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The number of U.S. adults affirming that human actions are entirely or mostly responsible for climate change has increased to 60 percent, a report found. […] Read More

Environmental concerns top the dual lists for global risks in 2019 from the World Economic Forum. For the first time, environmental concerns were designated as the top three likely risks. […] Read More

Confidence of U.S. Catholics in Roman Catholic clergy’s honesty and ethics declined to a record low in 2018, Gallup found. Only 31 percent gave Catholic priests high or very high honesty and ethical standards. […] Read More

A weeklong International Consultation to Women in Prostitution conference raised awareness among Baptists of the issue of sexual exploitation. Here is how they’re making a difference. […] Read More

Views on the morality of gene editing vary widely based on its intended usage, a report found, with 60 percent saying it was morally acceptable to use gene editing to prevent an incurable or fatal disease. […] Read More

State representatives, advocates and leaders of faith-based organizations in Texas gathered on the capitol steps for a human trafficking awareness and prevention rally. […] Read More

Human trafficking has reached “horrific dimensions” in areas of conflict, a U.N. report revealed. The average number of trafficking victims per country has spiked nearly 70 percent in six years. […] Read More

Paul Baxley, a Baptist minister in Georgia, has been selected to lead the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. He is the fourth coordinator in the organization’s 27-year history. […] Read More

Participating in worship gatherings at least twice a month is uncommon for 18- to 22-year-old Protestants, a survey found. Two-thirds stopped attending regularly in the four years after high school. […] Read More

U.S. households eligible to receive SNAP benefits will receive their February disbursement ahead of schedule in late January. However, low-income families will need to submit new applications sooner too. […] Read More