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U.S. Faith Groups Confront Stigma In Efforts To Aid Syrian Refugees

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.23.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Religious groups are pushing back against a wave of opposition toward Syrian refugees and working to preserve the U.S. as a haven for them. “W...

Mormons, Baptists Assist In Tornado Cleanup

Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion

By Greg Garrison c. 2011 Religion News Service BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) Mormon missionaries are often unwelcome guests when they knock at local fron...

Faith Communities Can Fill The Void For Returning Veterans

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald 2011 Religion News Service Some 2 million Americans have served overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001. Now, thousands a...

Health Care, Immigrants, and the Character of Our Country

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

With an issue like health, the faith community has a unique and important role to play -- to define and raise the moral issues beneath the policy debate.

Fighting Malaria: The Cure Is Action

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Edward J. Murray

"BedNets Now!" calls to people around the world to listen to the mandates of their own faith and to see the simple fact that ending malaria in the poorest regions of the world is "do-able" and should be done.