Black LGBT Religious Leaders United

LGBT Black Christians and faith leaders join tens of thousands of historically Black congregations/denominations and allies to wear black to church on Sunday, December 14 in response to police brutality: “Black LGBT bodies must matter, too!” Spokespersons – Bishop Yvette Flunder, Presiding Bishop of The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries (TFAM) – Rev. Elder Darlene Garner,Director […]

GRACE Releases Final Report of the Investigatory Review of Sexual Abuse Disclosures and Institutional Responses at Bob Jones University

Lynchburg, VA – This morning GRACE (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment) published its final report of its two-year independent investigation of Bob Jones University’s responses to sexual abuse disclosures.   This 300- page report is a culmination of an investigation that included the receipt and review of over 900 confidential surveys, 20 written statements, […]

American Baptist leaders call for examination of U.S. criminal justice systems

VALLEY FORGE, PA  — In response to the Staten Island, N.Y., grand jury ruling in the case of New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo, 34 national and regional leaders of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) have issued a statement calling for a national examination of the U.S. judicial system as well as the nation’s […]

Deily Launches Most Comprehensive Online Platform to Collect, Organize and Explain the World’s Religious Content

AUSTIN, Texas (Dec. 4, 2014) – Anyone who wants to learn more about religion or share their understanding of any faith has a new online destination, Deily.org.  Deily today launched a new online community dedicated to an open and respectful discussion of religion through the sharing and explanation of religious content ranging from canonical texts […]

Seasons of Caring: Meditations for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers

Washington, DC – Seasons of Caring: Meditations for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers (available from CreateSpace) is a book for anyone who loves and cares for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Seasons of Caring contains more than 140 original meditations from faith leaders and care specialists representing a wide and diverse range of major religious traditions, […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly – December 5

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Due to pledge be sure to check local listings. Show #1814 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on December 5 (check local listings). Heroin and the Faith Community – According to the White House Office of National […]

Churches and Other Religious Organizations Can Receive More Donated Technology through Expanded Eligibility Rules

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — TechSoup Global (www.techsoup.org), a nonprofit that donated $37 million worth of technology products and services to nearly 10,000 churches and other religious organizations last year, is now able to offer more products to additional recipients due to an expansion of donation eligibility rules by major technology companies. A full list of […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – Nov. 28

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Due to pledge be sure to check local listings. Show #1813 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on November 28 (check local listings). Camden’s Father Michael Doyle – Lucky Severson reports on the long, loving ministry […]

New Book Explores Impact of Digital Media on Buddhism

Buddhism has been uniquely affected by the digital revolution and integration of new media into its spiritual practices. Buddhism, the Internet and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus offers a collective interdisciplinary exploration of the existence and nature of Buddhism in the digital and highly networked era we live in. This is the first […]