Some Presbyterians have urged 48 state governors to reject a proposal from a large for-profit prison firm, calling privatized prisons “morally wrong from a faith perspective.”
Evangelicals have been in the news a lot lately, from the Denver Broncos’ Tim Tebow and his take-a-knee prayers to the Texas pastor and his wife who spent 24 hours in bed preaching the virtues of sex in Christian marriages.
The Catholic National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (CNBB) has launched a move to bring attention to the state of public health care in the nation.
In the redwoods of Northern California, a Presbyterian camp and conference center known primarily as a summer camp for kids has started a new worshiping community.
As President Barack Obama prepared to meet with Israeli Leader Benjamin Netanyahu on March 5, Presbyterian leaders urged direct negotiations between the United States and Iran over that country’s unsettling nuclear program.
The Rev. Michael Livingston, a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) minister and director of the National Council of Churches Poverty Initiative, called on churches to express their disapproval of Publix’s policies by joining farm workers and the Presbyterian Hunger Program in a public fast beginning March 5 to urge the company to change its ways.
With world attention focused on tensions between Iran and Israel, a coalition of Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders are reminding U.S. presidential candidates not to lose sight of the need for a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.
Strapped for cash and paid staff, Rick Santorum has enlisted a ragtag but politically potent army to keep his campaign afloat: home-schoolers.
The Rev. Janet Edwards is the fifth candidate for moderator of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s 220th General Assembly this summer.
The Rev. George B. Telford, a leader in the Presbyterian Church before and after reunion, died Feb. 28 after a battle with pancreatic metastatic cancer. He was 78.