Senior staff of the National Council of Churches USA have praised President Obama's address to the Muslims throughout the world yesterday, renewing the Council's commitment to friendship and dialogue with Muslim people of faith.
As President Barack Obama's efforts towards a two-state solution in Israel/Palestine continue, religious leaders in the region and in the USA are urging him to press forward toward a lasting peace in the Middle East.
After hardline Catholics had sought to prevent Notre Dame University from inviting President Barack Obama to give a commencement address, his call for people of divergent convictions to find common ground in reason and faith was warmly received.
Amnesty International has marked US President Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office by alalysing his record on security and urging him to fulfill his promise to close Guantánamo Bay and to do more to stamp out torture.
The UK evangelical development charity Tearfund is urging US President Barack Obama to build on the success of his 100 days in office by turning his attention to the upcoming Copenhagen summit on climate change with renewed vigour.
A row is simmering between the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in western Kenya and Muslims in the country over reported attempts to convert to Christianity Sarah Obama, the grandmother of US President Barack Obama
To mark Earth Day today the US agency Church World Service is backing immediate action to fight climate change through an national postcard ‘Countdown to Copenhagen’ advocacy campaign aimed at the Obama administration and Congress.