The Presbyterian Publishing Corporation is pleased to announce a new forthcoming book from author Louis B. Weeks. Weeks will research and write on the current state of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and its prospects for the future. The resulting book will be published in spring 2012.
In the past few years, short-term mission trips have gotten a bad rap, but on a recent delegation to the U.S./Mexico border, nine Presbyterians heard from those in the field who don’t immediately dismiss short missions.
The head of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, says a statement by Pope Benedict XVI that the use of condoms is justified when intended to reduce “the risk of HIV infection” will make it easier for international organizations to cooperate with faith-based organizations in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
Christians are more likely to say a proposed Islamic center in New York’s lower Manhattan should be built farther away from Ground Zero than Muslims, Jews and other non-Christians, according to a new Gallup Poll.
Hollywood's stories can be an entertaining departure from reality, but they can also be an eye-opening look at things happening right in front of us.
Churches in Britain have criticized a government plan to remove benefits from unemployed people if they refuse to accept jobs offered to them by labor officers.
The outgoing head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops vigorously defended the bishops’ opposition to the health care reform bill, asserting that only bishops can speak for the church on matters of faith and morals.
The Presbyterian Hunger Program has allocated $1.3 million in grants to fight hunger in the United States and across the world.
The first stage of groundbreaking direct dialogue between the Conference of European Churches (CEC), the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI) has produced a statement declaring that "climate justice is a matter of faith."
The head of a grouping of Roman Catholic bishops in Africa has urged Sudan’s government to respect the results of an upcoming referendum on self-determination for the southern part of Africa’s largest country.