Tag: social service

  • At the Helping Up Mission in Baltimore, executive director Bob Gehman says, “If we were not able to discriminate in our hiring practices based on our faith and religion, that would change us.” More

    August 12, 2011 | Comments (25)

  • On December 1, the District of Columbia City Council is scheduled to vote on the Religious Freedom and Marriage Equality Amendment Act, which would legalize same-sex marriage. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has said that if the measure–which is … More

    November 30, 2009 | Comments (9)

  • In the past century, Quakers have helped start nearly 200 social service, environmental, and relief agencies such as the American Friends Service Committee. Additionally, they are the only religious organization to win the Nobel Peace Prize. In spite of its many achievements, almost 350 years after its founding, the Religious Society of Friends — as Quakers are formally known — remains small in numbers.

    May 25, 2001 | 0 Comments