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World Faiths Development Dialogue

Faith in Vaccines

Katherine Marshall | Posted 04.06.2015 | Impact
Katherine Marshall

Good news, bad news. Since 2000, over 500 million children have been vaccinated with support from the global alliance for vaccines known as GAVI.

Ebola: Ten Proposals to Engage Religious Actors More Proactively

Katherine Marshall | Posted 12.08.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Networks of religious and faith-inspired actors are a resource that could magnify the impact of urgent responses and recovery plans in West Africa.

Values in Play: The Inspiration of Sports

Katherine Marshall | Posted 08.12.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Perhaps the most resounding value that sports can advance is to reinforce the importance of happiness and human fulfillment.

Family Planning and Serving Familes in Kibera

Katherine Marshall | Posted 04.08.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Run by a Nairobi Baptist church, the name means "spring of life." It caters to the community's many needs, including one that some might find surprising in a faith-run facility: family planning.

Energy For All: A Challenge Of Faith

Katherine Marshall | Posted 12.25.2012 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Energy is an issue with strong ethical and spiritual dimensions, though those dimensions have been fairly invisible so far. Shedding light on the topic was what the United Nations Foundation and the World Faiths Development Dialogue set out to do during a recent workshop.

Hallelujah! The Nobel Prize Committee Blesses Feisty, Spiritual Women

Katherine Marshall | Posted 12.07.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Women in religious communities working for peace are often invisible. With formal religious leadership so heavily dominated by men, it's the men who are generally at the forefront. But, if you look more carefully, you find the women.