December 10, 2013
- Noted Uruguayan Director of the Youth Symphony Orchestra Foundation in Uruguay Ariel Britos received the 30th annual Fraternidad Award named for Maximo Brenner(Z´L), its founder and then-president of B´nai B´rith Uruguay.
Some 300 people attended the ceremony at B’nai B’rith Hall in Montevideo.
B’nai B’rith Uruguay has been presenting the Fraternidad (Fraternity) Award to outstanding artists from...
- Best-selling author and Presbyterian pastor Rev. Tim Keller has high words of praise for a joint church-planting effort that is getting underway between the Christian Reformed Church and the Reformed Church in America in New York City.
[Church of England press release] The House of Bishops of the Church of England met for two days in York Dec. 9 and 10. This meeting was the first at which 8 female regional representatives attended the meeting as participant observers with the same rights as Provincial Episcopal Visitors.
Over its meeting the house covered a wide range of business including discussion of women in the episcopate, the...
A story from the 2014 Presbyterian ‘Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study’
December 10, 2013
[Anglican Alliance] Gender-based violence and peace and reconciliation are amongst the key issues being discussed at the World Forum for Human Rights, which will be attended by Alliance facilitator Paulo Ueti and members of the Anglican Church in Brazil.
Paulo Ueti, Alliance facilitator for Latin America and the Caribbean is attending the World Forum on Human Rights today, which coincides with United Nations Human Rights Day, celebrating 65 years since the Universal...
- Crossroad Bible Institute (CBI) is remembering the important work of Nelson Mandela, who helped to dismantle South Africa's system of apartheid and who was himself a prisoner for 27 years
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November 25 - December 1, 2013
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Issue On Gay Marriage, PCT Suggests More Rational Dialogue
Reported by Lin Yi-ying
Regarding the recent contentious bill, proposing to legalize a multi-parties family including gay marriage, many presbyteries strongly ask PCT General Assembly Office to announce their defying stance on this bill. As many...
- How should artists balance creativity and biblical accuracy in Hollywood Bible movies? You may have heard of the 2014 film, Noah, but how will it compare to the Bible’s account of Noah? Josh Larsen, editor of ReFrame Media’s Think Christian online magazine, has invited readers to discuss this on the site’s recent article.
- As a way to mark international Human Rights Day, World Renew has sent a letter to a top Canadian immigration official.