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Dec 25, 2016, 09:56 ET Dr. Mike Evans: "Obama Betrays Israel"

As with Charles Dickens' story of Ebenezer Scrooge, President Obama has played his Bah Humbug card during the Christmas season by declining to...


Dec 23, 2016, 11:15 ET New Report: Order of Malta Charity Distributed Contraception Under Leadership of Dismissed Senior Knight

The Lepanto Institute published a new video report that provides new details regarding the removal of a senior member of the Knights of Malta....


Dec 23, 2016, 10:16 ET Report on Muslim Brotherhood and Jamaat e Islami Released

The South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF), an organisation working to promote freedom, democracy and peace in South Asia and Europe, will be...


Dec 22, 2016, 13:15 ET By 20-Points, Majority of Americans Prefer 'Merry Christmas' to 'Happy Holidays'

By 20 percentage points, a majority of Americans prefer "Merry Christmas" to "Happy Holidays." A strong majority also associates the meaning of the...


Dec 22, 2016, 11:53 ET CAIR Welcomes President Obama's Decision to End Dormant NSEERS Tracking Program

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


Dec 22, 2016, 10:02 ET The Spirit Of Hanukkah And The 9 Flames Of Menorah!

Hanukkah is the time to kindle the candles of prayer and hope. The 9 arms of Menorah stand for selfless service, divine light, inspiration, faith,...


Dec 21, 2016, 18:07 ET Kathleen Panning is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Kathleen Panning is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Consulting. Kathleen is the Founder of Aflame...


Dec 21, 2016, 15:21 ET Young Catholic Immigrant Files Charge Alleging Religious Discrimination

Today, on behalf of its client, Alexia Palma, First Liberty Institute filed a legal complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...


Dec 20, 2016, 15:37 ET AJC Delegation Meets Senior Jordanian Officials in Amman

An AJC leadership delegation, on the second leg of regional consultations following the U.S. election, met with senior Jordanian officials on a...


Dec 20, 2016, 09:14 ET World's Largest Chanukah Menorah to be Lit in New York City

Lubavitch Youth Organization will ignite a public 36 foot menorah at 5th Avenue and 59th Street, at Central Park, followed by a community-wide...


Dec 20, 2016, 07:07 ET Grace Baptist Church Unveils New Student Ministry Center Designed by Studio Four Design

Grace Baptist Church, a Knoxville-based church with the goal of changing lives that change the world, celebrated the opening of their new 24,000...


Dec 17, 2016, 12:12 ET Today Saturday Thousands Of Impoverished Children On Skid Row Receive Toys At The Fred Jordan Missions' Annual Christmas Toy Party

WHAT: Los Angeles' Largest Christmas Toy Party for Underprivileged Kids at the Fred Jordan...


Dec 16, 2016, 13:24 ET Internationally Renowned Human Rights Barrister, Sir Geoffrey Robertson, QC to Speak on "Genocide Denial: The Armenians Case" at the Fried-Gal Transitional Justice Colloquium at Hebrew University, Jerusalem

On Sunday, December 18, Sir Geoffrey Robertson, QC will speak on "Genocide Denial and Armenia" at the Fried-Gal Colloquium, at the Hebrew...


Dec 16, 2016, 11:30 ET Dr. KA Paul, Global Peace Initiative President and the Indian President Pranab Kumar Mukherjee Calling the World to Celebrate Christmas and Promote Peace Among All People of All Faiths

World's Most Popular Evangelist Dr. KA Paul, Indian President Pranab Kumar Mukherjee and 21 million lay leaders and preachers around...


Dec 16, 2016, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Traces History of Hypocrites Described by Messiah as Whitewashed Sepulchers in New Post

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has written a new article this week that exposes plots, plans and...


Dec 16, 2016, 06:00 ET United Methodist Church offers the gift of hospitality

If you see people walking around town wearing what looks like bright red jetpacks, you might want to head over. They're actually bearing gifts -...


Dec 15, 2016, 21:29 ET United Methodist Church offers the gift of hospitality

The United Methodist Church is taking to the streets of nine major U.S. cities to offer the gift of hospitality this Christmas with a warm...


Dec 15, 2016, 16:48 ET Gateway Health Donates Diapers And Supplies To Catholic Charities' Pregnancy & Parenting

In the spirit of the Christmas season, Gateway Health today delivered over 400 boxes of diapers to Catholic Charities, to be distributed to the...


Dec 15, 2016, 10:03 ET AJC Attended Hanukkah Celebration Hosted by Azerbaijan Embassy in Washington

AJC CEO David Harris issued the following statement: A media report suggesting that AJC was "one of four major Jewish groups" refusing to attend...


Dec 14, 2016, 13:29 ET Catholic Relief Services apoya el llamado del Papa Francisco para poner fin a la violencia en Alepo, Siria

Mientras un débil cese al fuego se mantiene en Alepo, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) apoya los esfuerzos del Papa Francisco, que pidió "el fin de...


Dec 14, 2016, 11:52 ET Catholic Relief Services Supports Pope Francis' Appeal to End Violence in Aleppo; Syria

With a ceasefire collapsing in Aleppo Wednesday, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) supports the efforts of Pope Francis, who appealed for "an end to...


Dec 14, 2016, 11:24 ET ACLJ Launches Global Effort To Free Christian Pastor - A U.S. Citizen - Imprisoned In Turkey Because Of His Christian Faith

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which is active in defending persecuted Christians around the globe, announced today it is...


Dec 14, 2016, 11:00 ET A Missional Technology Hackathon

From a solution that optimizes the Raspberry Pi mini computer to share Bible content and media via wireless network, to a sentiment analysis app...


Dec 14, 2016, 08:45 ET Give Yourself a Christmas Gift That Will Last a Lifetime: Journey to Ancient Scotland: The Egypt of the North

Internationally renowned spiritual teacher, Catriona MacGregor, announces her next spiritual retreat, pilgrimage to ancient Orkney, Scotland...


Dec 13, 2016, 19:52 ET AJC Statement on Nomination of Rex Tillerson as U.S. Secretary of State

AJC issued the following statement upon the announcement by President-elect Trump that he will nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary...