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World Bank Programs Result in Millions Displaced
World Bank Programs Result in Millions Displaced

By: EthicsDaily Staff
World Bank development programs have caused 3.4 million persons to be displaced, and many bank-funded initiatives have given rise to human rights abuses, according to a series of reports.

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White House, State Dept. Deflect Questions on Armenian Genocide
White House, State Dept. Deflect Questions on Armenian Genocide

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The U.S. State Department press corps' questions about President Obama's campaign promise to call 1915's Armenian genocide a genocide were met with deflected answers.

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Breaking Promise, Obama Fails to Recognize Armenian Genocide
Breaking Promise, Obama Fails to Recognize Armenian Genocide

By: Brian Kaylor
As the world marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the Armenian Genocide in 1915, President Obama is expected to deliberately avoid using the word "genocide," breaking a campaign promise.

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Holding Fashion Industry Accountable for Worker Safety
Holding Fashion Industry Accountable for Worker Safety

By: Fiona Spence
More than 1,000 textile workers died in Bangladesh in 2013 when a commercial building collapsed. On Friday, you can help hold the fashion industry accountable to protect workers in developing nations.

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Bill Clinton's Failure to Confront Rwandan Genocide as Genocide
Bill Clinton's Failure to Confront Rwandan Genocide as Genocide

By: Brian Kaylor
As genocide erupted in Rwanda in 1994, killing 800,000 people in about 100 days, President Bill Clinton verbally danced around the topic. Why his administration did so little continues to spark debate.

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Millions Have Substance Abuse Disorder, Few Obtain Treatment
Millions Have Substance Abuse Disorder, Few Obtain Treatment

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Although millions of U.S. citizens have substance abuse disorders, less than a fifth of them receive treatment each year, a recent Pew Charitable Trusts report reveals.

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Baptists Sporadically Issue Condemnations of Genocide
Baptists Sporadically Issue Condemnations of Genocide

By: Brian Kaylor
Baptist groups have sporadically raised their voices against genocide. When they do, they have strongly condemned killing and affirmed the value of all lives.

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Defining Genocide: No Loopholes for 'Odious Scourge'
Defining Genocide: No Loopholes for 'Odious Scourge'

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The definition of genocide does not mean an entire group of people must be killed. The intentional targeting of a group because of who they are or what they believe is genocide, a genocide scholar says.

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Islam Expected to Expand, Religiously Unaffiliated to Shrink Globally
Islam Expected to Expand, Religiously Unaffiliated to Shrink Globally

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Islam is the fastest growing faith tradition and is expected to nearly equal Christianity in 40 years, a study says. Meanwhile, the percentage of religiously unaffiliated will decrease.

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British Charity Urges Churches to House Vulnerable
British Charity Urges Churches to House Vulnerable

By: Fiona Spence
Ed Walker wanted to do something about Britain's homeless so he and his wife bought a house and rented it out to an ex-offender who had been living in a hostel. And Hope into Action was born.

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Skype Interview: Sam Chaise on the Global Diaspora Forum
Skype Interview: Sam Chaise on the Global Diaspora Forum

By: EthicsDaily Staff
As people leave their homes for other countries, the church and the gospel can become the presence of God to those people, says Sam Chaise in a new EthicsDaily.com Skype interview.

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Family, Patriotism Strongly Influence Self-Identity
Family, Patriotism Strongly Influence Self-Identity

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Religious faith is a distant third behind the influence of family and patriotism on self-identity in the United States, a recent survey conducted by The Barna Group says.

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EthicsDaily.com Documentaries Set for March TV Broadcasts
EthicsDaily.com Documentaries Set for March TV Broadcasts

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Two EthicsDaily.com documentaries - "Through The Door," a look at the faith community's engagement with prisons, and "Beneath the Skin: Baptists and Racism," will air on TV networks in March.

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Catholics, Evangelicals,
Catholics, Evangelicals, "Nones" Most Prevalent in U.S.

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Roman Catholics, white evangelical Protestants and religiously unaffiliated are the leading faith traditions in the U.S., says a recent report from the Public Religious Research Institute.

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Syria Called 'Worst Humanitarian Crisis of Our Time'
Syria Called 'Worst Humanitarian Crisis of Our Time'

By: Paul Hobson
The Syrian conflict entered its fifth year last weekend. More than 200,000 people have been killed inside Syria; half of the population has been forced to leave their homes.

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Rwandan Baptist Earns International Human Rights Award
Rwandan Baptist Earns International Human Rights Award
By: BWA Staff
The general secretary of the Association of Baptist Churches in Rwanda, is the recipient of the 2015 Baptist World Alliance's human rights award, which is given out every five years.
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Gov't Restriction, Social Hostility Toward Religion Down Slightly
Gov't Restriction, Social Hostility Toward Religion Down Slightly
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Government restrictions on religious freedom and social hostility toward religion saw a slight decline in 2013, says a newly released report from Pew Research Center.
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Catholic Expert Depicts Pope as
Catholic Expert Depicts Pope as "Moderate in Extreme"
By: Brian Kaylor
Pope Francis embodies a "moderate realism" and his ministry should matter to both Protestants and Catholics, said a respected U.S. journalist and top expert on Vatican affairs.
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Faith Leaders Shrug at Critical Immigration Ruling
Faith Leaders Shrug at Critical Immigration Ruling
By: Brian Kaylor
When a federal judge halted President Obama's executive order on immigration, putting nearly 750,000 immigrants at risk for deportation, many faith leaders, including Southern Baptists, responded with silence.
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Survey: U.S. Worship Attendance Highest in South, Lowest in Northeast
Survey: U.S. Worship Attendance Highest in South, Lowest in Northeast
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Southern states registered significantly higher weekly worship attendance than states in the northeast and northwest, a national survey said.
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In West Africa, Doctor Says Ebola's End in Sight
In West Africa, Doctor Says Ebola's End in Sight
By: Sarah Stone
Ebola has claimed more than 9,000 lives across West Africa since the outbreak began in December 2013. A BMS World Mission doctor, who serves in Guinea, says the end is in sight.
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Texas Legislators Condemn Human Trafficking, Vow to Eradicate It
Texas Legislators Condemn Human Trafficking, Vow to Eradicate It
By: EthicsDaily Staff
About 100 people attended an event in Texas focused on ending human trafficking. The state accounts for almost 14 percent of all calls received by the National Human Trafficking Resource Center.
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British Christians Speak Out for Religious Freedom
British Christians Speak Out for Religious Freedom
By: Paul Hobson
The Religious Liberty Commission, launched in central London on Feb. 4, is calling on the British government to intervene to prevent religious cleansing and violent persecution.
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State of the Church Addresses Emphasize Community, Engagement
State of the Church Addresses Emphasize Community, Engagement
By: EthicsDaily Staff
A sampling of 2015 State of the Church addresses by moderate Baptist pastors found common themes of emphasizing community and James' call to "be doers of the word."
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European Baptists Appeal to Russian, Ukrainian Baptists
European Baptists Appeal to Russian, Ukrainian Baptists
By: Paul Hobson
The European Baptist Federation has challenged Russian and Ukrainian Baptist leaders to issue a joint statement calling for peace while acknowledging their differences.
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