Tag: Unemployment

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    Seminary graduates are finding it increasingly difficult to secure paid, full-time jobs as pastors. Many are turning to other ways to serve or simply make ends meet while they look for work. “These students genuinely feel that existentially they have been challenged by God to serve people.” says Greg Sterling, dean of Yale Divinity School. “How are they going to do that if they can’t be supported” by a financially viable congregation? More

    May 2, 2014 | Comments

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    “One of my goals is to get pastors and congregations to feel emboldened to ask questions about the economy,” says Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary in New York City. More

    November 8, 2013 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts of interviews with people of faith who are supporting the Occupy Wall Street protests. More

    October 28, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s June 3, 2011 speech to the Faith and Freedom Coalition in Washington. More

    June 7, 2011 | Comments

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    What did people of faith think about President Obama’s State of the Union address? Watch our panel of religion analysts assess the speech. More

    January 27, 2011 | Comments

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    “The spiritual value of seeing God in the other cannot be stressed enough in politics today.” More

    January 27, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch our annual reporters roundtable on the most important religion and ethics news of the past year. More

    December 22, 2010 | Comments

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    According to US government figures, more than 40,000 people have been brought in to help clean up the oil and deal with the crisis. But many in the fishing industry say they haven’t been able to get work, and they don’t know when they’ll be able to resume their livelihoods. More

    July 23, 2010 | Comments

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    A Cleveland-based welding-equipment manufacturer combines its no-layoffs policy with rigorous productivity standards, generous bonuses, and a labor-management culture that respects the dignity of employees. More

    July 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Sixteen years after a mostly peaceful transition and elections that brought Nelson Mandela to power, the verdict on South Africa is decidedly mixed. More

    July 2, 2010 | Comments

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