Hubert Rakotoarivony is on the front lines of justice and peacemaking in Madagascar, where the Presbyterian Church particularly is being persecuted by the current government, he said.
An association of feminist Korean theologians has been selected to receive an international prize awarded by women of the Swiss Reformed Churches to organizations or individuals who promote the role of women as church leaders.
Qais Shaghasi learned to play guitar from how-to videos on YouTube and kept hidden his passion for what many here regard as “un-Islamic” music.
PETERFALVA, Ukraine ― Because of centuries-old discrimination against Roma people, children in Roma “camps” in this and other central European countries struggle mightily to get a decent education.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) mission worker Nadia Ayoub is an early childhood education specialist serving two sprawling Roma camps in this neighborhood of Beregovo, near the Ukraine-Hungary border.
She teaches 3-12-year-olds four days a week in whatever rooms are available in the homes of Roma parents. These are some of Nadia’s kids.
In this presidential election year, questions regarding permissible activities from churches have been raised. As a federal tax-exempt, 501(c) (3) organization, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), at all levels (i.e., General Assembly, synod, presbytery and particular congregation), is permitted to engage in a limited, insubstantial amount of witnessing or lobbying activities which attempt to influence legislation or issues.
It is strictly prohibited, however, from engaging in political activity which includes, but is not limited to, participating or intervening, directly or indirectly, in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for elective public ...
Connectedness was a theme for some of the 2012 International Peacemakers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Peacemaking Program, and it certainly characterized much of Arda Aghazarian’s visit to the United States.
Youth engagement in eco-justice is expanding in scope and sophistication, says Marcelo Leites, Latin American and Caribbean regional secretary for the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF).
A majority of Protestant pastors plan to vote for GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, according to a new survey, but nearly a quarter are still undecided less than a month from Election Day.
After a stressful construction period lasting nearly a decade, the Russian-American Institute’s (RAI) new edifice in northeastern Moscow is up for sale. A buyer has been found and President John Bernbaum predicted Oct. 5 that the sale would be finalized “in two or three months.”
In celebration of its 75th anniversary this year, Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center has announced a $3.5 million expansion plan.