LOUISVILLE, Ky. (PNS) A city court in Washington has agreed to dismiss charges against 11 religious leaders, including three Presbyterians, who took part in a prayer vigil in the U.S. Capitol July 28, provided they stay out of the Capitol for six months and meet a few other conditions.
NEW YORK – Presbyterian Welcome, a Manhattan-based ministry that works to promote tolerance, will present its 2011 Faithful Servant Awards to three people who have worked to dismantle barriers based on sexual identity within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Jerusalem (ENI) Jews visited a burned mosque the Bedouin village of Tuba-Zangaria in northern Israel on 6 October, with one person declaring that an attack blamed on Jewish extremists represents "a disaster for Israel" and does not reflect Jewish values.
Geneva (ENI) An organization supported by Mennonites has made a significant contribution to the Lutheran Church's work at refugee camps serving the Horn of Africa, a gesture that both groups said is practical expression of a reconciliation that was celebrated last year.
Geneva (ENI) An increase in world migration has spurred the growth of new dynamic Christian communities in many countries, but the trend also poses many challenges for older churches, said religious leaders.
Washington (ENI) Washington National Cathedral will need "tens of millions of dollars" over "numerous years" to repair extensive damage to the nation's second-largest church following an Aug. 23 earthquake, church officials said Oct. 4.