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8 May

Peace activists receive the Golden Rule Peace Medal of 2008

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Interfaith Peace-building Initiative of Ethiopia (IPI) gave its 2008 Golden Rule Peace Medal Award to the Awra Amba Community of Ethiopia, Sheikh Saleh H. Habimana of Rwanda, and David Keating of Canada and appointed them as Goodwill Ambassadors of the Golden... More

7 May

NACBA Training to focus on Creating Accountability for Congregational Financial Leadership

For Immediate Release: Unfortunately it was not an unusual call. The question from the reporter of a local Indiana paper was one we had heard before: "Can a congregation recover after their business manager has stolen $250,000?" Seems the church had limited accounting controls in place and the busin... More

7 May

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Hosting 40th Anniversary Convention

WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER National Office 2210 East Highland Avenue, Suite 106 San Bernardino, CA 92404 (909) 863-9963 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ontario, CA - This year Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) celebrates 40 years of enriching and strengthening marriages in the United States and across the... More

6 May

Register now for a free seminar on May 14 for journalists: China, Religion & Human Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE All journalists are invited to attend this free seminar on Wed., May 14, 2008, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. WORKSHOP OVERVIEW Fierce debates about human rights and religious freedom in China are intensifying as the Beijing Olympics draw near. This free seminar... More

5 May

Christians for Fair Witness Applauds United Methodists For Rejecting Divestment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East applauds the United Methodist Church for rejecting divestment from companies doing business with the state of Israel. Five annual U.S. Methodist conferences and one independent Methodist organization (Methodist Federation for Socia... More

2 May

Mother’s Day and Remarkable Women: In Praise of Mothers of the Bible

News Release American Bible Society I 1865 Broadway New York, NY 10023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York - May 2, 2008 - Mother's Day is observing its 100th anniversary this year and this a perfect time to consider the incalculable value of mothers to families and to society. The Bible is filled with... More

2 May

Hundreds of Jews, Christians and Muslims Reflect on a Jewish and Palestinian Homeland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2008 On April 26 and 26, Villanova University was the site of a major international gathering of Jews, Christians, and Muslims to explore the concept of "homeland" as a central category of "The Quest for Place and Peace in the Middle East." The major sponsor of the con... More

2 May

Pluralism Sunday - May 11, 2008 - Worldwide

Christian churches around the world will celebrate Pluralism Sunday on May 11 in worship - in recognition that other religions may be as good for others as their faith is good for them. The worship services will include speakers from other faiths, and music and liturgical elements from other religio... More

1 May

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Program Listings for May 2, 2008

This week's edition of the PBS newsmagazine program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY (distributed Friday, May 2 at 5 p.m., check local listings) will feature the following reports:

    Jeremiah Wright and the Black Church - Bob Abernethy is joined by Dr. Harold Dean Trulear, associate professor of Applied...
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1 May

Sign up now for a free seminar for journalists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE All journalists are invited to attend this free seminar on China & the Olympics, Wed., May 14, 2008, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. WORKSHOP OVERVIEW Fierce debates about human rights and religious freedom in China are intensifying as the Beijing Olympics draw n... More

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