Year: 2017

At Vatican summit, Nobel winners say religions are key to nuclear disarmament

Inés San Martín CRUX At a major Vatican summit, several Nobel Peace Prize winners who were participants, said they see a major role for faith-based groups in pursuing the cause of a nuclear weapon-free world, including drawing on their capacities to mobilize people and public opinion and also laying out […]

Pacific Union Officials Decline Inclusion in SDA Yearbook; Stand in Solidarity with President Sandra Roberts

Alisa Williams Spectrum Magazine The Pacific Union Conference’s President’s Council has voted not to submit their names for inclusion in the SDA Yearbook as a demonstration of solidarity with Sandra Roberts, president of the Southeastern California Conference (SECC), whose name has been left out of the Yearbook since her election […]

Eco-Friendly Jewish Summer Camp to Be Held on Campus of Rio Lindo Adventist Academy

Adventist Today An eco-friendly summer camp for Jewish children will be held on the campus of Rio Lindo Adventist Academy as of this coming summer. Jewish news source jweekly.com reported that Eden Village West is an extension of what started as Eden Village Camp in Putnam Valley, New York. Branded as […]

Andrews University Approves Creation of Official LGBT Student Support Group

Alisa Williams Spectrum Magazine The Andrews University Board of Trustees, which met on campus in October, has approved the creation of an official LGBT+ student support group. The statement regarding the university’s commitment to providing this group appeared in the October 26 edition of the campus newspaper, Student Movement, and follows […]

National Day of Prayer to Focus on Ephesians 4:3

Kairos Company Charisma News The National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 3, 2018, will focus on prayer for unity in America, announced Dr. Ronnie Floyd, the organization’s president. In a leadership summit with regional coordinators and leaders of the prayer movement, Dr. Floyd announced the theme for next year’s National […]

Pope Francis meets ‘The Elders’ to discuss global concerns

Vatican Radio Pope Francis had a private meeting at Santa Marta on Monday afternoon with members of The Elders, an independent group of global leaders working for peace and human rights around the world. The Elders was established 10 years ago by former South African President Nelson Mandela and is currently marking the group’s 10th anniversary with […]