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Mar 10, 2017, 07:55 ET The Savior's Teachings Were Significantly Altered 325 Years after His Birth Says Yisrayl Hawkins in New Article

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, has written a new article this week that boldly rebukes those who have participated in...


Mar 09, 2017, 15:21 ET Singapore's Foreign Minister Balakrishnan to Address AJC Global Forum 2017

Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Foreign Minister of Singapore, will address the AJC Global Forum 2017, which will take place June 4-6, in Washington, D.C....


Mar 08, 2017, 11:00 ET Word of Faith Int'l Church Halts Oil Exploration on Property

After months of research and deliberation, Word of Faith International Christian Center has made the cost-effective decision to halt oil and...


Mar 08, 2017, 09:48 ET Knights of Columbus Urges Prayer at Crucial Juncture for Middle Eastern Christians

Noting that 2017 may be "the decisive year in determining whether many Christian communities throughout the Middle East will continue to exist,"...


Mar 07, 2017, 17:34 ET AJC Questions Ban on BDS Proponents Entering Israel

AJC is troubled by a new law, adopted by the Knesset yesterday, that will bar foreign nationals who have publicly expressed support for boycotting...


Mar 07, 2017, 16:00 ET Rev. Troy Perry, Gay Pioneer, Will Be the First American to Be Honored With Cuba's CENESEX Award

Rev. Troy Perry, founder of the Metropolitan Community Churches, co-founder of the Christopher Street West (the oldest pride parade in the world),...


Mar 06, 2017, 19:15 ET AJC Statement on Revised Executive Order

AJC remains concerned by President Trump's revised executive order on immigration and refugees. While it should be noted that some of the worst...


Mar 06, 2017, 17:16 ET CAIR Launches 'Register Me First' Website to Challenge Trump's Islamophobic Policies

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy group, today launched a "Register Me...


Mar 06, 2017, 13:18 ET 365-Day Collection of Devotions Written for Hillary Rodham Clinton During Her Presidential Campaign Announced

Few people know that during the 2016 presidential campaign, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received a devotion every day. Over...


Mar 06, 2017, 12:41 ET Unanimous SCOTUS Victor: New Trump Travel Ban is "Unconstitutional and Discriminatory"

Ernesto Pichardo, who won a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision on behalf of his church in 1993 and is a respected religious leader of the Cuban...


Mar 06, 2017, 10:04 ET Now Is The Appointed Time to Ignite Revival for the Nation from the Heartbeat of our Nation!

The National Governing Council of POTUS Shield is convening in Canfield, Ohio, March 9th-11th for an urgent and historical summit in their...


Mar 06, 2017, 04:00 ET Author PL Bennett Helps Christians in Turmoil Find Their Purpose in a Hurting World

PL Bennett draws on her life experiences as a Christian to guide readers through their ever-challenging journey of faith. Author PL Bennett has...


Mar 03, 2017, 11:31 ET Warsaw Gala to Celebrate New AJC Central Europe Office

AJC will hold a gala in Warsaw on March 27 to celebrate the opening of Shapiro Silverberg AJC Central Europe, the global Jewish advocacy...


Mar 03, 2017, 10:00 ET Knights of Columbus Support Victims of Church Bombing in Egypt

Given the ongoing needs of those affected by the bombing of St Peter's Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo on 11 December 2016, which claimed the lives...


Mar 02, 2017, 20:43 ET Bakers Who Lost Their Bakery For Not Making Same-Sex Wedding Cake Have Day In Court

Today, the national religious liberty law firm First Liberty Institute argued on behalf of Aaron and Melissa Klein before the Oregon Court of...


Mar 02, 2017, 17:46 ET St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church to Reveal Newly Renovated Campus at Grand Opening Celebration

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church of Newport Beach will celebrate their newly renovated campus at a Grand Opening Celebration and Dedication event...


Mar 02, 2017, 14:12 ET Rev. Samuel Rodríguez lanza "Ser Luz" para el tiempo de oscuridad que la sociedad vive hoy

En Ser Luz: Brillar con la belleza, la verdad y la esperanza de Dios en un mundo oscuro (Vintage Español, ISBN: 978-0-525-43383-5), el Rev. Samuel...


Mar 02, 2017, 09:00 ET Great American Group to Close All 237 Family Christian Stores Nationwide

Great American Group, LLC (GA), a leading provider of advisory and valuation services, asset disposition and auction solutions and a subsidiary of...


Mar 02, 2017, 08:00 ET Wesley Seminary announces partnership with Missio Alliance

As part of its mission to serve the church, Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University is announcing a new partnership with Missio...


Mar 01, 2017, 14:02 ET Declaración del Reverendo Samuel Rodriguez, Presidente de la National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), luego del discurso del Presidente Trump al Congreso

"La nación escuchó esta noche con expectativas el primer discurso del Presidente Donald J. Trump ante el Congreso. Los americanos están esperando...


Mar 01, 2017, 12:58 ET Family Research Council Calls on Oregon Court to Affirm Bakers' Religious Liberty

On Thursday, Aaron and Melissa Klein, formerly of Sweet Cakes by Melissa at the center of a national religious freedom case, will appear before the...


Mar 01, 2017, 12:52 ET Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council Statement on President's Condemnation of Hate Crimes

We agree with the President's assertion in his speech at the Joint Session of Congress that "we are a country that stands united in condemning hate...


Mar 01, 2017, 12:50 ET Knights of Columbus Helps New Orleans Rebound from Tornadoes

The Knights of Columbus has taken a hands-on role in assisting those affected by the tornadoes that devastated a portion of New Orleans on Feb. 7....


Mar 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Inspire Investing Launches Impact Investing ETFs Aligned with Biblical Values

Inspire Investing, a leading impact investment firm headquartered in the Silicon Valley, today announced the launch of two ETFs that support...


Feb 28, 2017, 23:07 ET Statement by Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), Following President Trump's Address to Congress

"The nation watched with anticipation tonight as President Donald J. Trump gave his first address to Congress. Americans are hoping for a change of...