Tag: African-American

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    The Southern Baptists try to broaden their appeal, the Catholic Bishops maintain their sex abuse policy, and the White House defends the US military mission in Libya. More

    June 17, 2011 | Comments

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    Donating organs and tissues “is considered an altruistic, charitable act and all the major religions look favorably upon that behavior,” says ethicist Robert Veatch. More

    June 3, 2011 | Comments

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    “That old singing, that old praying which I love so much—that is the great strength of my being, of my writing,” says the author of “A Lesson before Dying” and many other critically acclaimed books. More

    February 18, 2011 | Comments

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    Read an excerpt from “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” by Ernest J. Gaines. More

    February 18, 2011 | Comments

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    During the Montgomery bus boycott “it was black Christians teaching white Christians what it mean to be Christian,” says a white Lutheran pastor who joined with Martin Luther King Jr. and others to change the world. More

    January 14, 2011 | Comments

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    “We do this not to create Catholics, but because we are Catholic. It’s the social justice teachings of the church that drive us,” says WJA director of counseling services Ann Clark. The tuition-free middle school explicitly addresses the spiritual and moral development of its students. More

    November 12, 2010 | Comments

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    Steve Krueger, national director of Catholic Democrats, describes Democratic religious outreach this year as “a work in progress.” More

    October 29, 2010 | Comments

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    “How do we save our community?” asks Bishop Rainey Cheeks of Inner Light Ministries in Washington, DC. “We can have all the other theological debates later on, but right now we are in trouble.” More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    "We must return to the values that made the black church a true success," says Rev. Mark Whitlock, director of community initiatives at USC's Center for Religion and Civic Culture, where a mentoring program trains African-American clergy in community organizing, economic development, and church leadership strategies.

    August 21, 2009 | Comments

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    We’re segregated in housing. The job market is segregated, and we end up going to churches with people who look like us. Experts say US churches are ten times less diverse than the neighborhoods they sit in.

    July 31, 2009 | Comments

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