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Oct 10, 2014, 21:07 ET

UCC Victorious in Lawsuit as Judge Strikes Down North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge has struck down North Carolina's marriage laws as unconstitutional, giving the United Church of Christ and its co-plaintiffs a...

Oct 07, 2014, 15:20 ET

Pastor of Mt. Calvary Christian Center calls for amendment to Washington marijuana law to protect youth facilities and churches

The pastor of a Seattle church is speaking out against a recreational marijuana store that opened just feet from his church and is calling on Gov....

Oct 02, 2014, 11:10 ET

The Christ Medicus Foundation, in Partnership with Samaritan Ministries International is Launching the Nation's First Catholic based Health Care Sharing Ministry, CMF CURO

Today at the National Press Club at 12pm in the Zenger Room, the Catholic 501(c)(3) non-profit Christ Medicus Foundation is announcing the creation...

Jun 30, 2014, 12:03 ET

United Church of Christ Comments On SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision

Earlier this morning, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled against Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, saying, "closely held corporations cannot...

Jun 27, 2014, 12:02 ET

United Church of Christ Becomes First Religious Denomination to Sponsor the Gay Games

 The United Church of Christ has announced that it will be the first religious denomination to be a major sponsor of the Gay Games when the...

Jun 18, 2014, 14:20 ET

United Church of Christ Applauds U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Decision to Cancel Washington NFL Team Trademark

The United Church of Christ applauds the decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office to cancel the Washington Redskins trademark...

Jun 16, 2014, 10:02 ET

North Carolina Church Leaders and Clergy Deliver Nearly 30,000 Signed Petitions Against North Carolina's Discriminatory Marriage Laws

 On what is being termed "Marriage Monday," North Carolina church leaders and clergy delivered two petitions to the office of State Attorney...

Jun 14, 2014, 15:30 ET

United Church of Christ Central Atlantic Conference Passes Resolution Calling for Washington Football Team Name Change and Calls for Member Boycott

 The Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ passed a resolution at its annual meeting Saturday, June 14, pressuring the...

Jun 03, 2014, 10:28 ET

United Church of Christ Lawsuit Adds Plaintiffs, While Defendants Seek Motion for Stay in Case

 As continued evidence that all people of faith have a shared interest in the protection of the First Amendment right to religious freedom,...

May 15, 2014, 18:14 ET

Attorney General of North Carolina Describes United Church of Christ Lawsuit as Complex and Significant

Defendants in the case, General Synod of the United Church of Christ v. Cooper, filed motions for a 30-day extension of time to respond to the...

Mar 20, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Luxury Memory Foam Mattresses Company Christeli Dreams Up Unique Sleeping Support Zones with Body5™ Technology

 Christeli, America's premier luxury memory foam mattress company, is proud to announce its first new product launch of 2014:...

Oct 31, 2013, 14:50 ET
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Youth for Christ International Appoints Geordon Rendle New President

 Youth for Christ International (YFCI), an interdenominational, Christian-based youth movement that operates in 140 countries worldwide,...

Apr 24, 2013, 11:26 ET
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Christ for all Nations Announces First-Ever U.S. "Good News" Crusades

Internationally known evangelist and founder of Christ for all Nations (CfaN), Reinhard Bonnke, announces today that for the first time in his...

Jan 08, 2013, 08:45 ET

Cardiovascular Researchers At The Christ Hospital Investigate New Interventional Technology To Treat Coronary Artery Disease

  A first-of-its-kind cardiac interventional device that dissolves after opening blocked arteries is being evaluated in a national research...

Dec 03, 2012, 10:24 ET

The Christ Hospital On Cutting Edge Of New Stent Technology; Implants Investigational New Device

Global Trial Led by Dr. Dean Kereiakes of Lindner Research Center Clinical scientists at The Christ Hospital's Lindner Research Center are...

Jul 09, 2012, 11:11 ET

United Fights Heart Disease and Honors Social Justice Activists

 Delegates of United Covenant Churches of Christ (UCCC) will travel from as far east as the tropical land of Nigeria, as far north as Alaska...

Jun 26, 2012, 07:00 ET

Patients Benefit From New Way to Replace Heart Valves at The Christ Hospital

Two Local Seniors Share Their Story Nearly one in every eight Americans aged 75 and older will be diagnosed with valvular heart...

Jun 13, 2012, 07:00 ET

Researchers Explore Novel Technology Approach For Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure

A radically different approach to treating high blood pressure – using a minimally invasive procedure – is being evaluated as part of a...

Mar 22, 2012, 16:25 ET

Clinical Scientist Dean Kereiakes Available To Comment on New Research at American College of Cardiology Meeting

The following was release today by The Christ Hospital: WHAT:  Late-breaker study: Statins to manage high cholesterol are among the most...

Oct 19, 2011, 14:21 ET
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National Faith Organizations in DC to Kick Off Week of Living on Food Stamp Budget

The following release is being issued by Catholic Charities USA, The Jewish Council for Public Affairs and The National Council of the Churches of...