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Southern Baptist Leaders Join Growing Tide against Confederate Flag
Southern Baptist Leaders Join Growing Tide against Confederate Flag

By: Brian Kaylor
Southern Baptist leaders joined politicians and corporations who have suddenly changed course this week by publicly opposing the Confederate battle flag.

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Few Baptist Voices Join Global Discussion on Papal Encyclical
Few Baptist Voices Join Global Discussion on Papal Encyclical

By: Brian Kaylor
While Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment made headlines around the world, many Baptist leaders seemed to ignore the document and its potential impact.

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U.S. Charitable Giving Surpasses $358 Billion, Tops Pre-Recession Levels
U.S. Charitable Giving Surpasses $358 Billion, Tops Pre-Recession Levels

By: EthicsDaily Staff
More than $358 billion was given to charitable causes in 2014, a 7.1 percent increase from 2013, according to a new report from Giving USA.

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U.S. Confidence in Religious Institutions at All-Time Low
U.S. Confidence in Religious Institutions at All-Time Low

By: EthicsDaily Staff
With the exception of the military and small businesses, confidence in every major U.S. institution polled below historic averages, a new Gallup survey says. Guess who garnered the least confidence?

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Armed Conflicts in 2014 Impact Tens of Millions of Children
Armed Conflicts in 2014 Impact Tens of Millions of Children

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Tens of millions of children were negatively affected by armed conflict last year, according to a new United Nations report. Large-scale abductions were prevalent.

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Presidential Candidates Battle for Godly Image
Presidential Candidates Battle for Godly Image

By: Brian Kaylor
Faith voters remain targeted by many presidential candidates. Many GOP candidates are courting conservative evangelicals while religious appeals are less frequent among candidates on the Democratic side.

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What Role Do Faith-Based Groups Play in Humanitarian Aid?
What Role Do Faith-Based Groups Play in Humanitarian Aid?

By: Zach Dawes
Effectively responding to global crises requires greater awareness of religion's influence in shaping people and culture as well as recognition of faith-based organizations' role in providing humanitarian aid.

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U.S. Majority Favors Avenues for Undocumented to Remain Legally
U.S. Majority Favors Avenues for Undocumented to Remain Legally

By: EthicsDaily Staff
A strong majority in the United States supports avenues to legal status for undocumented immigrants currently living in the country, a new Pew Research Center survey says.

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Ukrainian Pastor Speaks of Hope Amid War
Ukrainian Pastor Speaks of Hope Amid War

By: Brian Kaylor
A Baptist pastor from eastern Ukraine sees God at work in his country even after the destruction of his 300-member church by pro-Russian separatists when he refused to back their cause.

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Global Food Insecurity Decreases, Millions Still Undernourished
Global Food Insecurity Decreases, Millions Still Undernourished

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The global population considered food insecure has declined by 167 million since 2005 and by 216 million since 1992, a report says. Reduction of food insecurity has varied greatly from region to region.

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Baptists Ready to Respond to East African Nation's Unrest
Baptists Ready to Respond to East African Nation's Unrest

By: Paul Hobson
The Burundi president's announcement that he would seek a third term sparked unrest in the East African nation. More than 20 have died, 100 injured, 600 arrested and 100,000 fled the country.

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Mission Workers Come to Aid of Mediterranean Migrants
Mission Workers Come to Aid of Mediterranean Migrants

By: Chris Hall
Tens of thousands of people are making the perilous trip across the Mediterranean Sea to the promise of a better life. Many don't survive, but mission workers in southern Italy are helping those who arrive.

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Skype Interview: Michael Okwakol on African Churches
Skype Interview: Michael Okwakol on African Churches

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Michael Okwakol, senior pastor of a Baptist church in Uganda and president of the All Africa Baptist Fellowship, talks about challenges for African churches in a new EthicsDaily.com Skype interview.

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U.S. Catholic Bishops: Immigrant Detention System Ineffective, Costly, Harmful to Families
U.S. Catholic Bishops: Immigrant Detention System Ineffective, Costly, Harmful to Families

By: EthicsDaily Staff
A Catholic report says the U.S. immigrant detention system causes despair, fractures families, violates human rights standards and lessens national prestige.

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Pontifical Academies Connect Climate Change, Creation Care and Common Good
Pontifical Academies Connect Climate Change, Creation Care and Common Good

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Climate change is a global problem influenced by human activity, and religious institutions should lead the way in responding, a Vatican report said.

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Religious Freedom Report Cites Countries of Particular Concern
Religious Freedom Report Cites Countries of Particular Concern

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Five nations - Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, Central African Republic and Burma - have been recommended to be designated as "countries of particular concern" because of severe violations of religious freedom.

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Christian Delegates Grapple with Ukrainian Conflict
Christian Delegates Grapple with Ukrainian Conflict

By: Chris Hall
About 60 delegates and observers grappled with how the global church should respond to the Ukrainian conflict at a special event in London organized by BMS World Mission.

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World Bank Programs Result in Millions Displaced
World Bank Programs Result in Millions Displaced

By: EthicsDaily Staff
World Bank development programs have caused 3.4 million persons to be displaced, and many bank-funded initiatives have given rise to human rights abuses, according to a series of reports.

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White House, State Dept. Deflect Questions on Armenian Genocide
White House, State Dept. Deflect Questions on Armenian Genocide

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The U.S. State Department press corps' questions about President Obama's campaign promise to call 1915's Armenian genocide a genocide were met with deflected answers.

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Breaking Promise, Obama Fails to Recognize Armenian Genocide
Breaking Promise, Obama Fails to Recognize Armenian Genocide

By: Brian Kaylor
As the world marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the Armenian Genocide in 1915, President Obama is expected to deliberately avoid using the word "genocide," breaking a campaign promise.

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Holding Fashion Industry Accountable for Worker Safety
Holding Fashion Industry Accountable for Worker Safety

By: Fiona Spence
More than 1,000 textile workers died in Bangladesh in 2013 when a commercial building collapsed. On Friday, you can help hold the fashion industry accountable to protect workers in developing nations.

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Bill Clinton's Failure to Confront Rwandan Genocide as Genocide
Bill Clinton's Failure to Confront Rwandan Genocide as Genocide

By: Brian Kaylor
As genocide erupted in Rwanda in 1994, killing 800,000 people in about 100 days, President Bill Clinton verbally danced around the topic. Why his administration did so little continues to spark debate.

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Millions Have Substance Abuse Disorder, Few Obtain Treatment
Millions Have Substance Abuse Disorder, Few Obtain Treatment

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Although millions of U.S. citizens have substance abuse disorders, less than a fifth of them receive treatment each year, a recent Pew Charitable Trusts report reveals.

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Baptists Sporadically Issue Condemnations of Genocide
Baptists Sporadically Issue Condemnations of Genocide

By: Brian Kaylor
Baptist groups have sporadically raised their voices against genocide. When they do, they have strongly condemned killing and affirmed the value of all lives.

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Defining Genocide: No Loopholes for 'Odious Scourge'
Defining Genocide: No Loopholes for 'Odious Scourge'

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The definition of genocide does not mean an entire group of people must be killed. The intentional targeting of a group because of who they are or what they believe is genocide, a genocide scholar says.

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