist E. J. Dionne talked about the new role for religion in American politics as the fall Sunday Forum series began yesterday at Washington National Cathedral. The series is a conversation about the intersection of faith and public life, as see... More

15 Sep

Religious Leaders to Discuss Tough Legal Issues

The Most Rev. Wilton D. Gregory, Catholic Archbishop of Atlanta, and the Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, are among those headlining a new lecture series sponsored by Emory University's Center for the Study of Law and Religion (CSLR). The series, "When L... More

15 Sep

This Bible Talks by Pamela Fischer

This first ever talking bible storybook for toddlers and pre readers was created and recently released by author Mrs. Fischer, a California housewife who said the idea came to her in a vision. She shared that experience with her teenage daughter Jenny, an art student, and the idea became a reality -... More

11 Sep

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Program Listings for September 12, 2008

** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** This week's edition of the PBS newsmagazine program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY #1202 (distributed Friday, September 12 at 5 p.m., check local listings) with guest anchor Deborah Potter will feature the following reports: * Sarah Palin and th... More

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