Religion and Spirituality Press Release
|07/08/2020 - 07:04||
Reform Movement Laments Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Restrictive Contraceptive Rules
WASHINGTON – Today, the Supreme Court ruled in the consolidated cases of Trump v. Pennsylvania and Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania regarding federal regulations allowing employers and universities to invoke religious beliefs to deny contraceptive coverage to employees and students.
|07/03/2020 - 08:23||
SALUTE Magazine Takes Top Honor in 2020 International Catholic Press Awards Three Archdiocesan publications cited for outstanding quality by the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada
The Summer 2019 edition of SALUTE won first place for small magazine color cover in the 2020 Catholic Press Awards announced July 3, 2020.
|07/02/2020 - 01:54||
Kaka Bhajans English Book Launches Motivating the Message of Spiritual Reading
New platform of Kaka Bhajans plans a 22 book series launch, along with website and mobile apps covering Devendra Ghia’s teachings! English bhajan book in the Bhaav Samadhi Vichaar Samadhi book series by Satguru Devendra Ghia (Kaka)
|07/01/2020 - 06:38||
Mr. ManHee Lee Writes a Letter regarding Shincheonji Members’ Plasma Donation: “Freeing the World through Our Blood”
Chairman Manhee Lee sends a letter thanking Shincheonji members in Daegu for donating blood plasma. The donation from 4000 church members is considered worth around US$83 billion and will help accelerate the development of a vaccine for COVID-19. Chairman Lee is thankful to the government for treating their members, whilst also thanking Daegu Church for volunteering with blood plasma donation to repay the government’s effort.
|06/30/2020 - 20:31||
Supreme Courts Espinoza decision disregards distinctiveness of religion
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court widens the door for government efforts that would fund religious schools in its 5-4 decision in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue .
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|06/30/2020 - 20:28||
Supreme Court says bye bye Blaines
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court ruled in favor of three low-income Montana mothers today, reviving a state tax-credit program designed to generate private scholarships for Montana students to attend private schools of their choice. In Espinoza v.
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|06/30/2020 - 18:13||
Msgr. Kozar and One of the Best Exercises in Godly Humility
In this image from 2015, Msgr. John E. Kozar poses for a photograph with some new friends he met on a pastoral visit to India.
|06/30/2020 - 08:59||
Reform Jewish Movement Denounces Supreme Court Decision Allowing Government Funding of Religious Education
Reform Jewish Movement Denounces Supreme Court Decision Allowing Government Funding of Religious Education.
|06/29/2020 - 10:50||
Reform Movement Applauds Supreme Court Decision Affirming Abortion Access
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team ; Cell: 202-765-4290.
|06/28/2020 - 22:59||
Just Texas Press Statement on the U.S. Supreme Courts June Medical Services v. Russo Decision on Louisianas Anti-Abortion Law
The U.S. Supreme Court this morning rejected a Louisiana law imposing medically unnecessary restrictions that sharply limited access to abortion in that state. The Louisiana law included provisions virtually identical to those in a Texas law struck down by the Supreme Court in Whole Woman’s Health v.
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|06/27/2020 - 11:00||
Archdiocese Celebrates Priestly Ordination of Prospective New Army Chaplain Father Miguel Flores-Perez, (1LT) USAR completes formational journey toward priesthood
Father Miguel Flores-Perez, (1LT) USAR (right), was ordained a Catholic priest on June 27, 2020, in Round Rock, TX. Auxiliary Bishop F. Richard Spencer of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, concelebrated the ordination Mass.
|06/26/2020 - 14:10||
ADL Celebrates Historic Signing of Georgia Hate Crime Law
Atlanta, Georgia, June 26, 2020 … ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) today celebrated Governor Brian Kemp signing into law House Bill 426 - the "Georgia Enhanced Penalties for Hate Crimes Act." The new law’s protections go into effect immediately. ADL leads the Hate Free Georgia Coalition, which played an important role in securing the passage of HB 426.
|06/26/2020 - 13:30||
Prospective New Catholic U.S. Air Force Chaplain Ordained a Priest in Madison, Wisconsin Father Timothy G. Mergen, 2d Lt, USAFR, to put Air Force academy background and active-duty pilot experience to work in the Vineyard
Bishop Donald J. Hying ordains Father Timothy G. Mergen, 2d Lt, USAFR, in Madison, WI, on June 26, 2020.
|06/26/2020 - 06:44||
Good News for the Development of Vaccine of Covid-19: 4,000 People have Agreed to Donate their Plasma for Research and Development Purposes.
