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           14 May, 2021

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Fair Witness Issues Statement on Moral Proportion and the Role of Churches in the Israel-Gaza War (Popularity: )
Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East issues the following statement by Rev. Dr. Bruce Chilton, the Bernard Iddings Bell Professor of Religion at Bard College in Annandale, New York:Why would the State of Israel attack Gaza by air, and threaten invasion on the ground? After all, the target of operations has been the territory that Israel withdrew its forces from under Ariel Sharon, dismantling and destroying Israeli settlements ...

American Islamic Congress Demands the Immediate Pardon and Release of Afghan Journalist Sayed Parvez Kambakhsh, Deplores Stoning Death of 'Adulterous' Somali Woman (Popularity: )
The American Islamic Congress (AIC) today reiterated its call on the Afghan government to drop all charges against journalist Sayed Parvez Kambakhsh. Notwithstanding the relief felt in that Kambakhsh's original death sentence, delivered last October, was overturned, AIC finds it unacceptable that this 24-year-old man now faces 20 years of imprisonment for "blasphemy". "No one should be punished for merely distributing materials, as Kambakhsh did with a document on women's ...

Radio Address of President Bush To The Nation (Popularity: )
The following is a radio address from President Bush to the nation: THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. This week, the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives held a conference to highlight the work being done by our Nation's armies of compassion, with help from the Federal government. This conference demonstrated the remarkable difference these groups have made over the past eight years. When I first came to office, I ...

Landmark FCC Ruling Against Univision is Result of United Church of Christ's Public Advocacy for Children (Popularity: )
The United Church of Christ is celebrating a landmark decision by the Federal Communications Commission, which has ruled in favor of the church's filed complaint that Univision, the nation's largest Hispanic television network, is not serving the educational programming needs of children. According to a front page story in The New York Times (Feb. 24), the FCC ruling is expected to cost Univision about $24 million and will be the ...

CAIR Supports VA Muslim Leader Smeared by 'Islamophobes' (Popularity: )
The Council on American- Islamic Relations (CAIR) today offered moral support to a Virginia physician who is under attack from "Islamophobes who seek to demonize and marginalize the mainstream Muslim community and its leaders." Dr. Esam Omeish, national leader of the Muslim American Society (MAS), was forced to resign from a Virginia immigration commission yesterday after being subjected to what he called a "smear campaign" by anti-Islam bloggers and Muslim-bashers ...