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Religious Attendance Gender Gap Narrows
Religious Attendance Gender Gap Narrows

By: EthicsDaily Staff
U.S. women have, for decades, been more likely to attend religious services each week than men. That gap, however, has narrowed in recent years, with only a 6 percent difference.

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Two Baptist Women to Be Honored during CBF Assembly
Two Baptist Women to Be Honored during CBF Assembly

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Recognitions of two Baptist women, Molly T. Marshall and Barbara "Babs" Baugh, will bookend the Friday event lineup at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's general assembly in June.

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Climate Change Impact on Water Cycles Results in Global Challenges
Climate Change Impact on Water Cycles Results in Global Challenges

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Climate change's impact on water cycle carries negative consequences, such as poor harvests that lead to food shortages.

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Church Planters Growing But Face Significant Financial Challenges
Church Planters Growing But Face Significant Financial Challenges

By: EthicsDaily Staff
While U.S. church plants, particularly in urban areas, have increased significantly in the last 20 years, nearly a third (32 percent) of church planters report financial challenges, a Barna study says.

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Baptist World Aid Australia Grades Fashion Companies' Ethics
Baptist World Aid Australia Grades Fashion Companies' Ethics

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Fashion companies have improved oversight of fabric producers but remain largely ignorant of raw materials sources and labor conditions, a Baptist World Aid Australia report says.

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Millions Worldwide Suffer from Mental, Neurological, Substance Abuse Without Support
Millions Worldwide Suffer from Mental, Neurological, Substance Abuse Without Support

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Mental, neurological and substance use disorders account for 10 percent of global diseases, yet many are without support.

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Consumer Finance Bureau Notes Online Payday Loans' Hidden Costs
Consumer Finance Bureau Notes Online Payday Loans' Hidden Costs

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Bank penalty fees and account closures are a significant and hidden cost of online payday loans, a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report says.

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Half Million in U.S. Remain Homeless, Report Says
Half Million in U.S. Remain Homeless, Report Says

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Nearly 565,000 people were among the U.S. homeless identified during a one-night count in January 2015, says the National Alliance to End Homelessness' 2016 State of Homelessness report.

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Highly Religious Americans: Happier, More Family Oriented, Regularly Volunteer
Highly Religious Americans: Happier, More Family Oriented, Regularly Volunteer

By: EthicsDaily Staff
U.S. citizens who are "highly religious" tend to be happier, to spend time with extended family and to volunteer, a study discovered.

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Civil Society Vital to Curb Human Rights Abuses, Fight Terrorism
Civil Society Vital to Curb Human Rights Abuses, Fight Terrorism

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The strength of civil society has increased globally, giving "ordinary citizens more power and responsibility" and threatening "governments that wish to monopolize power and evade responsibility," a government report says.

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Conflict, Lack of Rain Increase Food Insecurity in South Sudan
Conflict, Lack of Rain Increase Food Insecurity in South Sudan

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Nearly half the people of South Sudan (49 percent) are food insecure, meaning they are unsure where their next meals will come from. The record level of food insecurity is an 11 percent increase from 2014.

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Trump, Cruz Tied Among Evangelical Voters
Trump, Cruz Tied Among Evangelical Voters

By: Brian Kaylor
The media suggest GOP frontrunner Donald Trump is big with evangelicals. Voting data reveals Trump is merely tied with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz within the critical Republican voting bloc.

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Georgia Baptists Have Opportunity to See Preview of 'The Disturbances'
Georgia Baptists Have Opportunity to See Preview of 'The Disturbances'

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Georgia Baptists will view a new documentary telling the untold story about Christian missionaries intervening in a time of genocide in 1966 in Nigeria.

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Britain Urged to Build Up Religious Freedom in Foreign Policy
Britain Urged to Build Up Religious Freedom in Foreign Policy

By: Paul Hobson
Following an Easter suicide bombing in Pakistan, the Evangelical Alliance's Religious Liberty Commission is urging Britain to raise the status of freedom of religion in its foreign policy.

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Faith Leaders Play Key Role in Responding to Ebola Virus
Faith Leaders Play Key Role in Responding to Ebola Virus

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Three nations - Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia - were at the center of the Ebola epidemic, and faith leaders have been vital in responding effectively to the crises in the West African nations.

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Elders Affirm Bible's Role in Improving Society, Millennials Less Certain
Elders Affirm Bible's Role in Improving Society, Millennials Less Certain

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The older you are, the more likely you are to believe regular Bible reading contributes to political civility and meaningful living.

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'Punishment Rate' More Nuanced Assessment of Criminal Justice
'Punishment Rate' More Nuanced Assessment of Criminal Justice

By: EthicsDaily Staff
While the U.S. imprisonment rate rose 149 percent over 20 years, the punishment rate has increased even more. And these rates have risen even as crime rates have fallen significantly since 1991.

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Agreement on Warming Climate, Disagreement on Why
Agreement on Warming Climate, Disagreement on Why

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Widespread agreement exists in the U.S. that the global climate is warming, but the reasons are debated: 49 percent say it's human-caused, 46 percent cite natural changes, and 5 percent have no opinion.

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Evangelicals Minimally Engaged in Presidential Campaign
Evangelicals Minimally Engaged in Presidential Campaign

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Despite significant focus by media outlets on the importance of gaining the evangelical vote, U.S. evangelicals are minimally engaged in this year's presidential campaign.

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Women More Active Than Men in Many Global Faith Communities
Women More Active Than Men in Many Global Faith Communities

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Analyzing data from six faith traditions, the Pew Research Center found that a gender gap is evident in religious engagement around the world and particularly in the United States.

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Child Refugees 'Particularly Vulnerable' to Human Trafficking
Child Refugees 'Particularly Vulnerable' to Human Trafficking

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Child refugees are "particularly vulnerable" to exploitation by human traffickers, a report said. Unaccompanied minors as well as children separated from families are particularly susceptible.

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Environmental Conditions Contribute to 12.6 Million Deaths Annually
Environmental Conditions Contribute to 12.6 Million Deaths Annually

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Nearly 25 percent of annual deaths worldwide are due to unhealthy environmental conditions, a WHO report says. Most deaths from unhealthy environments occur in lower-income nations.

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Payday Loans a Key Focus in Consumer Protection Report
Payday Loans a Key Focus in Consumer Protection Report

By: EthicsDaily Staff
With federal rules on payday lending expected to be released this spring, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently offered his semi-annual report to a congressional committee.

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Kerry, State Department Declare IS Actions to Be Genocide
Kerry, State Department Declare IS Actions to Be Genocide

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Culminating months of research and analysis, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry declared Islamic State actions in the Middle East against Christians, Yezidis and other religious groups to be genocide.

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U.S. House Says ISIS Committing Genocide against Christians, State Department Still Investigating
U.S. House Says ISIS Committing Genocide against Christians, State Department Still Investigating

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The House of Representatives unanimously approved a resolution declaring actions by IS against religious minorities in the Mideast to be genocide.

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