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23 Apr

Sharing the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ in Prison

"There is always discussion about our ministry plans and our future ministries. Certainly we care about inmates and their reentry into society. We want prisoners to have education, good medical care, job training, etc. However, we must never lose sight of the original vision of our ministry. The vis... More

21 Apr

United Methodist General Conference to Consider Divestment

United Methodist General Conference to Consider Divestment Washington, DC, April 21, 2008 - United Methodists from Europe, Asia, Africa and the United States will gather April 23 - May 2 in Ft. Worth Texas at the denomination's quadrennial conference. The General Conference, the church's official... More

18 Apr

United Methodists Receive Divestment Support from Israelis

More than 130 Israelis have signed a letter expressing support for United Methodist divestment from companies that sustain Israel's occupation of Palestinian land. They join many Jewish groups and a number of Holocaust survivors in backing divestment proposals which will be considered at the denomin... More

18 Apr

RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY PROGRAM LISTINGS FOR APRIL 18, 2008

** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** This week's edition of the PBS newsmagazine program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY (distributed Friday, April 18 at 5 p.m., check local listings) will feature the following reports: Pope Benedict's U.S. Visit - Kim Lawton reports on the speci... More

17 Apr

China Slammed for Return of North Korean Refugees

MEDIA ADVISORY China Slammed for Return of North Korean Refugees Open Doors USA Helps Head Up NK Freedom Week Events April 26-May 3; Interviews Available SANTA ANA, Calif. (April 16) - A United States commission said Tuesday that North Korean refugees suspected of meeting with religious groups of... More

17 Apr

KIDSPIRIT MAGAZINE, A UNIQUE QUARTERLY MAGAZINE BY AND FOR YOUTH, GOES TO PRESS

KIDSPIRIT MAGAZINE, A UNIQUE QUARTERLY MAGAZINE BY AND FOR YOUTH, GOES TO PRESS Nonprofit magazine about life's "Big Questions" is created by and for young teens KidSpirit Magazine, a new Brooklyn-based magazine with an all-kid Editorial Board, is trying to empower kids eleven to fifteen to explor... More

16 Apr

RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY & PBS WORLD CHANNEL PROVIDE LIVE COVERAGE AND ANALYSIS OF POPE

For Immediate Release Washington, D.C., April 15, 2008 - The public affairs program RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY, produced by Thirteen/WNET New York, will offer live coverage of Pope Benedict XVI's address to the United Nations' General Assembly this Friday, April 18 on PBS WORLD. Host Bob... More

15 Apr

American Bible Society Welcomes Pope Benedict XVI to America

News Release American Bible Society I 1865 Broadway New York, NY 10023 New York - April 14, 2008 - The American Bible Society is marking the first visit to the United States by Pope Benedict XVI with a special printing of the Gospel of Luke featuring the likeness of His Holiness on the cover. T... More

14 Apr

Pew Forum’s Religion & Politics ‘08 Earns Webby Nomination

For Immediate Release April 11, 2008 Washington, DC - The Webby Awards have named the Pew Forum's Religion & Politics '08 one of five finalists for Best Politics Website of 2008. Described as "the Oscars of the Internet" by The New York Times, the Webby Awards honor online excellence. This year's... More

14 Apr

INSIDE THE KILLERS’ RECREATIONAL LIFE:  NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL PRESENTS AN UNPRECED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 10, 2008) The death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau is considered ground zero for the killings during the Holocaust, a place where the Nazis and their collaborators murdered more than one million people. And while history has clearly judged those responsi... More

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