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Expert advice and questions for Cardinal Timothy Dolan

As New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan was elevated to the College of Cardinals, Odyssey Networks, an interfaith consortium that seeks to build bridges between faiths and promote the positive aspects... read more >

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Hunger, Nutrition and the G8

As the G8 nations met in Washington in May 2012, Adam Taylor, World Vision’s vice president for advocacy and government relations, was interviewed by Julie Mashack for Religion & Ethics... read more >

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On Memorizing and the Public Reading of Scripture

As Christians, we talk about how important the Bible is; however, many worship services reveal our confusion about how much memorizing or reading Scripture aloud really matters. By contrast, Paul... read more >

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The Lord Is Risen! Easter Morning in the Moravian Tradition

In Winston-Salem, N.C., the Moravian Easter sunrise service features a brass band and draws thousands of worshippers. Steeped in a 240-year-old theological tradition, this particular service has helped shape and... read more >

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How a Small Church Creates a Big Ministry Impact

With a full-time staff of just three people, Metro Baptist Church serves nearly 1,600 community members in the infamous New York neighborhood known as Hell’s Kitchen through preschool and after-school... read more >

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Tips for Reading Scripture in Public Worship

The public reading of Scripture can, and perhaps ought to, connect powerfully and emotionally with its hearers. In a multifaceted article, author Joan Huyser-Honig summarizes 10 tips for reading Scripture... read more >

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Quantifying Love for Your Neighbor

Not infrequently, nonprofits looking for support from large donors fail to motivate people to give what they'd initially hoped. That is because charities don’t speak the outcome-based language donors want.... read more >

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Design Guidelines for Church Renovations

Church architecture and landscaping make a significant difference in how well a church welcomes visitors. When members enter through side doors that open into labyrinthine corridors that lead to the... read more >

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Rep. Paul Ryan and the Rev. Tom Reese: Catholic Teaching and the Budget

In an April 2012 lecture at Georgetown University, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan reflected theologically on the federal budget out of his understanding of Catholic teaching. Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, a... read more >

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Church Renovations that Build Community

The term “community” used to refer to the people who lived in proximity to one another; today the term often indicates people who share a common interest. Community of both... read more >

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Volunteer Shortage Affects Church Food Programs

Joe and Judy Nesbit spent Tuesday afternoon taking stock of hundreds of food items filling the shelves of the Seventh-...

Lilly Gives $10 million for Duke's Lilly Library Renovation

"Our [Lilly] family's commitment to restore and expand Duke's library that bears the Lilly name comes from our hearts...

Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation

The Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. announced the project Wednesday as one of nearly $49 million in grants for...

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