A coalition of American Jewish groups are placing their bets on Las Vegas, a destination they hope will simultaneously lure back young adults and groom their next generation of leaders.
The Rev. Gradye Parsons, General Assembly stated clerk of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), has written a letter to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, urging him to call off a plan to balance the state budget in part by de-unionizing state workers.
A nurse who used her retirement benefits to support people living with HIV and AIDS has been named the 2011 winner of an international prize awarded by women of the Swiss Reformed Churches.
The potent symbol of bread will take pride of place this week as an annual common day of prayer focuses on the struggle of women in Chile.
For evangelical author John MacArthur, the best way to explain a Christian’s relationship to Jesus is what appears to be a simple metaphor ― one often used by the Apostle Paul himself.
With the world and the church changing too rapidly for most Presbyterians to keep up, more than 350 gathered at Second Presbyterian Church here for two days this week for conversations about “the next Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).”
Colombia urgently needs an increase in ecumenical approaches to peace-building to counter the effects of a half-century of civil conflict fuelled by drug money and corporate influence, the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC) said.
Pakistan’s Minister for Religious Minorities and the only Christian cabinet member, Shahbaz Bhatti, was assassinated on March 2 outside his home in Islamabad.
Islam was the most frequent topic of religion news coverage in 2010, as the media doubled the amount of time and space devoted to religion compared to 2009.
Justice and peace provided a framework for planning and assessment of programs as the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC) met in Geneva Feb. 16-22.