Brazil Celebrates First Place, But Not in Soccer

By Claudia Augelli Brazil celebrated a first place finish this week. No, not in soccer, but in religious freedom. Surprised? If yes, you are in good company. This finding from a recent study by the Pew Research Center also surprised Brazil’s Vice President Michel Temer, as religious, political and business leaders just learned in Sao […]

May 6-7: Commemorating the Armenian Genocide 100th Anniversary, Armenian Religious Leaders conduct Conference Call and Ecumenical Service

Commemoration events for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will continue May 7-9 in Washington, DC as thousands will gather to remember the 1.5 million Armenians who perished and pay tribute to those who risked their own lives to save others. The President of Armenia, prominent religious leaders, policy makers, and members from Armenian […]

Tebow Cure Hospital Opens in Philippines

DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES, May 1, 2015 – The Tebow CURE Hospital grand opening was held today at the facility in Davao City. Built and operated by CURE International, the hospital specializes in treating children with orthopedic conditions. Many donors have contributed to the project, including the Sacred Harvest Foundation and the Tim Tebow Foundation. The […]

World Help Provides Emergency Assistance for Earthquake Victims in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal—On Saturday, April 25, 2015, at noon local time, an earthquake measuring 7.9 in magnitude shook central Nepal causing thousands of casualties and leaving multitudes more injured or missing. Buildings collapsed, roads are blocked, and many in rural areas experienced deadly landslides. Waves of aftershocks only intensified the chaos, which is said to have […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly – May 1

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit for additional information. Show #1835 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on May 1 (check local listings). Baltimore Tensions – Tensions remain high in Baltimore in the wake of protests—sometimes violent—over the death of an African-American man Freddie Gray, […]

ValLimar Jansen’s latest album “a soulful experience”

PORTLAND, Ore. (OCP) April 30, 2015 – A unique mixture of genres, ValLimar Jansen’s latest album, “Spirit & Soul”,contains elements from gospel and praise and worship while escaping the confines of either genre. “This is not a gospel record or even a praise and worship record, yet all those elements are here. This is a […]