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Positive Views Up for All Religious Groups, Save One
Positive Views Up for All Religious Groups, Save One

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Positive views among U.S. adults toward nearly all religious groups increased over the last three years, according to the Pew Research Center. Only evangelical Christians remained stable at 61 percent.

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Baptists Minister to Refugees Amid South Sudan Conflict
Baptists Minister to Refugees Amid South Sudan Conflict

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Amid increasing violence in South Sudan, Baptists in this African nation are ministering to refugees and internally displaced persons. The country is the world's third largest refugee crisis but receives far less attention.

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U.S. Refugee Resettlement: How It Works, What It Costs
U.S. Refugee Resettlement: How It Works, What It Costs

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The U.S. refugee vetting and resettlement process is lengthy, complex and not widely understood. Here's an explanation of the process that refugees must go through to enter the U.S.

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Record Number of Calls to U.S. Trafficking Hotlines in 2016
Record Number of Calls to U.S. Trafficking Hotlines in 2016

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Human trafficking is a growing problem, based on calls and texts to U.S. trafficking hotlines. Total calls and texts have more than doubled in the last four years; sex trafficking represented three-fourths of all contacts.

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Perceived Threat of Refugees to U.S. Security Declines
Perceived Threat of Refugees to U.S. Security Declines

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The number of U.S. adults who perceive refugees as a threat to U.S. security declined by 9 percent over 10 months, the Pew Research Center said, to 46 percent in January 2017 from 55 percent in April 2016.

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Role of Faith-Based Homelessness Initiatives Often Overlooked
Role of Faith-Based Homelessness Initiatives Often Overlooked

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Faith-based groups play a significant but often overlooked role in addressing U.S. homelessness, a new report says. And the impact of these groups is likely greater than the report indicates, an expert says.

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Catholic, Evangelical, Mainline Protestant Leaders Endorse BRIDGE Act
Catholic, Evangelical, Mainline Protestant Leaders Endorse BRIDGE Act

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Many Christian groups are supporting a bipartisan bill that safeguards from deportation undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.

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Faith-Based Groups Central to U.S. Refugee Resettlement
Faith-Based Groups Central to U.S. Refugee Resettlement

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The U.S. State Department assigns refugees admitted to the U.S. to one of nine organizations that assist them in the resettlement process. Six are faith-based organizations.

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WMU Foundation Aids Hattiesburg Tornado Victims
WMU Foundation Aids Hattiesburg Tornado Victims

By: Janis Ezell
Following storms that ripped through the southeastern U.S., missionaries' children and international students at William Carey University in Mississippi received help from the Woman's Missionary Union.

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Human Trafficking an Everyday Problem, Super Bowl City Says
Human Trafficking an Everyday Problem, Super Bowl City Says

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Houston has been referred to as "the hub" of human trafficking in the U.S. The city fights human trafficking because it is an everyday problem, not just one limited to the annual Super Bowl, a mayoral spokesman said.

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Texas Lawmakers Unite on Human Trafficking
Texas Lawmakers Unite on Human Trafficking

By: EthicsDaily Staff
In a nationwide polarized political climate, Texas lawmakers have found an issue around which they can unite: putting an end to human trafficking. An estimated 313,000 people in Texas are trafficking victims.

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Increased Bible Reading a Consistent New Year's Resolution
Increased Bible Reading a Consistent New Year's Resolution

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The percentage of U.S. adults who would like to read their Bible more has been consistent for the last five years - moving from 60 percent (2012) to 62 percent (2014) to 61 percent (2016), the Barna Group says.

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Favorable Views of Pope Francis Remain High in U.S.
Favorable Views of Pope Francis Remain High in U.S.

By: EthicsDaily Staff
A majority of U.S. adults across all categories continue to view Pope Francis favorably. Since his election, the pope's favorability rating has increased to 70 percent this month, a 13-percent upward trend since March 2013.

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Nigerian Christian Leaders Called for Day of Mourning; Islamic Leaders Condemn Attacks
Nigerian Christian Leaders Called for Day of Mourning; Islamic Leaders Condemn Attacks

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Following attacks killing hundreds of Nigerian Christians, the nation's Christian leaders called for prayer and Islamic leaders condemned the attacks.

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EthicsDaily.com: 2016 in Review
EthicsDaily.com: 2016 in Review

By: EthicsDaily Staff
498 columns. 139 contributors. 125 news articles. These are a few snapshots of EthicsDaily.com's 2016 initiatives, providing a global perspective from goodwill people of faith on engaging pressing issues facing the world.

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Diverse Audience Views, Orders, Praises
Diverse Audience Views, Orders, Praises "The Disturbances"

By; EthicsDaily Staff
"The Disturbances" has been screened in a diverse group of churches and educational institutions since its September 2016 release. More screenings are planned for 2017.

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U.S. Homelessness Declines; Emergency Food Requests Up
U.S. Homelessness Declines; Emergency Food Requests Up

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Emergency food requests increased in 2016, even as overall homelessness rates continued to decline, a new report said. The leading reasons for the increase? Low wages and high housing costs.

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Education 'an Essential Lifeline' for Children in Conflict Zones
Education 'an Essential Lifeline' for Children in Conflict Zones

By: EthicsDaily Staff
With tens of millions of displaced children in need of education, churches and faith-based organizations in Lebanon have ministered to the needs of displaced persons since the start of the Syrian conflict in 2011.

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'Little Public Safety Rationale' for Incarcerating 39 Percent of Inmates
'Little Public Safety Rationale' for Incarcerating 39 Percent of Inmates

By: EthicsDaily Staff
There is "little public safety rationale" for imprisoning more than a half-million U.S. inmates, more than a third of the prison population, a report says.

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European Churches' Project Addresses Media Portrayal of Migrants
European Churches' Project Addresses Media Portrayal of Migrants

By: EthicsDaily Staff
European churches are assessing media portrayal of refugees, highlighting ways in which media promote refugees' rights to speak on their own behalf and to uphold journalistic practices to challenge disinformation.

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Global Baptists Urged to Observe Human Rights Day
Global Baptists Urged to Observe Human Rights Day

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Human Rights Day will be observed on Dec. 10. The Baptist World Alliance is encouraging its members to participate in the annual observance in their worship services over that weekend.

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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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Baptists Respond to Asia and Pacific Disasters
Baptists Respond to Asia and Pacific Disasters
Washington, DC (BWA) --Baptist World Aid (BWAid), the relief and development arm of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), is coordinating relief efforts to the Philippines and Indonesia after these countries were badly affected by a typhoon and earthquakes, respectively.
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