A regional meeting of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) in this eastern Bolivian city assessed how churches emerging from contexts of strong social, economic and political crises can be a prophetic voice of hope amidst massive impoverishment, violence and inequality.
The Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (formerly the General Assembly Mission Council) has approved “a path and process” to establish the denomination’s Stony Point (N.Y.) Center as separate corporation related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Fifteen international peacemakers from different countries around the world are visiting congregations, presbyteries and colleges of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) from Sept. 21-Oct. 15.
Child poverty in New Zealand is drawing attention from several denominations after a recent report outlined legislative plans to help children through tax and welfare changes.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf has spent most of his adult life trying to build interfaith and international bridges. But to many Americans, he is the public face of the so-called “Ground Zero mosque,” one of the most controversial religious projects in recent U.S. history.
Since its founding in 1901, the Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary has moved from Pyongyang ― now the capital of North Korea ― to Seoul, temporarily closed in protest of Japanese rule and sent out more than 20,000 graduates into ministry.
Union Presbyterian Seminary (UPS) opened Sept. 11 in its first permanent home in Charlotte ― initially welcoming 75 students and then the entire community to what will be a gathering place of faith and learning.
A public statement applauding steps toward peace talks in Colombia was issued recently by representatives of churches and ecumenical organizations that form the Peace Commission of the Evangelical Council (CEDECOL), the Ecumenical Network in Colombia and the Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI).
In a surprise announcement that seemed scripted by the novelist Dan Brown, a Harvard professor revealed an ancient scrap of papyrus on Tuesday (Sept. 18) that purports to refer to Jesus’ wife.
Australians are expected to debate marriage equality at the state level after the federal parliament defeated legislation on Sept. 19 that would have allowed gay couples to marry.