Tag: social justice

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    “We don’t want a religious state,” says Muslim Brotherhood member of parliament Ossama Yassin. “We want a modern, civil, democratic state belonging to the people.” More

    February 10, 2012 | Comments

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    “Obama is back on message. Echoing Franklin Roosevelt, he preached economic liberty to the poor and justice to the oppressed without pandering to religious prejudices.” More

    January 25, 2012 | Comments

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    “We are here to provide a religious presence. We are here to listen to people, to hear what’s on their hearts. And we’re here to pray with people…because people are in crisis and that’s why we are all here.” says protest chaplain Erica Richmond. More

    October 28, 2011 | Comments

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    Senate Democrats invited religion reporters to Capitol Hill to talk about outreach to communities of faith, the role of values in governing, and religious involvement in domestic and foreign policy issues. More

    July 28, 2010 | Comments

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    We have a story about two people in the vanguard of a historic grassroots movement that's brought hundreds of thousands of volunteers to the region. Its focus has shifted from Katrina's immediate aftermath to broader issues of social justice.

    August 29, 2008 | Comments

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    In northern California, Rabbi Alan Lew encourages Jews to borrow from the Buddhist tradition of meditation to enhance their practice during the High Holidays and all year round. Says Lew, “what really makes Jewish prayer powerful is something inexpressible, and meditation really sensitizes you to the inexpressible.” More

    September 15, 2006 | Comments

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