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EthicsDaily.com Documentaries Set for March TV Broadcasts
EthicsDaily.com Documentaries Set for March TV Broadcasts

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Two EthicsDaily.com documentaries - "Through The Door," a look at the faith community's engagement with prisons, and "Beneath the Skin: Baptists and Racism," will air on TV networks in March.

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Catholics, Evangelicals,
Catholics, Evangelicals, "Nones" Most Prevalent in U.S.

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Roman Catholics, white evangelical Protestants and religiously unaffiliated are the leading faith traditions in the U.S., says a recent report from the Public Religious Research Institute.

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Syria Called 'Worst Humanitarian Crisis of Our Time'
Syria Called 'Worst Humanitarian Crisis of Our Time'

By: Paul Hobson
The Syrian conflict entered its fifth year last weekend. More than 200,000 people have been killed inside Syria; half of the population has been forced to leave their homes.

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Rwandan Baptist Earns International Human Rights Award
Rwandan Baptist Earns International Human Rights Award
By: BWA Staff
The general secretary of the Association of Baptist Churches in Rwanda, is the recipient of the 2015 Baptist World Alliance's human rights award, which is given out every five years.
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Gov't Restriction, Social Hostility Toward Religion Down Slightly
Gov't Restriction, Social Hostility Toward Religion Down Slightly
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Government restrictions on religious freedom and social hostility toward religion saw a slight decline in 2013, says a newly released report from Pew Research Center.
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Catholic Expert Depicts Pope as
Catholic Expert Depicts Pope as "Moderate in Extreme"
By: Brian Kaylor
Pope Francis embodies a "moderate realism" and his ministry should matter to both Protestants and Catholics, said a respected U.S. journalist and top expert on Vatican affairs.
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Faith Leaders Shrug at Critical Immigration Ruling
Faith Leaders Shrug at Critical Immigration Ruling
By: Brian Kaylor
When a federal judge halted President Obama's executive order on immigration, putting nearly 750,000 immigrants at risk for deportation, many faith leaders, including Southern Baptists, responded with silence.
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Survey: U.S. Worship Attendance Highest in South, Lowest in Northeast
Survey: U.S. Worship Attendance Highest in South, Lowest in Northeast
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Southern states registered significantly higher weekly worship attendance than states in the northeast and northwest, a national survey said.
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In West Africa, Doctor Says Ebola's End in Sight
In West Africa, Doctor Says Ebola's End in Sight
By: Sarah Stone
Ebola has claimed more than 9,000 lives across West Africa since the outbreak began in December 2013. A BMS World Mission doctor, who serves in Guinea, says the end is in sight.
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Texas Legislators Condemn Human Trafficking, Vow to Eradicate It
Texas Legislators Condemn Human Trafficking, Vow to Eradicate It
By: EthicsDaily Staff
About 100 people attended an event in Texas focused on ending human trafficking. The state accounts for almost 14 percent of all calls received by the National Human Trafficking Resource Center.
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British Christians Speak Out for Religious Freedom
British Christians Speak Out for Religious Freedom
By: Paul Hobson
The Religious Liberty Commission, launched in central London on Feb. 4, is calling on the British government to intervene to prevent religious cleansing and violent persecution.
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State of the Church Addresses Emphasize Community, Engagement
State of the Church Addresses Emphasize Community, Engagement
By: EthicsDaily Staff
A sampling of 2015 State of the Church addresses by moderate Baptist pastors found common themes of emphasizing community and James' call to "be doers of the word."
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European Baptists Appeal to Russian, Ukrainian Baptists
European Baptists Appeal to Russian, Ukrainian Baptists
By: Paul Hobson
The European Baptist Federation has challenged Russian and Ukrainian Baptist leaders to issue a joint statement calling for peace while acknowledging their differences.
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Resolution Seeks Greater Religious Tolerance in Europe
Resolution Seeks Greater Religious Tolerance in Europe
By: Paul Hobson
Recognizing freedom of religion as a fundamental right, a European human rights group passed a resolution urging greater tolerance of other faiths, including Christian minorities.
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Nigerian Baptists React to Kerry's Visit Ahead of Election
Nigerian Baptists React to Kerry's Visit Ahead of Election
By: Brian Kaylor
As Nigeria prepares to vote in a presidential election, three prominent Nigerian Baptists share their thoughts about U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to the African nation.
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British Faith Groups Pledge Action on Climate Change
British Faith Groups Pledge Action on Climate Change
By: Paul Hobson
Faith leaders from a cross-section of denominations in England pledged to live more sustainably, pray for action on climate change and raise the issue at their governing bodies.
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Education, Criminal Justice Focus of Governors' Outlooks
Education, Criminal Justice Focus of Governors' Outlooks
By: EthicsDaily Staff
More than two dozen governors shared positive economic outlooks in their State of the State addresses. Education and criminal justice were popular topics with most of those politicians.
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Goodwill Profiles Reveal Little-Known Musical Talents
Goodwill Profiles Reveal Little-Known Musical Talents
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Ninety-seven "Profiles in Goodwill" have appeared on EthicsDaily.com since September 2014. Musical talent and interest was the most common theme among the little-known facts.
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Baptists Expand Their Mission Work in Netherlands
Baptists Expand Their Mission Work in Netherlands
By: Eron Henry
About 80 churches with some 11,000 members make up the Union of Baptist Churches in the Netherlands. As Baptists migrate throughout the nation, church leaders seek to expand their missional focus.
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Guatemalan Ministry Brings Life and Hope: Part 2
Guatemalan Ministry Brings Life and Hope: Part 2
By: Brian Kaylor
Standing in the city cemetery in Guatemala City, a contradictory mix of life and death covers the landscape. A nearby ministry started by a Guatemala Baptist leader seeks to tip the balance toward life.
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Guatemalan Baptists Train for Transforming Ministry
Guatemalan Baptists Train for Transforming Ministry
By: Brian Kaylor
Protestants have grown in recent decades in the Central American nation of Guatemala, but one Baptist leader there sees the need for training to better prepare its leaders.
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Obama Attempts to Turn Page to
Obama Attempts to Turn Page to "Better Politics"
By: Brian Kaylor
Religion only seeped in occasionally to President Obama's State of the Union address before a GOP-majority Congress, but important moral and ethical issues dominated the night's discussions.
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Faith Leaders to Make Poverty, Hunger a 2016 Election Focus
Faith Leaders to Make Poverty, Hunger a 2016 Election Focus
By: EthicsDaily Staff
An alliance of Christian ministers is urging 2016 presidential hopefuls to call attention to hunger and poverty in their campaigns and present their views on video.
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Global Leaders Reflect on Issues Facing the Church
Global Leaders Reflect on Issues Facing the Church
By: EthicsDaily Staff
"What is the biggest issue facing the church?" That's the question put to Christian leaders in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the United Kingdom. Here are their answers.
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Cuban Baptists Praise Shift in U.S.-Cuba Relations
Cuban Baptists Praise Shift in U.S.-Cuba Relations
By: Brian Kaylor
Leaders of a Cuban Baptist group praised the news that the U.S. and Cuban leaders have announced a historic shift in relations between the two nations after a strained 50-year relationship.
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