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Payday Lenders; Women’s Mosque of America; Packing Meals for the Hungry
June 3, 2016
Payday Lenders; Women’s Mosque of America; Packing Meals for the Hungry

They provide quick money when banks do not, but they also target and trap the very poor; women lead prayers, preach sermons, and serve together at this all-female mosque—the first of its kind in the US; and a community church … More

June 3, 2016
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Payday Lenders
June 3, 2016
Payday Lenders
More and more churches in Alabama are opposing the high interest charges of payday lenders. "There’s a moral and ethical injunction starting back in the Old Testament going all the way into the New Testament church,” says Rev. Shannon Webster, pastor of Birmingham’s First Presbyterian Church. ...
June 3, 2016
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Women’s Mosque of America
June 3, 2016
Women’s Mosque of America
"Women have for a long time felt shut out from mosques everywhere. And so instead of trying to argue against whether this women’s mosque should exist or not, they should really be looking at their own communities and wondering how they can make them a more welcoming place for everyone," says Dr. ...
June 3, 2016
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Packing Meals for the Hungry
June 3, 2016
Packing Meals for the Hungry
"This world is filled with so many problems you almost don’t know where to start. When you gather a bunch of people together there’s strength, and there’s encouragement in that…Instead of hearing a sermon, they come here and be the sermon," says Grace Community Church senior pastor John ...
June 3, 2016
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Candidates Reach Out to Evangelicals; Christian Healthcare Sharing; The Jesuit Volunteer Corps Experience
May 27, 2016
Candidates Reach Out to Evangelicals; Christian Healthcare Sharing; The Jesuit Volunteer Corps Experience

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump want the support of evangelicals like Hispanic leader Rev. Sammy Rodriguez; sharing ministries require members to cover one another’s medical costs as they arise; and the JVC is celebrating 60 years of commitment to social … More

May 27, 2016
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Candidates Reach Out to Evangelicals
May 27, 2016
Candidates Reach Out to Evangelicals
Pastor Frank Amedia, the Trump campaign’s liaison for Christian policy, says he expects evangelicals “will hear [Trump’s] heart They will be able to make decisions based themselves upon seeing the heart of the man, not through the media, not through campaign stumping, but face to face.”
May 27, 2016
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Christian Healthcare Sharing
May 27, 2016
Christian Healthcare Sharing
“At the end of the day I’m not depending on insurance, and I’m not depending ultimately on Samaritan [Ministries]. I’m depending on God. Samaritan is something I’m actually choosing because I believe it honors God,” says Jonathan Velez, a member of a Christian health sharing program.
May 27, 2016
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The Jesuit Volunteer Corps Experience
May 27, 2016
The Jesuit Volunteer Corps Experience
“Spirituality has been my biggest value of this year, and I have learned so much about my faith. Within my work God is so intricately intertwined I don’t think I could separate the two,” says Megan Newman, a JVC participant. “I’ve just grown up in so many ways, and I’ve changed the way ...
May 27, 2016
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Father Rick Malloy Extended Interview
May 27, 2016
Father Rick Malloy Extended Interview
“There is a lot of wondering” among young Jesuit volunteers, says Father Rick Malloy, one of their chaplains. “There is a lot of thinking, and I have seen the fruits of it: “ruined for life.” They live their lives in a different way. This year goes very quickly, and there’s a real ...
May 27, 2016
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Mississippi “Religious Freedom” Law; Ethical Obligations to Displaced People; Nepal’s Historic Temples
May 20, 2016
Mississippi “Religious Freedom” Law; Ethical Obligations to Displaced People; Nepal’s Historic Temples

Some say a controversial new state law justifies discrimination based on religious belief; a Catholic theologian argues that we have “moral proximity” to migrants and refugees on the other side of the world; the sacred sites in this quake-damaged South … More

May 20, 2016
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Mississippi “Religious Freedom” Law
May 20, 2016
Mississippi “Religious Freedom” Law
“Just as there are sometimes some Christians who have wanted to drive everyone who disagrees with us out of the public square, I think we’re facing some secularists who would like to drive people of sincerely held religious conviction out of the public square as well,” says Rev. Russell Moore, ...
May 20, 2016
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Ethical Obligations to Displaced People
May 20, 2016
Ethical Obligations to Displaced People
“The rich nations of the north, like us, have the capability and therefore the responsibility, to admit a larger number of asylum seekers and even more, I would say, to assist these poorer countries who are already hosting most of the world’s refugees. The funds being provided by this ...
May 20, 2016
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