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Aug 17, 2018, 15:41 ETDaniel A. Burke Named President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN News

EWTN Global Catholic Network has named Daniel A. Burke to the post of President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN News, Inc. effective Aug. 17,...


Aug 17, 2018, 07:55 ETYisrayl Hawkins Says War Will Never Bring Peace and Offers Lasting Solution

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor, Teacher and Author in Abilene, Texas, has written an open letter this week that is a follow-up to a previous letter offering ...


Aug 16, 2018, 15:47 ETCAIR Welcomes Federal Court's Decision to Allow Suit Challenging Maryland Islam-Specific Prison Policy to Move Forward

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


Aug 16, 2018, 12:13 ETReligion News Service Welcomes Bob Smietana as Editor-in-Chief

Religion News Service (RNS), an independent, nonprofit source of global news on religion, spirituality, culture and ethics, has appointed Bob...


Aug 15, 2018, 13:40 ETEWTN To Air Pope's Visit To Ireland For World Meeting Of Families

(EWTN) – EWTN will provide live coverage of Pope Francis' visit to Ireland Aug. 25 and 26 for the final two days of the Ninth Annual World Meeting of ...


Aug 14, 2018, 10:03 ETFaith, Technology and the Future: Aubrey de Grey to keynote Christian Transhumanist Conference in Nashville

The first-ever Christian Transhumanist Conference will be held on Saturday, August 25, at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. The conference will...


Aug 14, 2018, 09:12 ETArmstrong International Cultural Foundation Announces Extension Of Biblical Exhibit

Armstrong International Cultural Foundation announces the extension of its highly popular archaeology exhibit, "Seals of Isaiah and King Hezekiah...


Aug 08, 2018, 08:15 ETThe Encyclical Humanae Vitae: A Sign of Contradiction by Dietrich Von Hildebrand

Considered controversial fifty years ago, Dietrich von Hildebrand's The Encyclical Humanae Vitae: A Sign of Contradiction is recognized today as one...


Aug 08, 2018, 08:05 ETPave the Way Foundation and Muslim Partners Urge Turkish President to Open Halki Seminary and Release Pastor Andrew Brunson

Pave the Way Foundation (PTWF) together with 17 Muslim partners, requested that the government of Turkey recognize and follow "The Covenant of...


Aug 07, 2018, 11:02 ETMaryknoll Sisters Will Host Fundraising Gala

On September 7th, 2018 the Maryknoll Sisters will be hosting a fundraising Gala: Gateway to the World, at Historic Ellis Island in New York Harbor....


Aug 07, 2018, 09:49 ETFestival Internacional Al Burda dos Emirados Árabes Unidos apresenta a estética da arte islâmica

O Ministério do Desenvolvimento do Conhecimento e da Cultura dos Emirados Árabes Unidos anunciou que o Festival Internacional Al Burda será relançado ...


Aug 07, 2018, 09:48 ETEl Al Burda International Festival de EAU presenta la estética del arte islámico

El Ministerio de Cultura y Desarrollo del Conocimiento de los Emiratos Árabes Unidos (EAU) ha anunciado que el Al Burda International Festival se va...


Aug 03, 2018, 07:55 ETYisrayl Hawkins Unveils Bible Prophecy Meanings Hidden for Thousands of Years

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, has written a new publication this week that reveals secret passages and meanings from...


Aug 02, 2018, 15:39 ETAJC Delegation Meets Senior Chilean Officials, Jewish Leaders in Santiago

An AJC delegation has just concluded a three-day visit to Santiago. The delegation, led by AJC CEO David Harris, met with senior Chilean officials,...


Aug 02, 2018, 05:00 ETEast Texas African American Pastor's Meeting is 'Breaking Through the Soundproof Glass'

The second in a series of meetings presented by Texas Governor Greg Abbott and the Honorable Ron Price, "Breaking Through the Soundproof Glass" will...


Aug 01, 2018, 13:12 ETChristian Confusion: Racial Tension and the Church's Responsibility

Issues of racial injustice are consistently in the national spotlight, and for this reason Barna Group and author Jack Alexander recently conducted a ...


Aug 01, 2018, 12:17 ETAssociation Of Gospel Rescue Missions Changes Name To Citygate Network

The Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (AGRM) is now operating as Citygate Network. Members of the 112-year-old organization were first presented...


Aug 01, 2018, 09:30 ETNew documentary, 'John Paul II in Ireland: A Plea for Peace', tells the untold story of how Pope's famous appeal in Drogheda sowed the seeds of peace, helped end the conflict in Northern Ireland

Feature-length documentary narrated by Jim Caviezel airs on local public television, available for sale online CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -...


Jul 31, 2018, 08:32 ETMomentum Forms Around Transformational Leadership at John C. Maxwell's Non-Profits

John C. Maxwell, a #1 New York Times best-selling author, coach and speaker who has sold more than 30 million books in 50 languages, appointed...


Jul 30, 2018, 18:45 ETJoin First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale for Rally Day on September 9, 2018

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale will kick off the fall season by hosting its annual Rally Day celebration on Sunday, September 9, 2018...


Jul 30, 2018, 08:00 ETOlive Tree celebrates 10 years in the App Store

With more than 6,500,000 user installs, the Olive Tree Bible App has experienced a phenomenal decade. Since the beginning, Olive Tree has been...


Jul 30, 2018, 05:00 ETNew Discoveries Strengthen Identification of Biblical Bethsaida

The Center for the Study of Ancient Judaism and Christian Origins and Nyack College announce the third season of excavations have been completed at...


Jul 26, 2018, 14:25 ETPatience is Out: Pres. Trump Calls for 'Large Sanctions' on Turkey, Immediate Release of Pastor Brunson, says FRC

President Donald Trump tweeted this morning that the "United States will impose large sanctions on Turkey for their long time detainment of Pastor...


Jul 25, 2018, 18:49 ETUAE Delegation Presents Sheikh Zayed Mosque Model to UAE Embassy in Washington, Meets with US Counterparts to Discuss Interfaith Dialogue and Religious Tolerance

A delegation of government and faith leaders from the United Arab Emirates presented Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba and the UAE Embassy in Washington,...


Jul 25, 2018, 11:40 ETUniversity of Iowa Threatens Freedom of Association by Deregistering 38 Student Organizations

In an unprecedented action, the University of Iowa has kicked 38 Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) off campus, including at least 22 organized...