Tag: Jimmy Carter

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    Of all the social issues facing our world, President Jimmy Carter says the abuse of women and girls is the greatest injustice of all, and that the pretext is often religion. More

    May 9, 2014 | Comments

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    “Whenever women are treated as inferior in the eyes of God, this is a misinterpretation of what Jesus Christ taught.” Watch more of our conversation with President Carter on women’s rights around the world. More

    May 9, 2014 | Comments

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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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    To mark Human Rights Day on December 10 and the awarding of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize in absentia to jailed Chinese pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo, read an essay about a new book on human rights in history and religion’s role in the human rights movement. More

    December 9, 2010 | Comments

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    A former president’s effort to rid the world of a painful parasitic disease has been praised as an effective model for how to tackle entrenched poverty and other global problems. More

    April 16, 2010 | Comments

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    Read our discussion with former president Jimmy Carter about how his faith informed his presidency and his mission to fight global poverty and hunger. More

    October 29, 1999 | Comments

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    As he has since he was 18, Former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school most Sundays at his little Baptist church in Georgia. However, Mr. Carter’s primary vocation is trying to prevent conflicts, promote democracy, and fight hunger and disease in the poorest parts of the world. More

    October 29, 1999 | Comments