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Jun 22, 2018, 16:53 ET National Catholic Register Repeats as 'Newspaper of the Year'

The National Catholic Register was named "Newspaper of the Year" for the second consecutive year at the Catholic Press Association's annual...


Jun 22, 2018, 12:16 ET Visita de Dr. Charles Steele Jr. no Brasil

Dr. Charles Steele Jr., atual Presidente da Conferência de Liderança Cristã do Sul (SCLC), visitará líderes políticos e religiosos no Brasil nos...


Jun 22, 2018, 09:00 ET Raelians honor Swastika Rehabilitation Day, seeking to restore symbol's ancient, peaceful meaning

Swastika Rehabilitation Day will be held on June 23rd and according to a statement released today, Raelians will hold worldwide events to keep...


Jun 22, 2018, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Proves Schools of Higher Learning and Military Academies Have Parallel Roots That Trace Back to Genesis in New Post

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has written a new post this week that focuses on the links between...


Jun 22, 2018, 07:06 ET AJC Mourns Death of Charles Krauthammer

AJC, the global Jewish advocacy organization, mourns the passing of Charles Krauthammer. The distinguished Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist,...


Jun 21, 2018, 17:17 ET EWTN Big Winner at 2018 Gabriel Awards

EWTN Global Catholic Network was honored with numerous Gabriel awards – for news coverage in war-torn Iraq, for two high-end original docudramas,...


Jun 21, 2018, 07:00 ET Thousands Protest at Saudi Embassy and White House against Saudi Opression per Baqee Organization

WHAT: Protest against Saudi Arabia's Destruction of Heritage and Oppressive Policies WHEN: Friday June 22, 2018 WHERE: Saudi Embassy (601 New...


Jun 20, 2018, 12:05 ET Celebrating 70 Years of Palestinian Resilience: Press Conference Hosted by American Midwest Leadership Council

American Arab & Muslim Community Leaders Press Conference will be held at 4:30 pm Wednesday June 20, 2018 at Henry Ford Dearborn Centennial...


Jun 20, 2018, 08:07 ET Lenz Foundation Gives Grants To 100 Organizations

The Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism today announced it has given grants totaling close to $7 million to 100 unique American...


Jun 20, 2018, 07:35 ET AJC Decries "Zero-Tolerance" Immigration Policy that Separates Families; Backs Bills to Reunite Children with their Parents and Prevent Future Separations

AJC condemns the unconscionable separation of nearly 2,000 children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent weeks and urges...


Jun 19, 2018, 16:43 ET Mayor Turner stands up for unity at Eid celebration with Dawoodi Bohras

Mayor Sylvester Turner celebrated Eid al-Fitr, the festival that marks the end of Ramadan at a Dawoodi Bohra masjid (mosque) on Monday. The mayor...


Jun 19, 2018, 13:22 ET CAIR to Mark Juneteenth with Month-Long Photo Journal of Muslim Activists on Alabama Civil Rights Tour

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today launched the "Alabama...


Jun 19, 2018, 11:58 ET Albanian Government Welcomes All-Faith Call on Macron and Merkel to Support Accession Talks

Ditmir Bushati, Albania's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Europe, today welcomed a joint letter from the nation's top religious leaders seeking...


Jun 19, 2018, 10:02 ET Bishop Michael Blue to Host Free Conference in South Carolina Featuring Bishop T.D. Jakes

Celebrating the 18th year, Bishop Michael Blue of Marion will host the annual CCFM Conference on June 20-23 at The Florence Center, formerly The...


Jun 19, 2018, 09:13 ET Thomas More Law Center Agrees To Help Father In Fight With School Over Islamic Indoctrination Of 13-Year Old Daughter

The Thomas More Law Center ("TMLC"), a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announced today that it has agreed to...


Jun 18, 2018, 04:11 ET "Christianity in Sudan" - CSI's John Eibner contributes to Edinburgh Companions to Global Christianity

Christians in Sudan are "more vulnerable than ever," according to John Eibner's contribution to Christianity in North Africa and West Asia, volume...


Jun 17, 2018, 13:47 ET AJC Delegation Concludes Consultations in Jordan

An AJC delegation conveyed Eid al-Fitr greetings to senior Jordanian officials and discussed regional political and security challenges as a new...


Jun 14, 2018, 10:37 ET Qatar-America Institute Celebrates Eid, Reflects on Fruitful Ramadan

The Qatar-America Institute wishes everyone "Eid Mubarak" as the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end and the celebrations of the festival...


Jun 14, 2018, 08:18 ET AJC Global Forum Attendees Hold Religious Pluralism Solidarity Event at Davidson Center

More than 1,000 people from around the world attending the 2018 AJC Global Forum gathered yesterday at Jerusalem's Davidson Center in a public...


Jun 13, 2018, 17:27 ET Family Research Council Applauds DOJ's ''Place to Worship Initiative''

Earlier today, the Department of Justice announced the "Place to Worship Initiative," which will "focus on protecting the ability of houses of...


Jun 13, 2018, 15:27 ET REMINDER: CAIR to Hold News Conference Reacting to SCOTUS 'Muslim Ban' Ruling

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold a news conference...


Jun 13, 2018, 06:22 ET Naftali Bennett Discusses Israel-Diaspora Relations at AJC Global Forum

Minister of Education and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett spoke at the 2018 AJC Global Forum last night. During a conversation with Kim Pimley,...


Jun 13, 2018, 06:22 ET Bulgaria Prime Minister Borissov Addresses AJC Global Forum

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, addressing the AJC Global Forum, extolled his country's close relations with Israel, recalled the efforts...


Jun 12, 2018, 21:38 ET LatterDatingSaints.com Announces Huge Success With Online Marketing Campaign for the Online Dating Website

LatterDatingSaints is an online dating website catered towards LDS singles. They have had tremendous success with their online marketing campaign....


Jun 12, 2018, 20:44 ET Vice President Pence, Ryan, Pelosi, Schumer To Address Immigration At National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast

While the immigration debate intensifies in Washington, Vice President Mike Pence will address hundreds of Hispanic faith leaders at the National...