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15:30 ET CAIR Condemns Killing of French Priest

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


08:45 ET Meet Pope Francis at the Vatican: IfOnly and Killerspin to Offer Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity to Join His Holiness at World UnPlugNPlay Festival

 Shaking hands and even snapping a photo with Pope Francis at the World UnPlugNPlay Festival in Vatican City might seem outside the realm of...


Jul 25, 2016, 20:24 ET Rival Gangs Declare Peace in South Los Angeles

 History was made as rival Southern California gang leaders met at the Church of Scientology Community Center in South Los...


Jul 25, 2016, 12:47 ET K of C-Sponsored Mercy Centre Brings Important English Language Programming to WYD Pilgrims at Tauron Arena Krakow

 Two of the major themes of Kraków's history are Divine Mercy and religious freedom. Both of these themes – along with others...


Jul 25, 2016, 12:46 ET AJC Statement on Poland

In light of certain recent statements and actions of Polish officials, AJC Chief Executive Officer David Harris issued the following...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:00 ET WATCH: New CAIR ISLAMOPHOBIN Ad 'Crushes' Islamophobia

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


Jul 25, 2016, 08:25 ET Christian Universities Online Publishes List of 50 Most Affordable Bible Colleges for 2016

Leading Christian higher education resource, Christian Universities Online (http://www.christianuniversitiesonline.org/), has published a ranking...


Jul 25, 2016, 07:50 ET As Party Platforms Raise Issue of Genocide against Christians, New Commercial Airs

A new commercial airing nationally during both parties' conventions picks up on a theme considered in both party's platforms: the plight of...


Jul 25, 2016, 00:01 ET New K of C-Marist Poll Finds Americans Strongly Support Abortion Restrictions

 Americans remain strongly supportive of abortion restrictions, despite this summer's Supreme Court decision overturning a Texas law that...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:38 ET Declaración del Rev. Samuel Rodríguez, pastor y presidente de la Conferencia de Liderazgo Cristiano Hispano Nacional (National Hispanic Leadership Conference, NHCLC) sobre el discurso de Donald Trump en la Convención Nacional Republicana

"No basta con decir simplemente que se desea mantener la seguridad de Estados Unidos, al mismo tiempo que se marginaliza a comunidades...


Jul 22, 2016, 01:09 ET Statement from Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, Pastor and President of the National Hispanic Leadership Conference (NHCLC) Regarding Donald Trump's Republican National Convention Speech

"It's not enough to simply say you want to keep America safe, while marginalizing entire communities in the same breath. To keep America...


Jul 21, 2016, 18:01 ET Hudson Institute Releases Report on the ISIS Propaganda Ploy to Hide its Genocide of Christians

 Today, Hudson Institute released The ISIS Genocide of Middle Eastern Christian Minorities and Its Jizya Propaganda Ploy, a report produced by...


Jul 21, 2016, 15:18 ET Rory Feek's This Life I Live: One Man's Extraordinary, Ordinary Life and the Woman Who Changed It Forever, To Be Released February 14

 THIS LIFE I LIVE: ONE MAN'S EXTRAORDINARY, ORDINARY LIFE AND THE WOMAN WHO CHANGED IT FOREVER (ISBN# 9780718090197, hardcover,...


Jul 21, 2016, 13:35 ET CAIR: Muslims to Urge Dems to Focus on Civil Rights, Refugees, Policing Reforms at Philadelphia Convention

On Monday, July 25, the Council on American-Islamic (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold a news...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:00 ET Grand Canyon University Seminary Elected As Associate Member Of Association Of Theological Schools

Grand Canyon Theological Seminary, set to open in August, has been elected as an associate member of the Association of Theological Schools in the...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:07 ET Eagle Ranch Offers Workshops with National Expert on Blended Families

Eagle Ranch, one of Georgia's largest residential children's programs, will host two workshops in August featuring Ron Deal, a...


Jul 21, 2016, 08:55 ET Attendees of Archbishop E. Bernard Jordan's Ascension Banquet Enjoy Luxe Appreciation Celebration

 Fellowshipping as guests of newly appointed Archbishop E. Bernard Jordan, attendees to his July 11, 2016 Ascension Banquet received a royal...


Jul 19, 2016, 21:00 ET Conference Series to Promote Understanding and Tolerance

 The United for Human Rights Foundation of Los Angeles announces a series of conferences titled "Religious Tolerance & Intolerance:...


Jul 19, 2016, 18:06 ET Líderes hispanos nacionales se oponen al proyecto de ley de California SB 1146

 En respuesta al proyecto de ley 1146 del Senado de California, el Rev. Samuel Rodríguez, presidente de la Conferencia de Liderazgo...


Jul 19, 2016, 14:53 ET National Hispanic Leaders Oppose California Bill SB 1146

 In response to California Senate Bill 1146, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC),...


Jul 19, 2016, 12:12 ET FRC's Tony Perkins Requests La. FBI Special Agent in Charge to Correct His Omission of God from Pledge of Allegiance

 Family Research Council President Tony Perkins sent a letter today to the FBI Louisiana Field Office addressed to Special Agent in Charge...


Jul 19, 2016, 11:42 ET UJA-Federation Of New York Annual Campaign Raises $153.4 Million

For the fourth year in a row, UJA-Federation of New York has raised more money in its annual campaign than the previous year - raising a total of...


Jul 19, 2016, 06:02 ET Donald Trump's World View By Dr. Mike Evans

The eyes of the world this week will be focused on the Republican National Convention, but almost no one is talking about the vast majority of...


Jul 18, 2016, 15:08 ET CAIR Urges GOP to Disinvite Dutch Islam-Hater Geert Wilders from Cleveland Convention

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


Jul 17, 2016, 14:13 ET 11th Annual Christians United for Israel Summit Begins Monday

On Monday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation's largest pro-Israel organization, will begin its 11th annual Washington Summit. The...