COVID-19 has affected almost the whole global population, and yet with no vaccine, humanity are fearing for their lives. A South Korean religious group named ‘the Shincheonji Church of Jesus’ has announced that 4,000 members of the church who have recovered from COVID-19, are willing to donate their Plasma to develop a new treatment against the virus. The massive donation from the recovered patients in the Shincheonji Church will solve the problem of the lack of blood for research according to a biopharmaceutical company in South Korea.
|06/24/2020 - 09:34||
COVID-19 Update: Delivering Help and Hope to Ethiopia
Yesterday, CNEWA’s regional director in Ethiopia, Argaw Fantu, described the circumstances some women and children are facing in Ethiopia during the pandemic. Today, he adds more on how CNEWA’s Emergency Fund is providing relief.
|06/23/2020 - 00:28||
Spirituality Abundance with ‘Kaka Bhajans’; First Book of 500 Devotional Bhajans from Satguru Shri Devendra Ghia Published.
New platform of Kaka Bhajans plans a 22 book series launch, along with website and mobile apps covering Devendra Ghia’s teachings!
|06/22/2020 - 21:55||
More Than One-Quarter of Americans Experience Severe Online Harassment, ADL Survey Finds
New York,June 23, 2020… Twenty-eight percent of Americans experienced severe online hate and harassment this year, including sexual harassment, stalking, physical threats, swatting, doxing or sustained harassment, according to a new survey released today by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League).
|06/21/2020 - 21:10||
CAIR to Launch CAIR On Air: The Muslim Action Hour Community Conversations and CAIR Updates
This program is a transition from the former daily live program, “Daily Dose: COVID Conversations with CAIR.”
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|06/19/2020 - 18:10||
Edwin Cardinal OBrien Pastoral Center
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Honorable Muriel Bowser , Mayor of Washington, D.C., issued an order authorizing—effective Monday, June 22, 2020— Phase Two for reopening the District of Columbia from the March 25 coronavirus shutdown . Based on the Mayor’s Order for Phase Two and the recommendations for successive phases by the ReOpen DC Advisory Group , Archbishop Timothy Broglio has approved a framework for reopening the Edwin Cardinal O’Brien Pastoral Center , home base of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS).
|06/19/2020 - 12:20||
CAIR-Georgia Strongly Condemns Anti-Black, Anti-Semitic, Islamophobic Remarks by GOP Candidate Marjorie Greene
The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today strongly condemned the anti-Black, anti-Semitic and Islamophobic remarks made by GOP congressional candidate Marjorie Greene and called on her to issue a public apology.
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|06/19/2020 - 10:17||
CAIR Condemns Racist Flyers in Iowa, Welcomes Hate Crime Charge for KKK Vandalism
The flyer was reportedly found Thursday in parts of eastern Iowa, including Davenport and Bettendorf. The message was attached to a Washington Post article, bringing attention to the disproportionate infection and death rates of COVID-19 among African-Americans, and it encourages white people to practice racial and social distancing to help avoid contracting COVID-19.
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|06/19/2020 - 09:13||
CAIR-Florida Condemns Miami Police Department for Forcing Muslim Woman Assisting Protesters to Remove Her Hijab
NBC News reported that Alaa Masri, “a Muslim woman arrested during a Black Lives Matter Miami was forced to remover her hijab for a booking photo.”
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|06/19/2020 - 08:32||
New Deaconess Studies Program (Online) launches spring 2021
A new distance Deaconess Studies Program (Online-ODS) will launch in the spring 2021 semester at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. This program will allow students to become certified to serve as commissioned deaconesses in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) .
|06/18/2020 - 10:42||
Reform Movement Applauds Supreme Court Decision Preserving DACA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team ; Cell: 202-765-4290.