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Extreme poverty around the globe decreased from 35.9 percent in 1990 to 10 percent in 2015, except Sub-Saharan Africa, where poverty was about 41 percent. […] Read More

Forty-eight men and women, theologians and researchers from the Middle East, participated in producing the first Arabic Contemporary Commentary. […] Read More

More than nine out of 10 of the world’s children live where air pollution levels exceed air quality guidelines, a new report says. The poor air quality causes 7 million premature deaths annually. […] Read More

Pastors and ministry leaders on both sides of the Mexico-United States border are gearing up to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the immigrant caravan marching toward the U.S. […] Read More

Anti-Jewish sentiment is the basis for a majority of the hate crimes with a religious bias each year in the U.S., according to an EthicsDaily.com analysis of FBI data. […] Read More

While U.S. adults express many beliefs affirming evangelical positions, many affirm views typically deemed unorthodox by evangelicals, a report found. […] Read More

For the first time in Gallup’s polling history, U.S. confidence in the fair application of capital punishment dipped below 50 percent. […] Read More

While solitary confinement in U.S. prisons is less common, 61,000 prisoners were still held in such conditions in the fall of 2017, including more than 4,000 diagnosed with a serious mental illness, a report says. […] Read More

Baptists from across the U.S. gathered in Atlanta this week at the New Baptist Covenant’s 2018 summit, committing to continue the “journey to justice” for all people. […] Read More

Criminal justice reforms have reduced overcrowded U.S. prisons and jails, but unaddressed issues within probation and parole have led to overwhelmed community supervision systems and increased recidivism. […] Read More