New book shines light on faith teachings in animal welfare

The Humane Society of the United States, through its Faith Outreach program, announces a new book, “Every Living Thing: How Pope Francis, Evangelicals and other Christian Leaders are inspiring all of us to Care for Animals.” Published through Front Edge Publishing, the book is a collection of the latest teachings from Christian leaders on animal […]

New Bible emphasizes Jesus—even in the Old Testament

The new Jesus-Centered Bible highlights in blue text over 600 passages in the Old Testament that point to references and prophecies relating to Jesus in the New Testament. Editors of the Jesus-Centered Bible, Rick Lawrence and Ken Castor, spent nearly two years immersed in the New Living Translation identifying scriptural connections in the Old Testament […]

Media Advisory: Clergy and other experts to participate in Tele-Press Conference in advance of the Synod on the Family

WHAT – An international tele-press conference that will feature a panel of prominent Catholics who will discuss issues related to the Ordinary Synod on the Family. Such topics include: The need for a perspective that deepens respect, compassion and sensitivity when considering the pastoral care of those with same-sex attractions; The consideration of changing the […]

Podcaster with 80 million downloads says a relationship with God is all about you

CAROL STREAM, Ill. – Brian Hardin, author and host of the highly successful podcast, which has 80 million downloads and 150,000 daily listeners, encourages readers to rethink, reframe and restart their relationship with God in his newest book, “Reframe: From the God We’ve Made … to God with Us” (NavPress 978-1-63146-447-8). Contrary to popular belief, […]

Fiorina and Gonzalez to make over 10 million calls to California

Starting last Saturday, September 26, the voices of presidential candidate Carly Fiorina and LA Dodger Adrian Gonzalez may have been coming to your landline. They are asking you via automated calls to “press 1” to request petitions for the currently circulating parental notification initiative. This initiative – to go on the November 2016 ballot – […]

Religion Communicators Council opens DeRose-Hinkhouse Award submissions

The Religion Communicators Council (RCC) announced that the 49th Annual DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards will be held on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the Interchurch Center Building, 475 Riverside Drive in New York City, NY (the national headquarters of RCC). The DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards dinner is held during the RCC’s annual convention. The 2016 convention, “Faith-based Communications: […]

Suffering as The Kiss of Jesus?

SAN FRANCISCO – Few people who follow Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle, popular author, radio and TV host and inspirational speaker, would have guessed that her life had been rife with so much suffering. While her story sometimes reads like a heart-pounding novel, it is, nonetheless, a true story, which Cooper O’Boyle tells in a beautiful, selfless […]

National religious leaders support Planned Parenthood

September 28, 2015—Today, 44 nationally recognized religious leaders released a joint statement supporting Planned Parenthood and urging Congress to resist efforts to deny federal funding to Planned Parenthood’s health centers – which serve 2.7 million people each year. Together, these Christian, Jewish, Catholic, Unitarian Universalist, and Muslim leaders agreed: “As religious leaders, we urge Congress […]

Signature gathering starts for parental notification in California

One out of every four abortions in the U.S. is performed in California. And unlike most states, abortions are not likely to go down here. In 2014, when most state health payments were cut by 10 percent, the funding for abortions in California was increased 40 percent. In 2014 all clinic regulations were removed for […]