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Faith Leaders Urge Unity, Civility, Prayer After U.S. Election
Faith Leaders Urge Unity, Civility, Prayer After U.S. Election

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Following a contentious U.S. presidential election, faith leaders from several denominations, including Baptists, issued calls for unity and civility as well as prayers for elected officials.

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Tuesday's Ballot Measures Brought Moral, Ethical Shifts
Tuesday's Ballot Measures Brought Moral, Ethical Shifts

By: Brian Kaylor
While media focused on the presidential race, U.S. voters offered their take on legislative ideas, particularly affirming marijuana usage, enacting stricter gun laws and increasing the minimum wage.

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Churches to Mark Election Day with Communion
Churches to Mark Election Day with Communion

By: Brian Kaylor
As millions of Americans cast their votes next Tuesday, hundreds of churches across the country will hold communion services to help people come together in unity as the body of Christ despite political differences.

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Faith-Based Advisory Council's Anti-Poverty Recommendations
Faith-Based Advisory Council's Anti-Poverty Recommendations

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Ending poverty requires coordinated and sustained efforts between government as well as faith-based and community groups and must involve and empower those facing poverty and inequality, an advisory council said.

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Welcoming Refugees as 'Guests' in Jordan
Welcoming Refugees as 'Guests' in Jordan

By: Brian Kaylor
An estimated 1.4 million Syrians fled south to Jordan over the past few years, a number equivalent to about 20 percent of Jordan's population. For many in Jordan, welcoming refugees is an act of hospitality.

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U.S. Public Trusts Military, Scientists Over Religious Leaders
U.S. Public Trusts Military, Scientists Over Religious Leaders

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The military and scientists both top the list in a survey about U.S. public trust, while religious leaders lag behind. Few respondents expressed high trust for news media, business leaders and elected officials.

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"The Disturbances" Now Available as E-book

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The companion book to the feature-length documentary film, "The Disturbances," is now available as an e-book, featuring stories and more details that could not be included in the film due to time constraints.

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Report: Majority of People in Extreme Poverty Are Under 17
Report: Majority of People in Extreme Poverty Are Under 17

By: EthicsDaily Staff
A total of 767 million people worldwide in extreme poverty, defined as a household living on less than $1.90 per day per person. And 385 million of them, half of them, are 17 years old or younger.

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Report: Extreme Global Poverty Declines, Inequality Remains High
Report: Extreme Global Poverty Declines, Inequality Remains High

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Decades of progress in reducing extreme global poverty have been hindered by a continued high rate of income inequality, a report found, with steps to promote shared prosperity seeing mixed results.

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U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program Seeks to Balance Welcome, Security
U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program Seeks to Balance Welcome, Security

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Balancing welcome with national security was addressed in a U.S. Senate hearing about the goal of resettling 110,000 refugees in the U.S. in 2017.

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Egypt's Baptists Serve Many Poor, Illiterate People
Egypt's Baptists Serve Many Poor, Illiterate People

By: Daniel Trusiewicz
The Baptist Convention in Egypt comprises 19 local churches and many church plants. The small convention is active in seeking opportunities to plant new congregations.

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European, Middle East Baptists Respond to Refugee Crisis
European, Middle East Baptists Respond to Refugee Crisis

By: Paul Hobson
Baptists in Europe and the Middle East who are involved in the response to the refugee crisis are seeing an "incredible spiritual harvest," says a member of the European Baptist Federation.

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South Sudan Church Leaders Address Abuses, Facilitate Peace
South Sudan Church Leaders Address Abuses, Facilitate Peace

By: EthicsDaily Staff
South Sudan church leaders sent a memorandum to civil and security leaders requesting a meeting to discuss the nation's conflict and refugee crisis.

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Proposed Law Seeks Accountability for Genocide in Iraq, Syria
Proposed Law Seeks Accountability for Genocide in Iraq, Syria

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Legislation proposed in the U.S. House of Representatives would provide relief to victims of genocide in Iraq and Syria and to hold perpetrators, namely the Islamic State, accountable.

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Caring for God's Creation in East Asia
Caring for God's Creation in East Asia

By: Hailey Brenden
People in nations with few resources will be hardest hit by climate change. One Baptist worker is doing his part to change that by working with the garment and textile industries in an eastern Asian country.

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U.S. Catholics' Views of Islam Largely Negative
U.S. Catholics' Views of Islam Largely Negative

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Few U.S. Catholics have positive views of Islam or know a Muslim personally, a Georgetown University report says, with 30 percent holding very or somewhat unfavorable views of Islam.

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Survey: Many Affirm Human-Induced Climate Change
Survey: Many Affirm Human-Induced Climate Change

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Many Americans believe climate change and global warming are due to the effects of human activities. However, based on their varied responses, they're uncertain on the best way to move forward.

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Aiding Strangers More Common Than Charitable Giving, Volunteering
Aiding Strangers More Common Than Charitable Giving, Volunteering

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Global adults are more likely to help a stranger in need than to donate money to charity or volunteer time, a Gallup report found.

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Latino Catholic, Anglo Protestant Death Customs Differ
Latino Catholic, Anglo Protestant Death Customs Differ

By: EthicsDaily Staff
U.S. customs surrounding death and dying are not homogenous, a Baylor University professor says. Latino death practices differ significantly from those of Anglo Protestant families.

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State of the Church: Nones Increase, Christian Affiliation Remains Strong
State of the Church: Nones Increase, Christian Affiliation Remains Strong

By: EthicsDaily Staff
While 73 percent of Americans self-identify as Christians, religiously unaffiliated people now represent 20 percent of the U.S. population.

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U.S. Food Insecurity Down, Still Above Prerecession Levels
U.S. Food Insecurity Down, Still Above Prerecession Levels

By: EthicsDaily Staff
A total of 15.8 million homes, or 12.7 percent of U.S. households, suffered from food insecurity in 2015. That's down from a high point of 14.9 percent in 2011, but still above pre-recession levels.

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Report: Children On Move Among World's Most Vulnerable
Report: Children On Move Among World's Most Vulnerable

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Almost 50 million children worldwide currently are migrants, refugees or internally displaced persons, a UNICEF report says. They make up less than a third of the population but account for half the world's refugees.

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Teens Volunteer Regularly in Church Projects, Poverty Initiatives
Teens Volunteer Regularly in Church Projects, Poverty Initiatives

By: EthicsDaily Staff
A majority of U.S. teens involved in a local church youth ministry volunteer their time at least several times a year. Local church ministries were the most prevalent form of volunteering chosen by teens.

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Baptist, Muslim Leaders Discuss 9/11's Ongoing Impact
Baptist, Muslim Leaders Discuss 9/11's Ongoing Impact

By: EthicsDaily Staff
As the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 approaches, Baptist and Muslim leaders believe interfaith engagement offers hope for a better future, even as negative rhetoric heightens tension for U.S. Muslims.

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Samford University to Host Two Events on New Documentary
Samford University to Host Two Events on New Documentary

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Samford University will host two events centered around a new film from EthicsDaily.com on the role of missionaries during genocide. Bill and Audrey Cowley, who are featured in the film, will attend both events.

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