The Jewish people as a whole were not responsible for Jesus’ crucifixion, and their descendants have not inherited blame for his death, Pope Benedict XVI writes in a new book to be published on March 10.
The fact that there is a coffee house in the bell tower is not what is unusual at Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church. Nor is the fact that it’s run on volunteers and donations. What might be the most unusual element at Mt. Tabor is the leadership’s willingness to not start out with a carefully defined goal but to instead let the mission find them.
At the March 5, 2011, meeting of the directors of the Board of Pensions, Special Committee on Domestic Partner Benefits Chair Frank James reported that the committee has met three times, will be conducting listening sessions at the Regional Benefits Consultations, and plans to make a progress report to the board at its October 2011 meeting.
A week-long inter-Orthodox consultation with the aim of studying the Faith and Order document “The Nature and Mission of the Church” began its work here on March 3.
Global commemorations of International Women’s Day March 8 included a public call for reading the Bible “through a gender lens.”
Atheist Michael Newdow plans to continue his fight to get “In God We Trust” off U.S. currency after the Supreme Court denied a hearing in his case on Monday (March 7).
A news analysis story by the Rev. Byron Bland published by PNS on Monday (“Giving shape to peaceful relationships”), contained a critical typographical error.
As the Senate moves towards compromise on massive cuts as outlined in House bill H.R. 1, a number of faith leaders say that, despite current financial challenges, the United States has a moral responsibility to maintain the nation’s capacity to save lives in the United States and internationally.
A proud and independent Caribbean nation struggling with a high level of violence and criminality — is the location of the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) facilitated by the World Council of Churches May 17-25.
The Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, said he has gone to court to seek a renewal of the Israeli residency permits that allows him to live and work in the ancient city.