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Sojourners in the News

Washington Post (Acts of Faith) 04/30/2015
Let us pray for the end of the fires, and the end of “next times.”
Non-Profit Quarterly 04/28/2015
If it is simply a matter of forgiving, perhaps better stated as reconciliation, that still leaves the question of the kind of “just world” people are... 04/28/2015
The rioting that erupted in Baltimore on Monday marked an escalation of the racial turmoil that has flared across the US in recent months following...
Huffington Post 04/28/2015
If we want to understand and do justice to important things in our world, we have to notice the "soft ideas" which face our hard and harsh...
Spectrum 04/23/2015
Bell now says that he doesn’t think God “exists.” Brown has published a book that is, in substantial part, a response to his friend’s experience.
Religion News Service 04/22/2015
The World Bank is teaming up with global religious leaders in a 15-year effort to end extreme poverty by 2030.
Lebanon Daily News 04/21/2015
Rose Berger, senior associate editor of Sojourners magazine, will give the keynote address at Lebanon Valley College's baccalaureate service.
Huffington Post 04/16/2015
More than 50 Christian leaders voiced our support for the framework of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between Iran and the P5+1 nations (the...
Fars News Agency 04/16/2015
Over 50 Christian leaders voiced their support for the recently agreed framework of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between Iran and the Group 5...
Think Progress 04/15/2015
A sweeping coalition of Catholic leaders is calling on lawmakers to embrace Obama’s proposed deal with Iran to scale back the country’s nuclear...
National Catholic Reporter 04/14/2015
Nearly 400 Catholic and evangelical leaders said the occasion of Holy Week prompted them to "speak out with renewed urgency against the death...
Religion News Service 04/13/2015
U.S. Catholic bishops have welcomed the Obama administration’s tentative agreement aimed at limiting Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
Baptist News Global 04/13/2015
Four dozen Christian leaders voiced support for a framework agreement for a peaceful path to prevent Iran from building nuclear weapons in a full-...
The Concord Monitor 04/11/2015
Iranian, American; Muslim, Jew, Christian; Shiite, Sunni; Black, White. Only in relationship with the other are we free.
Catholic News Service 04/10/2015
The World Bank and global faith leaders are joining together to end extreme poverty around the world by 2030.
Huffington Post 04/09/2015
Patience, persistence, and wisdom are now required of us all. It's a season of hope. It's time for a choice to "hope but verify."
Christian Today 04/09/2015
President Obama yesterday acknowledged that he often "falls short" of Jesus, but said he prays that he would be able to live up to his...
Baha'i World News Service 04/09/2015
A group of diverse religious leaders has issued a statement showing "moral consensus" for a World Bank-initiated effort to end extreme...
Washington Post (Acts of Faith) 04/09/2015
Religious leaders have proven to be powerful voices within a larger conversation about “Black Lives Matter,” a conversation that opened up once again...
Catholic News Service 04/07/2015
President Barack Obama observed that the celebration of Easter puts other concerns into context.