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At the “Mobilization to End Poverty” conference in Washington on April 27, 2009, Joshua DuBois, director of the White House faith-based office, was asked how the administration will deal with faith-based hiring discrimination.
Christianitiy is one of the ancient religious traditions of India, and scholars are searching for manuscript evidence to document its early roots there.
Father Patrick Desbois has documented the murder of 1.5 million Jews who were shot dead and buried throughout Ukraine by the Nazis. Finding the mass graves has been "a sacred mission."
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In a recession economy, will money trump moral arguments as state legislatures continue considering repeal of the death penalty?
Matthew McGarry, Catholic Relief Services representative in Afghanistan, says "people's faith is central to every aspect of their daily life in Afghanistan, and not taking that into account can undermine every other positive thing that the Administration might want to do."
Memory and remembrance are central to Judaism, says artist Mark Podwal, whose documentary HOUSE OF LIFE, a loving appreciation of the old Jewish cemetery in Prague, includes the Pinkas Synagogue's memorial to Czech Holocaust victims.
"It's in the people around us who are the most vulnerable where we are going to see the face of God," says Nelson Kraybill, president of Elkhart's Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.
For 100 days in 1994, Rwandans killed each other at a rate of 10,000 a day. Today the country tries to heal its wounds and deal with the consequences of the slaughter. "We have a nation to build," says Anglican Bishop John Rucyahana. "We cannot wait until we forget the genocide."