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Yeast of the Kingdom?
Cistercian monks in southern Poland hope to become the country's first distributors of an ale brewed from a 17th century recipe.
Shoes of the Fisherman?
This spring Europe was rocked by a religious fashion war when the Danish superstore Kvickly started selling flip-flop sandals featuring images of Jesus and Mary.
Interest in conscientious objection is on the rise among members of the U.S. military, according to several indicators.
God vs. General Mills
Tom Ciola, creator of the Bible Bar and a host of spiritual snack foods at Logia Foods, just released his newest treat: Bible Granola.
A Deafening Silence
Churches Push Amnesty Project
A coalition of Latino religious leaders from 17 states is fighting for amnesty for thousands of undocumented workers in the United States.
Can You Hear Me Now?
As if there weren't enough reasons to get rid of your cell phone, a new study from the Worldwatch Institute reports that coltanthe mineral that keeps cell phones and other electronic eq
Not Following Orders
Lance Corporal Stephen Eagle Funk, 20, (second from left) turns himself in at his Marine Corps reserve unit after refusing to serve in the Iraq war.
A Man Playing the Flute from a Cliff Above the Pacific
Children Against AIDS
A Jesuit priest in southern India, along with local Jesuit school students, has launched an AIDS-awareness campaign conducted mostly by children orphaned by the disease.
What the Mean Streets Teach
Calling herself "Aly," the Episcopal bishop of Rhode Island, Geralyn Wolf, spent the month of January on the streets, befriending the homeless and sleeping and eating in shelters.
Boycotting World Bank Bonds
Following a two-year organizing drive by students and faculty at the University of New Mexico, the university became the first in the United States to adopt a policy against investment in World Bank bonds.
Character Counts. (Who Knew?)
Arguing that "character counts," the United Church of Christ is pressuring all 50 state public utility commissioners to investigate WorldCom and revoke its local licenses...
Several religious bodies recently testified before the U.N. Commission on Human Rights about religious intolerance and discrimination in Pakistan. "
Eastern University: The City as Text
Women Empowered to Fight AIDS
The San Francisco-based Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance received a $1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fight HIV/AIDS in Malawi, Africa.
In January, Maine Interfaith Power and Light—an electricity-purchasing group rooted in the faith community—announced the availability of two green electricity options for homeowners in Maine.