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TD Test3

By rzaleski — October 29, 2019
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TD Test Again3

By rzaleski — October 21, 2019
TD Test Again3

TD Test3

By rzaleski — October 21, 2019
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World Youth Day Cross and Icon visit Miami

By rzaleski — August 21, 2018
PORTLAND, Ore. – The official World Youth Day (WYD) Cross and Marian Icon, entrusted to the youth and young adults of the world by Pope St. John Paul II in 1984, will make a multi-city tour of the United States; including Chicago, Miami, Houston, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. The Cross and Icon will travel […]

We the People Book Club to explore values and visions of America

By rzaleski — August 21, 2018
The We the People Book Club will launch in September with a discussion of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. The online book club, sponsored by The Practicing Democracy Project, will give readers opportunities to strengthen their vision of democracy and their connections with others. The selections for the year-long program chronicle the last century […]

500,000 faithful from 58 nations unite in Guadalajara

By rzaleski — August 15, 2018
The Light of the World Church members partake in the Holy Supper GUADALAJARA, Mexico –  Five-hundred thousand faithful clad in white fill the streets of the township of Hermosa Provincia in Guadalajara on Tuesday, August 14 to celebrate the 80th Holy Supper of The Light of the World Church. With thousands of choirs simultaneously filling every […]

CICW launches new program that aims to strengthen worship through scholarship

By rzaleski — August 7, 2018
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.— In August 2018, the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (CICW) is expanding its Vital Worship Grants Program, creating greater opportunity for teacher-scholars from across North America to share their expertise with the church. This month, the Vital Worship Grants Program introduced a second stream of grants: the Teacher-Scholars program, which seeks to […]

Progressive National Baptist Convention to hold a march and press conference during 57th annual session in Philadelphia to protest the administration’s tactics that hurt communities of color

By rzaleski — August 6, 2018
The March for Righteousness, Justice, and Peace is expected to draw over 2,000 participants. PHILADELPHIA — The Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. (PNBC), led by President Dr. James C. Perkins, will hold its 57th Annual Session on August 6-10, 2018 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Over 5,000 delegates are […]

Catholic Mobilizing Network emboldened by Catechism revision on death penalty

By rzaleski — August 2, 2018
“The death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person” WASHINGTON – Catholic Mobilizing Network (CMN), the national Catholic organization working to end the death penalty and promote restorative justice, celebrates today’s revision of the Catechism of the Catholic Church to say that, in all cases, the […]

On 25th anniversary, Bible Gateway has been viewed more than 14 billion times

By rzaleski — August 1, 2018
Most Popular Online Bible Search Engine and Bible Reading Website GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the world’s most visited Christian website, Bible Gateway (; @BibleGateway) has been viewed more than 14 billion times by people using more than one billion devices. “Our mission statement is ‘To honor Christ by equipping people to […]

87 organizations honored as ‘Certified Best Christian Workplaces’

By rzaleski — July 31, 2018
Christian organizations affirm the growing importance of a healthy culture to face their challenges MERCER ISLAND, Wash. – Today the Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honors 87 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2018. These organizations met the certification standard determined by exemplary ratings of their employees who completed BCWI’s groundbreaking Employee Engagement […]

The dance of Shiva Shakti in the #MeToo and #TimesUp age

By rzaleski — July 30, 2018
How Tantra and Kundalini can empower Gender Equality and Planetary Balance Do the ancient teachings of Tantra, Shaivism and Shaktism have a message for us in this age of hashtags like #metoo and #timesup? Can they play a role in the growing consciousness of gender activism and awakened living? Can we teach men and women to […]

Fifty years in the west

By rzaleski — July 27, 2018
Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) Marks 104th Year With Dedication of Worship Building in Hawaii HONOLULU – The Iglesia Ni Cristo (or Church Of Christ) , an international Church that was first registered in the Philippines, will celebrate its 104th anniversary and its 50th year in the West, on Friday, July 27, with the […]

NationsUniversity announces new Chief Academic Officer

By rzaleski — July 23, 2018
NationsUniversity welcomes Dr. David Sryley in his expanded role. NEW ORLEANS — NationsUniversity, a non-profit, private university, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Srygley as Chief Academic Officer.  David comes to the institution from a ministerial role at the Arlington Heights Church of Christ in Corpus Christi, Texas.  He has also assisted NU for several […]

China prisoners of conscience rally urges Congress to stand in solidarity for human rights

By rzaleski — July 13, 2018
One year ago today, Liu Xiaobo, the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, died while in detention in China. His wife Liu Xia, who was never charged with a crime, was released this week after spending eight years under house arrest. “For decades Liu Xaobo fought for free expression, justice and liberty in China and he […]
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