(RNS) — As the First Step Act passes the U.S. House of Representatives, the country’s largest Christian prison ministry says there’s 'never been greater interest in America in criminal justice reform.'
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WASHINGTON (RNS) — Several were bothered enough by the alleged comment to counter with their own words on immigration.
(RNS) — From Memphis to Washington, here are a few ways faith groups and their partners are noting that date in history.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A dissenting report criticizes the commission for failing to investigate Israel.
(RNS) The National Council of Churches and several other Christian organizations are protesting President-elect Donald Trump's policies and picks to lead his Cabinet and other departments.
(RNS) 'With this decision we look forward to being able to return home and spend the winter with our families and loved ones, many of whom have sacrificed as well,' said Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II in a statement.
(RNS) The American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League characterized the statement as 'profoundly' disappointing.
(RNS) Campbell said clergywomen attaining top leadership positions "still is something that is out of the ordinary."
(RNS) "To offer a different world view endorsed by religions, as well as governments, in the long term will go a long way to defeating its appeal to those who are looking to join them," said Antonios S. Kireopoulos of the National Council of...
WASHINGTON (RNS) Perhaps the influence of the National Council of Churches was overinflated during its heyday a half-century ago, but it is a mistake to ignore the people behind the NCC.
(RNS) Divided over the 2012 state constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage, the state's two Roman Catholic dioceses and the North Carolina Council of Churches are parting ways.
(RNS) Through passionate pulpit sermons, religious leaders helped bring busloads to Washington. Fifty years later, organizers are again turning to churches to help mark the anniversary of the march.
(RNS) The Rev. Bob Edgar, a Democratic congressman and United Methodist minister who went on to lead the National Council of Churches through a painful series of restructuring cuts, died suddenly Tuesday at age 69.
(RNS) With the help of pagans, Jains and people of a range of other faiths, the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions has raised more than $144,000 in two weeks in a desperate bid to overcome a financial crisis.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The National Council of Churches is moving its headquarters from the historic “God Box” in New York City to Washington, a change that the cash-strapped ecumenical group predicts will save as much as $500,000.