New books and key experts available in time for October Synod on Marriage and Family

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, August 26, 2014 – Communion for divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, the indissolubility of marriage, cohabitation and contraception are just a few of the many controversial topics to be discussed when Catholic bishops from across the globe meet with Pope Francis at the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops Oct. 5-19 at […]

2014 Book of the Year Award Goes to Liguori Publications

Liguori, Mo. (August 26, 2014). Meditations on Vatican Art, published by Liguori Publications, has received the prestigious 2014 Book of the Year Award from the Association of Catholic Publishers. The award recognizes the best in Catholic publishing and considers the quality of both content and design. This coffee-table art book with meditations by Fr. Mark […]

United Methodist Church Bishop Speaks Out About Ferguson Crisis

(Nashville, Tenn.) – The nation and world are captivated by events in Ferguson, MO. People are hurting and while some are acting in anger, others are reaching out with love and working to bring mercy and justice to that community and around the world. The people of the United Methodist Church are stepping forward to […]

Excitement Builds for National Back to Church Sunday on September 21

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – August 21, 2014 – A national movement is gaining momentum as tens of thousands of churches prepare to welcome several million people to services all on the same day, Back to Church Sunday® on September 21. And in some communities, churches are unifying to encourage everyone to get back to church […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – August 22

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit for additional information. Show #1751 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on August 22 (check local listings). Religious Response to Ferguson – As protests continue in Ferguson, Missouri in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, an […]

North Central Theological Seminary Minneapolis, Minnesota Awards $1.2 million in Full Scholarships for the Online Accelerated Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral Degree Programs to Christians and Pastors.

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, August 19, 2014 — Christians and pastors interested in pursuing online seminary education from any where in the world at the bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level now have the opportunity to complete all of their courses online and free of charge with a full scholarship at North Central Theological Seminary, an accredited online […]