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Can the Pope affect the everyday lives of Catholics?

By Religion News LLC — November 20, 2018
New book straightforwardly lays out who the Pope is, what he does and why he matters SAN FRANCISCO — The papacy, while seemingly uncomplicated at times, is not fully understood by most people, even Catholics. Why the Pope matters, what the Pope writes and proclaims, and why he is a central figure in the world is […]

Religion News Service now available on Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

By Religion News LLC — November 12, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Religion News Service (RNS) is pleased to introduce a new way for readers to access religion news headlines through the “Religion News Headlines” skill on Alexa, Amazon’s voice-controlled assistant, on Amazon Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices, as well as on Google Home smart speakers. The “Religion News Headlines” come out each weekday […]

Michigan lay group releases clergy sex abuse reader for US bishops

By Religion News LLC — November 12, 2018
‘No More Victims’ wants bishops to address clergy sex abuse of adults in fall meetings as well as the abuse of minors LANSING, Mich. — “No More Victims,” a group of laypeople located in the diocese of Lansing, MI, has prepared a sweeping collection of accounts drawn from national and local headlines concerning the clergy […]

New teaching module, Wisdom Literature from the Bible, leads the way in improving student academics AND character!

By Religion News LLC — November 12, 2018
Essentials in Education (EIE), a non-profit educational organization that has been the U.S. leader in teaching the Bible academically in public schools has announced the release of their new curriculum, Wisdom Literature from the Bible. This standards-based (National Council of Teachers of English/International Reading Association) curriculum uses material from the writings of Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, […]

Episcopal Diocese of Long Island celebrates 150th anniversary with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

By Religion News LLC — November 8, 2018
The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island will convene on November 16 and 17 to celebrate its 150th anniversary and hold its annual convention, bringing together clergy and other delegates representing congregations in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Brooklyn. The Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry will be a […]

Global groups decry Pope Francis comment on abortion

By Religion News LLC — November 7, 2018
WASHINGTON — Catholics for Choice organized a group of 50 abortion providers and advocacy organizations across more than 20 countries to send a joint letter to Pope Francis decrying the Pontiff’s comments that compared providing abortion care to contracting a killer. “Once again Pope Francis has revealed he has a serious blind spot when it […]

KidSpirit, the sole spiritual publication by and for youth, celebrates its 2018 awards

By Religion News LLC — November 6, 2018
KidSpirit, the only youth-led platform for building community through life’s big questions, celebrates the global youth voices that contribute to its online magazine and community. The organization will present awards to its teen contributors on November 13th in New York City, at a benefit dinner also honoring Deven Parekh, Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners, […]

NewsMatch opens with more than $3 million in matching support for nonprofit newsrooms across the US

By Religion News LLC — November 5, 2018
Go to today to donate to a trusted, nonprofit news organizations WASHINGTON — NewsMatch, the largest grassroots fundraising campaign to support nonprofit news organizations, launches today in newsrooms across the country and online at The campaign doubles donations to 155 nonprofit newsrooms in nearly every state across the country, starting today and running […]

Retirement Reformation movement aims to transform lives and mobilize untapped golden-years army

By Religion News LLC — November 5, 2018
Bruce Bruinsma aims to spark a revolution of devotion and service among Christian retirees COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The American church’s giant isn’t sleeping, but it’s busy playing golf and taking life easy in retirement, according to the man behind a campaign to mobilize an untapped golden-years army. Having built a successful career and company […]

The Varieties of American Evangelicalism — new report from the USC Center for Religion & Civic Culture

By Religion News LLC — November 5, 2018
A report on the diversity of evangelical political engagement ahead of the midterm elections Donald Trump’s ascent to the presidency has brought the culture, fault-lines and political commitments of American evangelicalism into sharp relief. Dissatisfied with the lack of nuanced explorations of evangelicals, the Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CRCC) at the University of […]

Entry period opens for 2019 Wilbur Awards

By Religion News LLC — November 2, 2018
Religion Communicators Council to accept submissions until February 6 NEW YORK — The Religion Communicators Council (RCC) is accepting entries for the 2019 Wilbur Awards. Secular communicators have until February 6, 2019 to submit work produced during 2018 for consideration in one of the oldest recognition programs in religion communication. The Council has presented Wilbur […]

GODSPEED Magazine launches to bridge believers with former TIME Magazine bureau chief as EIC

By Religion News LLC — November 1, 2018
Dear Members of the Press, We recognize you’re busy, so we’ll keep this brief, GODSPEED Magazine –a Christian digital publication– is officially emerging on November 1st with TIME Magazine’s (former) Senior News Correspondent as Editor in Chief. We hope this may be of interest to you, as many of you have written stories regarding religious […]

Parliament of the World’s Religions 2018 media highlights

By Religion News LLC — October 31, 2018
TORONTO — The Parliament of the World’s Religions officially opens tomorrow. The Parliament of the World’s Religions, the largest global interfaith gathering, will be held in Toronto from November 1 – 7 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The gathering will welcome close to 10,000 delegates from 80 countries, representing nearly 200 religious, spiritual, and Indigenous […]

Journalists are invited to attend The Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis: How Did We Get Here? on Sunday, Nov. 11 in Baltimore

By Religion News LLC — October 31, 2018
Panel will brief reporters covering the Plenary Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops National Catholic Reporter and Fordham University’s Center for Religion and Culture will co-host a briefing for journalists on the clergy sex abuse crisis in advance of the fall meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. The briefing […]

Pakistani Christians call for prayer, Christian service in midst of violence after Asia Bibi acquittal

By Religion News LLC — October 31, 2018
 ‘As a praying people, let us trust God,’ say Christians bracing for violence in 5th-most dangerous country SANTA ANA, Calif. — Christians on the ground in Pakistan tell Open Doors USA partners that they are calling on their fellow Christians across Pakistan to pray and offer themselves for public service as violent protests break out in […]
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