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Clean Water, Proper Sanitation Essential to Ending Poverty
Clean Water, Proper Sanitation Essential to Ending Poverty

By: EthicsDaily Staff Expanding access to clean water, along with proper sanitation and hygiene systems, is essential to ending global poverty, but often there is a gap between policy and implementation, a report states.

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Baptists Mobilize to Help Victims of Hurricane Irma
Baptists Mobilize to Help Victims of Hurricane Irma

By: EthicsDaily Staff Even as relief work continues to assist people recovering from Hurricane Harvey, Baptists groups are preparing to mobilize to help victims of Hurricane Irma.

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U.S. Majority Don't Use Internet to Access Religious Content
U.S. Majority Don't Use Internet to Access Religious Content

By: EthicsDaily Staff A majority of U.S. adults don't use the Internet to access spiritual or religious content, even though most believe the Internet exposes them to new perspectives, a Baylor University survey found.

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White U.S. Christians Continue Decline; Unaffiliated is Up
White U.S. Christians Continue Decline; Unaffiliated is Up

By: EthicsDaily Staff The percent of white Christians has dropped from 81 percent of the U.S. population to 43 percent in 40 years, while the religiously unaffiliated has grown from 7 percent to 24 percent over the same period.

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'The Disturbances' Documentary Now Available Online
'The Disturbances' Documentary Now Available Online

By: EthicsDaily Staff EthicsDaily.com's "The Disturbances," a previously untold story of how Christian missionaries and local pastors saved lives amid a 1966 tribal genocide in Nigeria, can now be streamed online via Vimeo On Demand.

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Protestants, Catholics See More Similarities Than Differences
Protestants, Catholics See More Similarities Than Differences

By: EthicsDaily Staff A majority of Protestants and Catholics in the U.S. see more similarities than differences between their traditions, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey.

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Labor Day 2017 Offers 'Kairos Moment,' U.S. Bishops Say
Labor Day 2017 Offers 'Kairos Moment,' U.S. Bishops Say

By: EthicsDaily Staff Labor Day weekend offers an opportunity to identify and support cooperative initiatives that honor workers, ensure safe working conditions and provide just wages, says the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Baptists Help Out as Harvey Floods Texas, Louisiana
Baptists Help Out as Harvey Floods Texas, Louisiana

By: EthicsDaily Staff As Hurricane Harvey continues to pour water into an already-flooded southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana, Baptist groups are working to assess needs and to formulate relief plans.

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Teenage Deaths from Drug Overdose on the Rise
Teenage Deaths from Drug Overdose on the Rise

By: EthicsDaily Staff The number of U.S. teens dying from drug overdose is on the rise, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. Opioids account for much of the recent trend.

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Pope: 4 Verbs Guide Christian Response to Migrants, Refugees
Pope: 4 Verbs Guide Christian Response to Migrants, Refugees

By: EthicsDaily Staff In an Aug. 21 statement, Pope Francis addressed again the "lamentable situation" of migrants and refugees, calling global Christians to commit to concrete action "at every stage of the migratory experience."

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Tillerson: Religious Persecution Far Too Prevalent
Tillerson: Religious Persecution Far Too Prevalent

By: EthicsDaily Staff Religious freedom restrictions lead to "instability, human rights abuses and violent extremism," says the State Department's annual religious freedom report. Nearly 200 nations were listed in the report.

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Charlottesville Clergy Were Ready Before Deadly Day
Charlottesville Clergy Were Ready Before Deadly Day

By: EthicsDaily Staff Before the deadly day in Charlottesville in the aftermath of the white supremacist rally, local clergy from various faiths had been gathering to prepare a safe space in the event of a tragedy.

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Report: Blasphemy Laws Remain 'Astonishingly Widespread'
Report: Blasphemy Laws Remain 'Astonishingly Widespread'

By: EthicsDaily Staff Blasphemy laws remain 'astonishingly widespread,' according to a new U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom report. Seventy-one nations retain such laws, with 59 allowing imprisonment upon conviction.

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PhD Candidate Examines Intersection of Sports, Religion
PhD Candidate Examines Intersection of Sports, Religion

By: EthicsDaily Staff If you think of sports and religion, Tim Tebow probably comes to mind first. But there's more to it than that, says a doctoral candidate focusing on the intersection of sports and religion in an EthicsDaily.com video interview.

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Internally Displaced Persons 'Left Behind' by Aid Efforts
Internally Displaced Persons 'Left Behind' by Aid Efforts

By: EthicsDaily Staff While humanitarian aid is vital to the 40 million internally displaced persons residing in 50 nations, it must be paired with initiatives to help people restart their lives in a new community or to return home and rebuild.

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Faith Leaders Urge Prayers for Peace in Israel-Palestine
Faith Leaders Urge Prayers for Peace in Israel-Palestine

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Faith leaders around the world called for continued prayers for peace in Israel-Palestine amid escalating tensions and increased violence surrounding new security measures for the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.

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UN: Billions Lack Access to Clean Water, Proper Sanitation
UN: Billions Lack Access to Clean Water, Proper Sanitation

By: EthicsDaily Staff
More than 2 billion people do not have easy access to clean water and more than 4 billion lack proper sanitation, says a joint World Health Organization and U.N. Children's Fund report.

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Churches' Feeding, Clothing Ministries Are Most Visible
Churches' Feeding, Clothing Ministries Are Most Visible

By: EthicsDaily Staff Feeding the hungry and clothing the poor are among the most visible local church ministries in the U.S., LifeWay Research says. At least half of all surveyed U.S. adults said they knew those ministries were taking place.

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Baptist Center for Ethics Accepting Applications for Executive Director Position
Baptist Center for Ethics Accepting Applications for Executive Director Position

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The search process is now underway, as the Baptist Center for Ethics is accepting applications for its next executive director.

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Faith Community Fights for Payday Lending Reform
Faith Community Fights for Payday Lending Reform

By: Stephen K. Reeves
The faith community has led the calls for reform for the payday and auto title lending industry from the beginning. They've seen the consequences of the excessive interest rates that these businesses charge.

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Churches, Religious Groups Most Highly Regarded Institutions
Churches, Religious Groups Most Highly Regarded Institutions

By: EthicsDaily Staff Churches and religious organizations are the most highly regarded among U.S. institutions, according to the Pew Research Center. Nearly six out of 10 adults hold a positive view of faith-based institutions.

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Global Baptists Promote Religious Liberty Concerns
Global Baptists Promote Religious Liberty Concerns

By: Brian Kaylor Baptists from nearly 50 nations focused on religious liberty concerns in multiple nations and elected a new general secretary, Elijah Brown, during the Baptist World Alliance's annual gathering in Thailand.

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Global Baptists Gather in Thailand for BWA Gathering
Global Baptists Gather in Thailand for BWA Gathering

By: Brian Kaylor About 300 Baptists from nearly 50 nations trekked to the predominately Buddhist nation of Thailand this week for the annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance.

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Report: U.S. Child Well-Being Improved in 11 of 16 Areas
Report: U.S. Child Well-Being Improved in 11 of 16 Areas

By: EthicsDaily Staff U.S. children have seen improvement over the past five years in 11 of 16 areas that serve as key indicators of well-being, a report said. Overall, children saw gains in economic well-being and health.

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State Department Outlines Path to Combat Trafficking
State Department Outlines Path to Combat Trafficking

By: EthicsDaily Staff To combat human trafficking around the globe requires comprehensive anti-trafficking laws with severe consequences for violation coupled with effective prosecution, the State Department said.

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