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Aug 27, 2016, 09:34 ET Il Rumi Forum diffonde un messaggio di condoglianze di Fethullah Gülen per le vittime del terremoto in Italia

 Il Rumi Forum ha rilasciato la seguente dichiarazione di Fethullah Gülen sul recente terremoto in Italia: Siamo dispiaciuti e...


Aug 26, 2016, 16:08 ET World UnPlugNPlay Festival promotes building real human connection through play

 The World UnPlugNPlay Festival starts Monday August 29, 2016. People from around the world will be coming together celebrate the power of...


Aug 26, 2016, 08:30 ET Trump or Clinton - Who Best Exemplifies Jewish Values?

Sunday, September 11th, 10:00 AM, Temple Beth David of the South Shore in Canton, Massachusetts to host Guest Speakers, Tom Mountain and Ruth B....


Aug 26, 2016, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Explains Why the House of Yahweh Should be a Household Name

 Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has released a new publication explaining the importance of The...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:00 ET Bishop Robert Barron to lead the 6th Annual Grand Marian Procession to Celebrate Los Angeles' 235th Birthday

On Saturday, August 27, 2016, the Queen of Angels Foundation will host the 6th Annual Grand Marian Procession, Votive Mass, and Feast of the...


Aug 25, 2016, 08:18 ET Jammie Bolton Donates Fresh Apples To Help Those In Need In Chicago

Chicago native and community volunteer Jammie Bolton recently donated a load of fresh apples to Loaves & Fishes in Naperville to help...


Aug 24, 2016, 06:00 ET Coptic Solidarity Files Complaints with the IOC and FIFA Regarding Egypt's Religious Discrimination Against Copts in Athletics

Coptic Solidarity recently filed formal complaints with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and with the Fédération Internationale...


Aug 23, 2016, 12:00 ET Knights of Columbus Helps Louisiana Respond to Horrific Flooding

 The Knights of Columbus has taken a leadership role in assisting those affected by flooding in and around Baton Rouge, providing both active...


Aug 23, 2016, 10:03 ET Holy Land Principles to Face Cisco Again

 The shareholder campaign forges ahead to hold American companies doing business in Israel/Palestine accountable for their fair...


Aug 22, 2016, 20:34 ET Edward Elias is recognized by Continental Who's Who

 Edward Elias is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the fields of Religion and Art. Edward serves a dual role as...


Aug 22, 2016, 17:26 ET Family Research Council Statement on Judge's Rebuke of Obama's Overreach on Bathrooms

Yesterday, Judge Reed O'Connor of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted a preliminary injunction blocking the Obama...


Aug 22, 2016, 16:18 ET CAIR Demands Firing of Trump Staffers Who Posted Racist, Anti-Muslim, Anti-Mexican Messages Online

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today demanded that GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump fire paid campaign staffers who...


Aug 22, 2016, 13:46 ET Barnabas Bear Returns to Family Christian Shelves

 Family Christian announced today the return of Barnabas Bear, the company's popular teddy bear that is designed to be given by customers to...


Aug 19, 2016, 11:05 ET CAIR: Muslim, Sikh Groups to Launch 'Twitterstorm' Urging FIBA to Drop Hijab Ban

Later today (3-5 p.m. EDT), The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will join with MPower Change and the The Sikh Coalition to launch a...


Aug 18, 2016, 15:54 ET Faith Driven Consumer Awards BEN-HUR a Strong 4-Star Rating on its Faith-Friendly Film Review Scale

Faith Driven Consumer™ (FDC)—representing 41 million Americans who spend $2 trillion annually, has earned wide recognition both for its...


Aug 18, 2016, 12:03 ET CAIR Asks San Diego Police Department, Other Agencies to Probe Training by Islamophobe Ryan Mauro

The San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Diego) is calling on the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) and other...


Aug 17, 2016, 09:33 ET World Premiere of Mevlidi Sherif in English

 CarolAnn Barrows has been invited by a sacred music scholar who works for the Turkish Ministry of Culture to be the first person ever to sing...


Aug 17, 2016, 03:33 ET Weltpremiere von Mevlidi Sherif auf Englisch

Die bekannte Solistin CarolAnn Barrows singt das hochgeschätzte, 500 Jahre alte Gedicht in Seattle  CarolAnn Barrows wurde von einem...


Aug 17, 2016, 02:00 ET Teaming Up to Promote Drug-Free Living

 At the launch of the Navétane 2016 Football Tournament, organized by the Association of Supporters of Senegal and Belgium, the Say No to...


Aug 16, 2016, 16:00 ET Fall Fellowship Kicks off at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale with Annual Rally Day Celebration

 First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale will kick off the fall season by hosting its annual Rally Day celebration on Sunday, August 28,...


Aug 15, 2016, 20:14 ET Attorney General Paxton Affirms Constitutionality Of Courtroom Prayer And Volunteer Chaplains, Says First Liberty Institute

 Today, Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a legal opinion affirming the constitutionality of Judge Wayne Mack's volunteer chaplaincy program...


Aug 15, 2016, 16:53 ET CAIR Says Trump's Plan to Subject Immigrants to an Ideological 'Test' Violates American Values

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, said today that GOP...


Aug 15, 2016, 14:24 ET National Press Club to Host "NEWSMAKER" for United Methodist Church leader who survived terrorist attack at the Istanbul Airport to discuss the deeper meaning of his first-hand experience Aug 19

 Thomas Kemper, the general secretary of the General Board of Global Ministries, who was in Istanbul's Ataturk Airport when terrorists...


Aug 15, 2016, 07:46 ET AJC Mourns Death of Murdered New York Imam

AJC U.S. Director of Muslim-Jewish Relations Robert Silverman visited the Al-Furqan Jame Mosque to meet with congregation members mourning the...