ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s Calls On Religious Leaders to Mark World Alzheimer’s Day

Washington, DC –The ClergyAgainstAlzheimer’s Network, a diverse, multi-faith, national network of clergy working to focus our nation’s attention on Alzheimer’s disease, is calling on religious leaders and clergy to mark World Alzheimer’s Day in their congregations’ sermons and addresses during the weekend of September 19-21, 2014. September is globally designated as World Alzheimer’s Month – […]

Is Pope Francis for real?

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 – Perhaps nobody in the world has more access to the life and writings of the beloved Pope Francis than Andrea Tornielli, who is best known as the foremost “Vatican insider” journalist. In his new book, FIORETTI: THE LITTLE FLOWERS OF POPE FRANCIS, Tornielli offers inspiring stories, incidents, encounters and […]

Speech to the Netherworld by Fictional Lucifer

SAN FRANCISCO, California, September 12, 2014—Lucifer’s unprecedented speech to the netherworld is for real. It’s found in chapter twenty-one of Messages from Estillyen: A Novel of Redemption and Human Worth.  Messages from Estillyen contains ten portrayals, in which Lucifer imaginatively appears as a real-time observer of well-known Scripture narratives such as the Transfiguration and the […]

Reflections on ISIS and Gaza

The assault on humanity by the jihadist group Islamic State (also known as ISIS) is dominating the headlines and the attention of world leaders. The gruesome crimes committed (and proudly flaunted on the internet) by ISIS include mass executions, beheadings, ethnic cleansing and genocide. The entire world has been shocked and appalled by these barbaric […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – September 12

Religion & Ethics NewsWeeklyis a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1802 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on September 12 (check local listings). US Muslims on ISIS – As the nation marks the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and President Obama outlines his strategy to defeat […]

Unity World Headquarters Celebrates 21st Annual World Day of Prayer

UNITY VILLAGE, Mo. — Thousands of people will join Silent Unity—an international, multidenominational 24/7 prayer ministry—and Unity churches and centers around the world on Thursday, for the 21st annual Unity World Day of Prayer. The theme of the 24-hour prayer event is, “We Are the Light of the World: Let Your Light Shine!” The 24-hour […]

GRACE and New Growth Press Launch Publishing Partnership

Greensboro, NC, USA – New Growth Press and GRACE (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment) have launched a strategic new partnership to help each organization better fulfill its mission. Founded by Basyle “Boz” Tchividjian in 2004, GRACE exists to empower the Christian community to recognize and respond to the sin of child abuse. […]

SIM Missionary Doctor Rick Sacra on Way to The Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – International Christian mission organization SIM (www.simusa.org) announced today that missionary doctor Rick Sacra, recently infected with the Ebola virus while serving in Liberia, is being flown to The Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., for treatment. Dr. Sacra is expected to arrive in Omaha Friday morning and begin treatment in the hospital’s […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – September 5

Religion & Ethics NewsWeeklyis a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1801 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on September 5 (check local listings). Heroin and the Faith Community – According to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, the number of drug overdose deaths […]