Tag: Churches

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    During decades of civil war in Sudan, says John Ashworth of Catholic Relief Services, the church was the only institution on the ground with the people, and because of that it gained huge moral authority. Now South Sudan is voting in a referendum for independence from the Muslim-majority national government in Khartoum. More

    January 14, 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’re looking at long-term changes to make something sustainable here,” says World Vision’s Mary Kate MacIssac. Watch more interviews about the recovery effort and more video of three different church services on a recent Sunday morning in Port-au-Prince. More

    January 11, 2011 | Comments

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    On December 14, religious leaders held a prayer summit and “Jericho March” on Capitol Hill to urge senators to vote in favor of a bill that would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country by their parents and who go on to attend college or serve in the military. More

    December 15, 2010 | Comments

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    What war veterans need, says Rev. Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock of the Truth Commission on Conscience in War, “is for people to let them tell their stories and listen, and most congregations don’t really have a clue how to do that.” More

    November 12, 2010 | Comments

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    “There’s something happening inside of the hearts and minds of people that has brought us all together,” says Rev. John Dee Jeffries of the First Baptist Church in Chalmette, Louisiana.
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    August 27, 2010 | Comments

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    “There are moments when we must challenge the laws of society,” says Bishop Minerva Carcano of the United Methodist Church’s Desert Southwest Conference. More

    May 21, 2010 | Comments

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    As national elections approach in the fragile African country of Sudan, one church’s commitment to its education, agriculture, water, and micro-enterprise projects there remains steadfast. More

    April 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch more of correspondent Kim Lawton’s interviews with the pastor of Ginghamsburg Church, who says faith communities must remind the world “that there is a moral mandate we have as human beings toward the treatment of other human beings.” More

    April 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch some of the religious leaders who were at the March 21 interfaith prayer service for immigration reform on the National Mall.

    March 22, 2010 | Comments

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