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2 Sep

The First Church of Christ, Scientist Joins Health Care Reformers to Voice Need for Spiritual Care

September 2, 2008 REMINDER: MEDIA ADVISORY While the nation's policymakers grapple with ways to make health care more affordable to all, we shouldn't forget the importance of prayer-based care to millions of Americans. That is the message Phil Davis, chief spokesman and legislative affairs represen... More

2 Sep

Fr. Pablo Straub Records Historic CD on His Jubilee

First CD to join EWTN personality with the music of St. Alphonsus Liguori DENVER...September 2, 2008...Fr. Pablo Straub, Redemptorist missionary and EWTN personality, celebrates his 50th year in the priesthood with a very special recording. Praying the Seven Sorrows of Mary with St. Alphonsus Maria... More

28 Aug

The Alban Institute Releases Special Report on Transition into Ministry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Becoming a Pastor: Reflections on the Transition into Ministry Washington, D.C. (August 28, 2008)-For years religious leaders have debated the strategies for effectively preparing seminary students for ministry. Even though congregational (or clinical) work in pastoral ministry... More

28 Aug

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Program Listings for August 29, 2008

** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** This week's edition of the PBS newsmagazine program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY #1152 (distributed Friday, August 29 at 5 p.m., check local listings) with guest anchor Fred de Sam Lazaro will feature the following reports: • 2008 Campaign... More

27 Aug

Tyrone Short Announces Momma is Daddy Going to Hell? at Lulu.com

Aurora, Co August 2008 *Release Source: Tyrone Short FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Momma is Daddy Going to Hell? Of interest to editors and journalists covering: Religion, Christianity, and Spirituality Tyrone Short Announces Momma is Daddy Going to Hell? at Lulu.com. Aurora, Co - August, 2008 / - Tyrone Sh... More

26 Aug

Faith & Values Media Announces Winners of Its 2008 Member Productions Grants

NEW YORK - Faith & Values Media (http://www.faithandvaluesmedia.org/), the nation's largest coalition of Christian, Jewish and Islamic faith groups dedicated to media production, distribution and promotion, has chosen the winners for its 2008 member productions grants. The awards were given to Faith... More

25 Aug

Fair Witness Condemns America Magazine Article on Bethlehem

Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East strongly condemns an article about Israel's security barrier in the latest edition of America Magazine. In what has become a routine distortion of facts when it comes to America's coverage of the Arab/Israeli conflict, the article "Bethlehem's Wall" arg... More

25 Aug

Citizens for Community Values Wins Acton Institute’s $10,000 Samaritan Award

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Aug. 25, 2008) - The 2008 Samaritan Award, given to privately funded charities, was awarded to the Citizens for Community Values of Memphis, Tenn. By helping women and children escape the sex-for-sale industry, this charity through its Way Out program works to restore community... More

21 Aug

The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Media Advisory

While the nation's policymakers grapple with ways to make health care more affordable to all, we shouldn't forget the importance of prayer-based care to millions of Americans. That is the message Phil Davis, chief spokesman and legislative affairs representative for The First Church of Christ, Scien... More

21 Aug

New Book by Peace Activist Priest John Dear, SJ, Recounts Life of Civil Disobedience

August 20, 2008 (Chicago) -- How does a "spoiled, wealthy frat boy" go from beer-chugging contests in a Duke University fraternity to peace activism and more than 75 arrests in the name of the nonviolent Jesus? John Dear, SJ, a 2008 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, tells his story in A Persistent Peace: O... More

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