Religion Newswriters Association Recognizes Teen Writers at its Annual Awards

Brooklyn, NY—KidSpirit, the online magazine and community by and for 11- to 17-year-olds, was awarded an Honorable Mention by the Religion Newswriters Association for its Interfaith Connections department in the Online Religion Section of the Year category. KidSpirit was the only youth publication honored. The Interfaith Connections column was created with the express intention of […]

Israeli Visionary Educator, Chaim Peri, To Receive 2014 World Of Children Alumni Award For Transforming The Lives Of Israel’s Most Vulnerable Children

Friends of Yemin Orde is pleased to announce that Israeli visionary educator, Chaim Peri, will receive the 2014 World of Children Alumni Award on Nov. 6, 2014, in New York City. Peri is Director-Emeritus of Yemin Orde Youth Village and Founder, Yemin Orde Educational Initiatives in Israel. The Village, located in northern Israel, provides a […]

Religion Newswriters Association names winners of 2014 RNA Awards for Religion Reporting Excellence

ATLANTA — Religion reporters from across the country won top honors Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Religion Newswriters Association’s 2014 awards banquet. Roy Larson was presented the William A. Reed Lifetime Achievement Award for his intrepid reporting and commitment to fostering a new generation of religion writers. Larson was a religion reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times. He […]

SIM Saddened by Recent Attack on Ebola Aid Workers in Guinea

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – SIM USA ( said today it is saddened by the recent attacks on Ebola aid workers and journalists in Guinea and plans to review its crisis response strategies in light of the attacks. According to published media reports, at least eight Ebola aid workers and journalists were killed in Guinea because of […]

3.3 million people agree: It’s time to get Back to Church

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 18, 2014 – What can entice 3.3 million Americans to leave their homes on a Sunday in the fall? No, it’s not football. It’s church. This Sunday, September 21, approximately 27,000 churches across the globe are participating in Back to Church Sunday®, an ever-growing movement to reach out to communities with […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – September 19

Religion & Ethics NewsWeeklyis a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit for additional information. Show #1803 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on September 19 (check local listings). Identifying Missing Immigrants -The Arizona desert is so brutal it can take the lives of some would-be immigrants. As David Tereschuk reports, that can […]

Women in Leadership National Study to Be Presented at RNA Annual Conference This Friday

The Women in Leadership National Study (WILNS) is the first-ever academic study to investigate the representation of women in top positions at more than 1,400 evangelical nonprofit institutions in the United States. Panelists will present the results of this comprehensive study, and discuss how evangelical institutions are stacking up against broader societal benchmarks for women […]

SIM President Encouraged by President Obama’s New Plans for Combating Ebola

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – SIM USA ( President Bruce Johnson is encouraged by President Obama’s announcement today to send additional medical professionals, provide more hospital beds and train more West Africans to treat the recent outbreak of Ebola. President Obama announced his plan to help fight the spread of Ebola in West Africa while on a […]

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 – […]