April 2, 2016
RCC members hear updates, re-elect Tom at annual meeting
By Jim Cullumber
NEW YORK — Casey Tom, general manager of Faith for Today of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, was re-elected president of the Religion Communicators Council at the council’s annual convention in New York April 1.
She will be...
April 1, 2016
One of the United Church of Christ's nationally recognized justice leaders is teaming up with the founder of the "Moral Monday" movement and a prominent New York minister for a 15-state tour to promote moral values and challenge conservative voices.
Washington, D.C. – Today the National Council of Churches, along with a coalition of 39 other religious organizations, submitted an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief in support of the Clean Power Plan, the first-ever federal standards on carbon pollution from power plants.
Navigating multi-religious activism
By Christie R. House*
New York (March 31, 2016) — The annual convention of the Religion Communicators Council opened today in New York City with a panel discussion focused on how religious communities can come together to make headway on key issues of social justice.
Laurie Goodstein moderated the panel...
Forbes opens 2016 RCC Convention with a song, some words of praise and a challenge
By Deb Christian
NEW YORK — The Rev. Dr. James Forbes, minister emeritus of The Riverside Church in New York, opened the 2016 Religion Communicators Council National Convention with a bit of song, some words of praise, then a challenge to the 120-plus attendees.
PDA documentary 'Locked in a Box: Immigration Detention' wins Best in Class
April 1, 2016
RCC awards excellence in religion communication at New York City ceremony
By Jeff Huett, APR
New York — At a time when public discourse is in most need of a change in tone, some of those recognized for excellence by the Religions Communications Council Thursday night said they hoped their work would help do just that.
March 30, 2016
- Metropolitan Tikhon with Bishop Alexander and the Holy Synod in St. Sergius Chapel.
The members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America elected His Grace, Bishop Alexander of Toledo and the Bulgarian Diocese to fill the vacant See of Dallas and the South during their Spring Session here on Tuesday, March 29, 2016.
Bishop Alexander succeeds His...