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US faith leaders have condemned as "immoral" cuts to services for the poor and tax breaks for the rich in Representative Paul Ryan's 2013 budget.
As the pontificate of Benedict XVI comes to an end, many American Catholics express a desire for change, says the Pew Forum on Religion and public life.
More than a thousand US religious leaders from across the theological spectrum have joined together to support family planning services.
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori is encouraging church members to call on federal legislators to address gun violence in the USA.
A US Methodist institution, Iliff School of Theology, has pioneered a new programme aimed at strengthening participation in the world of work.
Christian, Muslim and Jewish religious and lay organisations and institutions have pledged to mobilise fresh support for peace in the Middle East.
The US government has been challenged over illegal use of force amid reports it is finalising a “manual” for targeted killings including drone strikes.
A nourishment programme in Gaza is one of many outpatient services for the non-profit, public hospital operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.
An unarmed teacher at a California high school has thwarted a serious shooting incident, by talking a gunman into putting down his weapon.
Church World Service wants President Obama to increase global assistance for hungry and poor people and lead the way to “fair and generous” immigration reform.