Category - usa

  • February 7, 2008

    A group of leading scientifically and theologically qualified scholars has issued a clear rebuttal of the 'intelligent design' ideology that has gained ground among conservative religious believers, especially in the USA, in recent years.

  • February 3, 2008

    A leading US Baptist has called on Christians to address the international crisis of women and girls who are being trafficked into prostitution, highlighting the social and economic conditions that breed the trade.

  • February 1, 2008

    Eleven US United Methodist bishops have been asked to interpret church law that would circumvent a vote and permit the immediate establishment of an institute at Southern Methodist University promoting the views of George W. Bush

  • January 18, 2008

    US presidential candidates locked in often bitter struggles for their party nominations have been urged not to make religious capital out of politics and political capital out of religion as the campaign trail hots up.

  • January 15, 2008

    The head of the United Church of Christ denomination in the USA has reacted with anger and frustration to accusations of racism circulating about it largest congregation, which is also Senator Barack Obama's home church.

  • January 14, 2008

    Actual sea changes in politics come rarely, but they do come, so don't let cynicism make you a functional reactionary, says Johan Maurer, who particularly wishes that the evangelical Christian community would be released from hero-worship and grasped by a biblical vision of social justice.

  • January 13, 2008

    Christians across the USA have been marking National Migration Week, 6-12 January 2008, sponsored by Migration and Refugee Services of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, around the theme 'From Many, One Family of God'.

  • January 12, 2008

    UK-based international development agency Christian Aid has welcomed US President George Bush’s statement on the Middle East calling for ‘an end to the occupation that began in 1967’, referring to Israel and Palestinian lands.

  • January 3, 2008

    Two major religious organizations, one Jewish and the other Muslim, have unveiled a shared interfaith dialogue project which is intended to reach hundreds of thousands of their members across the United States and Canada.

  • December 25, 2007

    Not far from the US capital, where political debate rages over immigration, Floris United Methodist Church has invited hard-pressed day labourers in from the cold for a Christmas party.