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Anti Poverty Program

Faith Inspires: Union Theological Seminary's Poverty Initiative

Posted 02.21.2012 | Religion

Editor's note: Every week, HuffPost Religion shines a spotlight on religious people doing good work in their communities. If you would like to recomme...

Institute On Religion And Democracy Continues Campaign Of Disinformation

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 06.12.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

If you have ever heard of the Institute on Religion and Democracy and thought it was a religious organization, you would have been mistaken. Names can be deceiving.

Fasting And Praying For The Poor

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.28.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

A diverse coalition of religious leaders are calling on Americans to join them in fasting and prayer to protest budget cuts that would jeopardize the poor and hungry at home and abroad.

Pray, Fast, Act: Spiritual Escalation Tn Response To Political Extremism

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

I am joining Ambassador Tony Hall, David Beckmann of Bread for the World, ONE, American Jewish World Service, Meals on Wheels, Islamic Relief and a broad coalition to fast, pray and act.

Anti-Poverty Program Falls Short

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An experimental anti-poverty program that pays the poor for maintaining good habits – $25 to $150 for things such as going to t...