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May 24, 2016, 20:21 ET Freedom Watch International Explains How Supporters Deny Embattled Monk Is a Flight Risk

Freedom Watch International Explains how Venerable Dhammajayo is now facing imminent arrest after the court issued an arrest warrant on May 18th,...


May 24, 2016, 11:30 ET Colleges Of Distinction Names Top Christian Colleges In The Country

 Colleges of Distinction announces the release of its Christian colleges guidebook and its list of newest schools. The Christian Colleges of...


May 23, 2016, 08:45 ET Is the Catholic Church Doing Enough for Senior Citizens in ALFs?

 The Catholic Church visits Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) on weekdays. Once a month a Priest conducts a weekday Mass. That's it! Almost all...


May 22, 2016, 18:16 ET Candidatos presidenciales se dirigen a los participantes de la convención de la mayor organización cristiana hispana del país

QUÉ:   Los candidatos a las elecciones presidenciales del 2016 Hillary Clinton y Donald Trump se dirigirán mediante...


May 21, 2016, 01:53 ET Presidential Candidates Address Convention of Nation's Largest Hispanic Christian Organization

WHAT:   2016 Presidential Candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to provide video messages addressing more than 1,200 Latino...


May 20, 2016, 12:53 ET AJC: Methodist Conference Rejects Israel Divestment, But Fails to Confront Anti-Semitism

 Notwithstanding prior United Methodist Church (UMC) rejections of anti-Semitism, AJC is deeply concerned that the Church's General Conference...


May 20, 2016, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins says The First Pope, Constantine, Combined the Names of Two Gods to Establish a Savior the World Still Worships Today, BC and AD are Just the Tip of the Iceberg to Expose the Truth in New Article This Week.

 Yisrayl Hawkins has written a new publication that goes in depth about how the Name of the Savior was changed and an avalanche of dishonorable...


May 20, 2016, 03:00 ET New York Zen Center Reflects on How Two Monks Are Changing the Way We Live and Die

"The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater our own sense of well-being. Awake at the Bedside supports this development of love and...


May 19, 2016, 16:12 ET Obama, Trump, and Clinton: The Disappointment, The Antagonist, and the Unknown

 Chuck Conconi hosted Pierre Ghanem, an Arab journalist covering Washington political affairs, on this week's episode of Focus Washington....


May 19, 2016, 09:00 ET U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice to Address AJC Global Forum

 Ambassador Susan Rice, President Obama's National Security Adviser, will address the AJC Global Forum 2016 in Washington, D.C., on June...


May 19, 2016, 06:00 ET One Year in, TBN Salsa Network Powerfully Impacting "Next-Generation" Latinos

 Nearly one year since its introduction across America, the nation's first-ever English-language Hispanic Christian network is quickly becoming...


May 18, 2016, 08:35 ET South Florida Rabbi Named One of Thirty Two 'Most Inspiring Rabbis in North America'

Three years ago, Rabbi Cheryl Jacobs left her job as a pulpit rabbi in order to follow her passion. As the Rabbi and CEO of ISH...


May 17, 2016, 16:54 ET UMMA Community Clinic Marks 20 Years of Service

On May 12th, local community leaders, public officials, and foundation representatives gathered in the heart of South Central Los Angeles at the...


May 17, 2016, 16:23 ET ONG exhorta a cooperación entre gobiernos ante Cumbre Humanitaria Mundial y del G-7

 Al final del mes, durante la Cumbre Humanitaria Mundial en Estambul, del 23 al 24 de mayo, y posteriormente en la cumbre del G-7 en...


May 17, 2016, 15:29 ET Quotes from NGO Official Sean Callahan Ahead of May Global Summits

Ahead of the World Humanitarian and the G-7 summits this month, Catholic Relief Services' (CRS) Chief Operating Officer, Sean Callahan, urges...


May 17, 2016, 14:00 ET Target Recalls Menorahs Due to Fire Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Target-Recalls-Menorahs/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Menorahs Hazard: The menorahs can melt when the...


May 17, 2016, 13:19 ET U.S. Reps. Ellison and Carson, Congress' Only Muslim Members, at National Press Club Newsmaker May 24 Will Discuss Islamophobia and Hateful Rhetoric Directed At Muslims

U.S. Representatives Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and André Carson (D-Ind.) will discuss the rhetoric attacking Muslims and the Islamophobia in...


May 17, 2016, 12:35 ET Christian Music Icon Sandi Patty Announces Fall Dates To Her Historic Forever Grateful: The Farewell Tour

 The Most-Awarded Female Vocalist in Gospel Music History and Christian Music Icon Sandi Patty announces fall dates of her Forever Grateful:...


May 17, 2016, 12:15 ET Creation of Catholic Credit Union Association Announced

 Concluding a recent organizational meeting held May 9 and 10, leaders of eleven American Catholic credit unions announced the formation of a...


May 16, 2016, 15:35 ET Family Research Council Cautiously Optimistic on SCOTUS Remand in Zubik v. Burwell case

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, remanded all the cases consolidated in Zubik v. Burwell back to federal appeals courts...


May 16, 2016, 13:18 ET USC Shoah Foundation Adds New Holocaust Testimony Collection from JFCS to its Visual History Archive

 More than 900 Holocaust testimonies recorded over four decades by the Jewish Family and Children Services Holocaust Center of San Francisco...


May 16, 2016, 12:24 ET ACLJ Calls Supreme Court Action On Abortion Mandate "Significant Victory For Religious Freedom"

 The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) said today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to send several cases involving the...


May 12, 2016, 13:05 ET Apostle Lorna Scheuer is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals

Apostle Lorna Scheuer is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Ministry. Lorna is the Founder and...


May 12, 2016, 11:10 ET Thomas Nelson to Release Jesus Always™ in October 2016 with an Initial Print Run of One Million Copies

The Jesus Calling® brand has helped more than 16 million people enjoy a closer relationship with Jesus, from toddlers to teens, graduates to...


May 11, 2016, 12:59 ET AJC Donation Will Help Palau Fight Water Crisis

 In an effort to assist Palau confront its severe water shortage, AJC has made a donation to the Pacific Island nation to help build a new...