Religion Newswriters award winner releases book tackling faith, race & today’s issues

Newly released from Wipf and Stock Publishers, “Getting From Here to Eternity: A Spirit-filled View of the News” (226 pages, softcover) is a compilation of newspaper columns on religion written by the Rev. Kyle Huckins, Ph.D., winner of second place in the 2014 Cassels Religion Reporter of the Year competition of the Religion Newswriters Association […]

Missionary Training and Sending Center Opens in Nashville

Nashville, TN- In the midst of the darkest crises on earth, Christian believers are learning to minister good news in Jesus’ name. Crisis Response International’s (CRí) new headquarters and “Sending Center” in Nashville, TN is now open. The international relief organization this week announced the opening of The Sending Center- a crisis response training center […]

Media Advisory – Cardinal, other experts participate in Tele-Press Conference in preparation of Extraordinary Synod on Family

WHAT – An international tele-press conference that will feature a panel of prominent Catholics who will discuss issues related to the forthcoming Extraordinary Synod on the Family. The Synod, which begins October 5, is expected to address such topics as:  The pastoral care of the family; The influence of the media in the popular culture […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – September 26

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit for additional information. Show #1804 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on September 26 (check local listings). Rev. Amy Butler Profile – One of the nation’s most prominent Protestant congregations, The Riverside Church in Manhattan, will install its first female […]

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 […]