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09:00 ET American Bible Society and Harvard Researchers Partner to Quantify the Impact of COVID-19 on "Human Flourishing"

In a new research report, American Bible Society's State of the Bible 2020 data is used to assess the impact of COVID-19 on people's lives in the U.S....


09:00 ET NCS Partners With DipJar To Offer A New Giving Option To The Faith-Based Community Which Enables In-Person Giving While Social Distancing

In a time of great uncertainty due to COVID-19, NCS announced today its exclusive partnership to offer DipJar to all faith-based organizations to...


Oct 21, 2020, 14:06 ET Ministry Brands Releases New Survey Data Showing the Impact of COVID-19 on Churches

To document the impact of COVID-19 on church life, Ministry Brands – the leading provider of software, services, and information platforms for...


Oct 21, 2020, 08:55 ET Nueva estampilla de Navidad, "Nuestra Señora de Guápulo", ya disponible

El Servicio Postal de los Estados Unidos emitió hoy la estampilla postal de Nuestra Señora de Guápulo. Esta estampilla "Forever" se presentó en una...


Oct 21, 2020, 08:03 ET Hadassah, Jewish Women's Archive and Uprooted Collaborate to Strip Away Taboos Associated with Infertility in the American Jewish Community

With a new initiative called YOUR FAMILY-BUILDING STORY, Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA), the Jewish Women's...


Oct 20, 2020, 14:21 ET Knights of Columbus Announces Novena in Anticipation of Father McGivney's Beatification

The Knights of Columbus has invited all Catholics to prepare for the beatification of its founder, Father Michael J. McGivney, by joining a novena...


Oct 20, 2020, 13:27 ET CAIR Wins 'God Pod' Lawsuit Declaring Religious Segregation Illegal in Virginia Jail

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


Oct 20, 2020, 11:30 ET New Christmas Stamp, Our Lady of Guápulo, Now Available

The U.S. Postal Service issued the Our Lady of Guápulo stamp today. This Forever stamp was dedicated in a virtual ceremony and is now being sold at...


Oct 20, 2020, 10:42 ET JBI Study Tracks Impact of Landmark UN Report on Global Antisemitism

A new report by AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights (JBI) finds that global antisemitism remains troublingly...


Oct 20, 2020, 10:18 ET AJC Ad Urges Labeling Hezbollah A Terror Organization

In a full-page ad in tomorrow's Wall Street Journal, American Jewish Committee (AJC) is calling again on the 27-member European Union (EU) to...


Oct 20, 2020, 10:00 ET AUTHOR BUKKY AGBOOLA receives national recognition through the NEW YORK CITY BIG BOOK AWARD®!

The NYC BIG BOOK AWARD recognized Giving God Ultimate Love: Over-The-Top Mega Love by Bukky Agboola in the category of Spiritual as a winner. "Author ...


Oct 20, 2020, 08:57 ET National Program Provides Significant Financial Support to 16 Sacred Spaces to Help Strengthen Local Communities, Protect Civic Assets, Increase Outreach Initiatives, and Support Congregations

Today, The National Fund for Sacred Places, a program managed by Partners for Sacred Places in collaboration with the National Trust for Historic...


Oct 20, 2020, 08:00 ET Marcha de la Vida lanza una iniciativa global interreligiosa para conmemorar Kristallnacht: #LetThereBeLight

El 9 de noviembre de 1938, se llevó a cabo un Pogrom de dos días en el cual los Nazis quemaron más de 1,400 sinagogas e instituciones judías en...


Oct 20, 2020, 08:00 ET March of the Living launches global interfaith initiative to commemorate Kristallnacht: #LetThereBeLight

On November 9, 1938, a two-day pogrom began during which the Nazis burned more than 1,400 synagogues and Jewish institutions in Germany and Austria...


Oct 20, 2020, 06:01 ET Alfred Street Baptist Church Donates Over $ 1 Million to Community-Based Organizations & National Nonprofits Through Their Tithe the Tithe Initiative

Alfred Street Baptist Church (ASBC) has donated $1,079, 287 under their Tithe-the-Tithe Initiative to 69 community-based and national organizations...


Oct 19, 2020, 11:43 ET Nominations invited for 2021 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity

The Higher Committee for Human Fraternity (HCHF) today launched the 2021 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity with a global call for nominations. The...


Oct 19, 2020, 09:00 ET Amistad Project: Libertas Christian School Sues To Stop Closure By Michigan Governor Whitmer's Administration

Libertas Christian School, a pre-K through 12th Grade Christian school serving 265 students in Hudsonville, Michigan, has filed a lawsuit with the...


Oct 19, 2020, 08:33 ET Built Around NASA's Engineering Design Process, Spring Arbor University Launches New Mechanical Engineering Program

Spring Arbor University (SAU) announces its new Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program, set to begin Fall 2021. The program will join...


Oct 19, 2020, 06:18 ET New AJC Survey Reveals American Jewish Opinion Ahead of U.S. Elections

The 2020 American Jewish Committee (AJC) survey of Jews in the United States regarding the upcoming elections shows that 75% would choose former Vice ...


Oct 18, 2020, 13:46 ET Friends of Zion Museum Honors Eleven World Leaders at Israel's 4th Annual Christian Media Summit

The Israeli government's 4th Annual Christian Media Summit was held this evening, Sunday October 18, at the Friends of Zion Heritage Center in...


Oct 17, 2020, 12:41 ET Featuring Over 2,000 Participants from 90 Countries, Seventh Annual G20 Interfaith Forum Concludes with Strong Focus on COVID, Inequalities and Climate Change

Attracting an extraordinary assembly of diverse representatives from world religious and interreligious networks and communities, the seventh annual...


Oct 15, 2020, 16:04 ET Loyola Press Author Father William Byrne Named Bishop of Diocese of Springfield

It's been a good week for Father William (Bill) Byrne. Not only does his first book 5 Things with Father Bill publish this week, but Pope Francis...


Oct 15, 2020, 11:17 ET Unprecedented Faith & Blue Weekend Results In 1,000 U.S. Events As Police And Residents Unite To Ease Tensions

An historic national 'Faith & Blue' alliance united law enforcement officers with community residents at more than 1,000 events across the country...


Oct 15, 2020, 07:00 ET 750 Interfaith Leaders Urge Action Against Threats to Democracy

An interfaith group today released a "Statement of Conscience" calling on Tennesseans and all Americans to join them and speak out against racism,...


Oct 13, 2020, 13:22 ET Iconic Spiritual Thought Leader, Bishop Dr. Barbara Lewis King, passed away at 90

Bishop Dr. Barbara Lewis King, a global spiritual leader and Icon passed away on Oct. 11th, surrounded by her loving family in her Atlanta Home. She...