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Mar 24, 2017, 19:56 ET Faith-Based Basketball Drama 'Slamma Jamma' Getting High Scores Among Audience

'SLAMMA JAMMA', the new faith-based basketball movie is earning high marks as the film opened yesterday in theaters across the country. The film...


Mar 24, 2017, 15:12 ET CAIR Decries Trump Administration's 'Deafening Silence' on Series of Anti-Muslim Incidents Nationwide

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today decried what it termed...


Mar 24, 2017, 10:19 ET Grace College & Seminary Announces $37 Million Aspire Campaign

Grace College & Seminary publicly announced its $37 million comprehensive campaign Thursday night at an evening gala on campus. Dr. Bill...


Mar 24, 2017, 09:30 ET Faith Comes Alive at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale With Launch of Mobile App

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale has developed a new, digital way for members of the congregation and the community to connect with...


Mar 23, 2017, 17:17 ET AJC Mourns Passing of Cardinal William Keeler

AJC mourns the passing of Cardinal William Keeler, 14th Archbishop of Baltimore, long-time Moderator of Catholic-Jewish Relations for the United...


Mar 23, 2017, 12:09 ET Taking it to Church: Enhancing Myeloma Knowledge and Access to Latest Treatments To Address Health Disparities in African American Communities

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) together with the National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) announce the launch of a church-based...


Mar 23, 2017, 10:37 ET AJC Global Forum to Honor Romanian President Iohannis

AJC will honor Klaus Iohannis, President of Romania, with its prestigious Light Unto the Nations Award at the AJC Global Forum 2017, which will...


Mar 22, 2017, 11:45 ET Victory Outreach International to Commemorate 50th Anniversary in July at World Conference in L.A.

Victory Outreach International will be holding their World Conference starting July 10 at The Los Angeles Convention Center. In commemoration of...


Mar 22, 2017, 11:37 ET Aserbaidschan wird nach Besuch von Kindern der Atlanta Jewish Academy als "strahlendes Beispiel religiöser Toleranz" gelobt

Aserbaidschan wurde nach dem Besuch einer Kindergruppe von der Atlanta Jewish Academy in dem mehrheitlich muslimischen Land, das zwischen Russland...


Mar 22, 2017, 11:35 ET L'Azerbaïdjan, salué comme un « modèle de tolérance religieuse », après la visite d'enfants de l'Atlanta Jewish Academy

L'Azerbaïdjan est loué comme un « modèle de tolérance religieuse », suite à la visite d'un groupe d'enfants de l'Atlanta Jewish Academy, dans un...


Mar 22, 2017, 10:53 ET First Liberty Institute Condemns Lawsuit Against Judge's Courtroom Invocations

Yesterday evening, an activist group filed a lawsuit against Judge Wayne Mack over his practice of allowing volunteer chaplains to open his court...


Mar 22, 2017, 04:26 ET Azerbaijan Praised as 'Beacon of Religious Tolerance' Following Visit by Children From Atlanta Jewish Academy

Azerbaijan was hailed as a 'beacon of religious tolerance' following a visit by a group of children from the Atlanta Jewish Academy to the Muslim...


Mar 21, 2017, 15:13 ET Government Claims First Amendment Protects Only The "Right To Choose A Religion"

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit heard oral arguments in a case filed by Ms. Mary Anne Sause, a Catholic former nurse who was...


Mar 17, 2017, 13:00 ET Saint Joseph Catholic Church of Jasper, Indiana to Hold Dedication of Statue of Saint Mother Theodore

The St. Mother Theodore statue dedication event will take place this Saturday, March, 18, 2017, at approximately 5:15 PM on the parish grounds of...


Mar 17, 2017, 12:12 ET Saint Mother Theodore Statue Dedication to Be Held this Saturday at Prominent Jasper, Indiana Church

The St. Mother Theodore statue dedication event will take place this Saturday, March, 18, 2017, at approximately 5:15 PM on the parish grounds of...


Mar 17, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 17: St. Patrick's Day

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ST. PATRICK'S DAY Profile America — Friday, March 17th. This is a...


Mar 16, 2017, 18:53 ET Muslim Jewish Advisory Council Salutes Senators' Letter on Hate Crimes

The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council held its third meeting since its launch in November. The Council praised the letter on hate crimes signed by 25...


Mar 16, 2017, 14:57 ET CAIR Calls on President Trump to Fire Adviser Sebastian Gorka Over Links to 'Nazi-Allied' Group

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


Mar 15, 2017, 20:44 ET CAIR Welcomes Hawaii Judge's Order Blocking Trump's 'Muslim Ban 2.0' Nationwide

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


Mar 15, 2017, 14:38 ET Christians in Pakistan Under Threat Discussed at the United Nations

An event titled "Christians in Pakistan under Threat" was organized on March 14, on the sidelines of the 34th UNHRC session in Geneva....


Mar 15, 2017, 13:26 ET Togo Foreign Minister Dussey to Address AJC Global Forum 2017

The foreign minister of Togo, Professor Robert Dussey, will address the AJC Global Forum 2017, which will take place June 4-6, in Washington,...


Mar 15, 2017, 10:00 ET New Ways to Spark Faith in Kids and Empower Your Family to Explore the Bible

HelloBible launches a Christian subscription box committed to spark faith in kids. Monthly boxes empower families to explore the Bible in a fun,...


Mar 15, 2017, 09:48 ET The PAOCC Brotherhood Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Black Madonna and Child Mural

The Shrine of the Black Madonna's late Presiding Bishop Albert B. Cleage, AKA, Jaramogi Abebe Agyeman, of The Pan African Christian Church,...


Mar 15, 2017, 08:30 ET First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale Invites You to Celebrate Holy Week and Easter where Faith Comes Alive

Holy Week and Easter are fast approaching, and everyone is welcome to celebrate these sacred seven days of worship with First Presbyterian Church...


Mar 14, 2017, 14:58 ET Religious Liberty Law Firm: Chaplain Prayers Are Allowed On Military Base

Today, First Liberty Institute sent a letter to the commander of a New Hampshire Air Force base, advising him that federal law, military...