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Annual Religious Freedom Report Highlights Restrictive Laws
Annual Religious Freedom Report Highlights Restrictive Laws

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Laws against blasphemy and apostasy violate human rights and can inflame passions related to these matters, according to the latest annual U.S. government report on religious freedom.

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Two-Thirds Hear Social, Political Comments from Clergy
Two-Thirds Hear Social, Political Comments from Clergy

By: EthicsDaily Staff
A strong majority (64 percent) of U.S. citizens who attend religious services regularly have heard clergy speak from the pulpit on at least one of six leading issues, the Pew Research Center says.

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Premiere Screenings Scheduled for 'The Disturbances'
Premiere Screenings Scheduled for 'The Disturbances'

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Public, premiere screenings of EthicsDaily.com's forthcoming documentary, "The Disturbances," begin in September. Six cities in five states are on the schedule, with several more in the works.

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Churches Receive Majority of Charitable Gifts in U.S.
Churches Receive Majority of Charitable Gifts in U.S.

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The majority of charitable donations in the U.S. are given to churches, a Barna Group analysis says. The most generous cities are located in the South and the Midwest.

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Key Moral Issues Arise in Democratic Platform
Key Moral Issues Arise in Democratic Platform

By: Brian Kaylor
During this week's Democratic National Convention, delegates passed the final version of the Democratic platform, which clashes at times with positions of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Key Moral Issues Arise in GOP Platform
Key Moral Issues Arise in GOP Platform

By: Brian Kaylor
As the GOP holds its national convention this week and Democrats are set for next week, both parties will hash out language for their platforms, which can impact those parties and public policy decisions.

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Corrections Spending Has Outpaced Education for Three Decades
Corrections Spending Has Outpaced Education for Three Decades

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Corrections' budgets at the state and local level 'have increased about three times as fast as spending on elementary and secondary education,' a U.S. Department of Education report says.

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Circle of Protection Request Meeting With Clinton, Trump to Discuss Hunger and Poverty
Circle of Protection Request Meeting With Clinton, Trump to Discuss Hunger and Poverty

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Circle of Protection seeks a meeting with both presumptive U.S. presidential nominees to discuss their plans to help the poor and hungry.

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Australian Baptist Leader's Long-Term, Healthy Ministry Tips
Australian Baptist Leader's Long-Term, Healthy Ministry Tips

By: EthicsDaily Staff
How does a pastor 'stay fresh' after a 40-year ministry with the same church? Bill Brown, senior pastor of Syndal Baptist Church in Australia, shared his insights in a video interview with EthicsDaily.com.

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Churches Provide Sanctuary as South Sudan Struggles to Keep Peace
Churches Provide Sanctuary as South Sudan Struggles to Keep Peace

By: EthicsDaily Staff
South Sudan found itself on the brink of civil war July 7 when fighting broke out in its capital city. Thousands fled their homes.

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Video Interviews Highlight Global Baptists
Video Interviews Highlight Global Baptists

By: EthicsDaily Staff
As Baptists from 50 nations gathered in Canada last week for the Baptists World Alliance annual gathering, EthicsDaily.com shot video interviews with Baptist leaders from around the globe.

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Baptists Advocate for Global Religious Liberty
Baptists Advocate for Global Religious Liberty

By: Brian Kaylor
The Baptist World Alliance's annual gathering frequently focused on religious liberty, passing resolutions that address religious-liberty violations in Nigeria and that urge Baptists to minister to refugees.

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Canadian Baptists Reflect on History, Future
Canadian Baptists Reflect on History, Future

By: Brian Kaylor
Canadian Baptists at the 2016 Baptist World Alliance annual gathering welcomed global Baptists to Vancouver, reflecting on their unique ministry heritage and context as they introduced their country.

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Global Baptists Consider Paris Agreement, Climate Change
Global Baptists Consider Paris Agreement, Climate Change

By: Brian Kaylor
Global Baptists discussed the COP21 agreement, emphasized the reality of climate change, and urged a more robust creation care theology at a commission meeting during the 2016 BWA gathering.

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Baptists Gather for Global Collaboration and Witness
Baptists Gather for Global Collaboration and Witness

By: Brian Kaylor
More than 300 Baptists from more than 50 countries trekked to Vancouver for the annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance, uniting for worship, ministry planning and dialogue.

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UN: Record Levels of Forced Global Displacement
UN: Record Levels of Forced Global Displacement

By: EthicsDaily Staff
More than 65 million people were forcibly displaced by conflict in 2015, a United Nations' report says, which is nearly 6 million more than 2014. Over half of those forcibly displaced were children.

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Report: Religious Minorities Experience
Report: Religious Minorities Experience "Heightened Vulnerability" to Trafficking

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Religious minorities experience a "heightened vulnerability" to human trafficking, and traffickers often target female religious minorities, a report says.

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Global Baptists Grapple with Relief Model
Global Baptists Grapple with Relief Model

By: Brian Kaylor
Global Baptists face a growing debate over how Baptist relief and development agencies could most effectively collaborate. The issue likely will be a focal point during the BWA annual gathering.

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Philanthropic Giving Influenced by Mission, Not Tax Benefits
Philanthropic Giving Influenced by Mission, Not Tax Benefits

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The primary motivation for philanthropic gifts was a belief in an organization's mission for 81 percent of U.S. adults who donated in the past year, a Gallup survey found.

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BCE Celebrates 25 Years, Honors Molly Marshall, Previews Forthcoming Documentary
BCE Celebrates 25 Years, Honors Molly Marshall, Previews Forthcoming Documentary

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Around 200 Baptists celebrated BCE's 25th year, honoring Baptist of the Year Molly Marshall and previewing a new documentary.

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Few Churches Mirror Percentage of Younger Adults in U.S.
Few Churches Mirror Percentage of Younger Adults in U.S.

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Younger adults comprise nearly one-fourth of the U.S. population, but that portion of young people is found in only one in 10 local churches, according to a Faith Communities Today analysis.

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Trump's Meeting with Conservative Christians Sparks Definitional Issues
Trump's Meeting with Conservative Christians Sparks Definitional Issues

By: Brian Kaylor
Addressing Christian pastors and leaders in New York City, Donald Trump made the pitch for why Christians should vote for him in November.

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Access to Clean Drinking Water is Justice Issue
Access to Clean Drinking Water is Justice Issue

By: Helle Liht
The European Christian Environmental Network, meeting in Finland, urged participants to examine Christians' responsibility to address the issue of water shortage and its role in climate change.

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Southern Baptists Ding Obama, Discuss 'Elephant in the Room'
Southern Baptists Ding Obama, Discuss 'Elephant in the Room'

By: Brian Kaylor
President Barack Obama was criticized and presidential candidate Donald Trump was subtly promoted during the recent annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention.

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UN Commission: ISIS Committing Genocide Against Yazidis
UN Commission: ISIS Committing Genocide Against Yazidis

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The United Nations' Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic has determined that the Islamic State is committing genocide against the Yazidi people.

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