Harvard University scholar Robert Putnam has earned a reputation as an expert on the threads that hold the social fabric of the United States intact.
The World Council of Churches’ (WCC) general secretary, the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, has condemned the “criminal act of terror” Sunday in Baghdad, Iraq, when gunmen took hostages in the Sayidat al-Nejat Church.
When The Rev. J. Herbert Nelson took the reins as director at the Washington-based Office of Public Witness in May, he made clear the importance of involving young adults in the work of the Washington-based office.
The head of a worldwide faith-based humanitarian and development alliance has said his organization needs to take a more vocal stance on global inequalities.
Sarah Palin once pursued politics out of a religious sense of calling, and considered her choice as vice presidential candidate by 2008 GOP nominee John McCain part of “God’s plan.”