Category Archives: Religion

South Korea: The Olympic Games Amid Large-Scale Human Rights Protests

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NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is one reason why this country is making headlines. Known for its economic growth in the years following the Korean War, South Korea has since become a country producing cultural phenomena including K-Pop, dramas and social reform. While foreigners…

Fourth Member of Bahai'i Yaran Group Completes His Imprisonment in Iran

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LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — After ten years of imprisonment for his beliefs, Mr. Saeid Rezaie, one of the seven members of the former leadership group of the Bahá’ís in Iran, was released on Friday.

Archbishop Lori Seeks New Focus on Dr. King's Call to Nonviolence

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BALTIMORE, Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following one of the most violent years in Baltimore’s history and approaching the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, issued a pastoral letter today reflecting on the relevance of Dr. King’s Principles of Nonviolent Direct Action.  Further,…

El Líder Budista Daisaku Ikeda Subraya El Enfoque De Derechos Humanos Como La Clave Para Resolver Los Problemas Globales Y Lograr Un Mundo Sin Armas Nucleares

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TOKIO, 26 de enero de 2018 /PRNewswire/ — El 26 de enero de 2018, el filósofo budista Daisaku Ikeda, presidente de la Soka Gakkai Internacional (SGI), ha publicado su propuesta de paz anual titulada “Hacia una era de derechos humanos: construir un movimiento del pueblo”.

Friends of Zion Welcome Vice President Pence

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JERUSALEM, Jan 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The city of Jerusalem is a buzz beholding the campaign welcoming Vice President Pence with 110 massive billboards, buses with signs and a huge digital billboard on the Museum walls.

AJC Lauds Guatemala Decision to Return Its Embassy to Jerusalem

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NEW YORK, Dec. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AJC welcomed the announcement by Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales that the country plans to return its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, where it had been located until 1980.

Friends of Zion from Around the World thank Trump for “The best gift.”

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JERUSALEM, Dec. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — This Christmas eve millions of Christians around the world thank President Trump for recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. More than 100 giant banners that read ‘God Bless Trump’ are on display throughout Jerusalem.

World Religion News: Utiskuje Turecko náboženské menšiny?

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SANTA MONICA, Kalifornie, December 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Grégory Mathieu z redakce World Religion News ve svém novém článku předkládá otázku vztahů mezi řeckým ortodoxním patriarchátem v Istanbulu a obyvateli Turecka, historií jejich vztahů, současným stavem a vyhlídkami trvalé udržitelnosti tohoto uspořádání do budoucna.

Knights of Columbus Donates Nearly $1 Million for Christmas Food for Iraqi Christians

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NEW HAVEN, Conn., Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Knights of Columbus is giving a 30-day supply of food to 12,000 displaced or formerly displaced Christian families in northern Iraq to coincide with Christmas.

Blessed Herbs Cafe and Mount Zion Rastafarian Church Announce Launch of First Holiday Season Food and Cash Drive

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TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Blessed Herbs Cafe and Mount Zion Rastafarian Church founder and practicing Rasta George Metropoulos today announced the launch of the organization’s first holiday season food and cash drive.