Need to know: Thursday, September 3, 2020
More than 950 individuals have registered to attend free monthly sessions that will feature Asian, Black and Latina experts on cross-cultural and multiethnic relations.
600 faith leaders sign letter urging California governor to stop transfer of incarcerated people to ICE
Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity said Gov. Gavin Newsom can stop the transfers of detainees from state prisons to immigration detention facilities by issuing an executive order.
Standing beside a waving Lebanese flag, Pope Francis paid homage to the troubled population of Beirut on Wednesday (Sept. 2) and implored its residents to ‘take courage’ as they begin the reconstruction of their city.
This country’s anti-Black narrative threatens the lives of not only the 13% of this country’s population who are targeted by it; it threatens the survival of the nation itself, writes Kelly Brown Douglas.
There is a saying, or hadith, from the Prophet Muhammad on the tiered approaches we are obligated to take when confronted with evil. Identifying Liverpool’s malfeasance is only a start, writes Jalal Baig.
The Sarang Jeil Church in Seoul has been a magnet for thousands of conservative Christians who fear their country is turning communist under President Moon Jae-in. Many have contracted the coronavirus.
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Last week, a viral video began circulating on social media showing a man who closely resembles Eric Metaxas striking a protester and running away backward.
The district attorney moved to dismiss the charges, alleging ‘the complainant cannot and has not positively identified defendant as the person who committed this offense.‘
The church appears to be wading into a highly politicized campaign to minimize or outright deny the existence of the coronavirus.
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Both Jim Bakker and Jerry Falwell Jr. were entrepreneurs who drove the Christian nonprofits they ran to great heights only to be done-in by their personal failings, writes John Wigger.
People thinking about suicide often turn to pastors, coaches and teachers first for help. We need to make sure these natural helpers are trained to lend a hand, writes Glen Bloomstrom.