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4 Jun

A Statement from the American Bible Society Faith of Our Fathers: A Reflection on Father’s Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY, June 4, 2008 The third Sunday in June is observed each year in the United States as Father's Day. The origins of this national event are not clear. Some records suggest that it was first celebrated as a church service some 100 years ago in Fairmont, West Virgin... More

2 Jun

Saints in Cyberspace: A Blog Tour with Reverend James Martin, SJ

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2008 (Chicago, IL) - Author James Martin, SJ thinks the saints have something important to tell you: Be yourself. During the first week of June, James Martin, SJ, author of the best-selling memoir My Life with the Saints, (Loyola Press) will visit a different blog each... More

2 Jun

Organizations Join Forces for Strength

June 2, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In 2006, six people embarked on a journey from Phoenix, AZ, to Washington, D.C. In 2007 they released the film "Asphalt Gospel" which chronicles that Walk. In three short years the organization known as CrossWalk America (CWA) has garnered support and attention ac... More

2 Jun

National Nonprofit Marks Milestone Effort to Find Next Generation of Church Leaders

Growing need for young leaders creates 'ecumenical leadership gap;' Fund awards $1.5 million in 2008 fellowships, $16 million over decade ATLANTA, June 2, 2008 - Congregations in most Christian denominations feel a growing need to attract and retain qualified young clergy to their pulpits. As... More

30 May

News Media Invited to Attend All or Part of International Worldwide Marriage Encounter Convention

MEDIA ADVISORY MEDIA ADVISORY MEDIA ADVISORY News Media Invited to Attend All or Part of International Worldwide Marriage Encounter Convention OVER 700 COUPLES TO SUPPORT LIFE TIME COMMITMENTS TO MARRIAGE The 40th Anniversary International convention of Worldwide Marriage Encounter, to be held June... More

29 May

Emory Jewish Law Expert Speaks Out On Bioethics

Release date: May 29, 2008 Israeli President Shimon Peres invited Emory Law Professor Michael J. Broyde to address biotechnology and ethics at the "Facing Tomorrow" conference held in conjunction with Israel's 60th birthday in Jerusalem earlier this month. Broyde, a senior fellow in the Center for t... More

29 May

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Program Listings for May 30, 2008

This week's edition of the PBS newsmagazine program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY (distributed Friday, May 30 at 5 p.m., check local listings) with guest anchor Kim Lawton will feature the following reports: * Global Food Aid - Kim Lawton talks with former ambassador and congressman Tony Hall about t... More

27 May

‘Change Agent’ Millennials Gather to Explore Countercultural Path to Impact Their World

May 2008

    In city shaped by Dr. King's legacy, gifted youth look to ministry as way to lead change Diverse 'Generation Next' redefines role of faith in work and life Students cross boundaries of denomination & race to seek purpose, lives of service
WHO: A cross-section of young people from 40 U.S.... More

23 May

California High Court Decision Re-Ignites Same-Sex Marriage Debate in Politics & Religion

For Immediate Release Cleveland, OH-The Pilgrim Press has experienced resurgence in demand for a title initially released in 2004 in the wake of the Massachusetts high court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in the commonwealth: Same-Sex Marriage? A Christian Ethical Analysis. Now with the decisio... More

23 May

Divine Intervention Through the Internet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "A miracle, something wonderful, was what I found as I logged onto the internet for a better interpretation of the meaning of my company's motto from Matthew 5:14 (You are the light of the world) which not only gave me a greater understanding but it also gave me a sign of a glo... More

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