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The Religion Press Release Services distribution list reaches a niche audience of mainstream and religious press, policymakers and advocacy groups, faith denominations, academics and more. Anyone can purchase a press release distribution service. Press releases will be distributed both on the RNS website, which receives nearly 1 million pageviews per month, and through the RNS press release mailing list, which reaches over 3,000 people.


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  • Embed YouTube video: $50 each
  • Post press release on $50 each
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Nigerian philanthropist Igho Sanomi boosts Catholic missions in rural communities
By RNS Press Release Distribution Service — November 25, 2020
Nigerian Oilman Igho Sanomi, who is a recipient of a Papal medal of His Holiness Pope Francis for his contributions to the Catholic Church, is currently building multiple structures for the Catholic Church in the Niger Delta region, funded by the support of Dickens Sanomi Foundation (DSF). This was disclosed in a feature article published […]
Can one Native American’s quest for peace be relevant today?
By RNS Press Release Distribution Service — November 24, 2020
Hiawatha’s spirit of forgiveness and peace matters today, reveals new children’s book SAN FRANCISCO – How is it that one Native American’s vision for peace and willingness to forgive resonates in today’s world hundreds of years later? Children’s book author Demi takes readers through Hiawatha’s impactful life in her new book, THE SPIRIT OF HIAWATHA, […]
U.S. Christians urged ‘be vigilant’ as church closures hit Algeria
By RNS Press Release Distribution Service — November 24, 2020
Shuttered churches in Algeria ‘sound alarm for America,’ ministry leader cautions in wake of mass closures EASTON, MD — As America’s churches face tough new COVID-19 restrictions on worship and gatherings, churches in one North African country have been totally closed down amid fears they might never be allowed to re-open. “What is happening to […]
Episcopal priest, humorist launches some doggone good tails in meaningful new book
By RNS Press Release Distribution Service — November 23, 2020
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A Catechism of the Heart
By RNS Press Release Distribution Service — November 23, 2020