February 15, 2010
World Religion News

Headlines from Religion News Service


Vatican Calls for 'Ecumenical Catechism'

New document would promote common beliefs of Catholics and major Protestant churches.

Charities Push Back on Plan to Limit Tax Deductions

A proposed limitation is included in the 2011 budget.

Pastors Challenge Hate-crimes Law

The law was expanded last year to include sexual orientation.

No Consensus For Obama Advisors on Tricky Church-state Issues

The council wants churches to form corporations for federally-funded social services.


Special Notice

The Adventist Review staff apologizes for the editorial mistake of inadvertently
pairing two unrelated headlines in our last editon. We regret the error.

This Week's Special Features

Update From Haiti

Earthquake survivors pick up the pieces, minister to others.

Claiming the Promise

Celebrating the historic contributions of Adventist and other Christians with an African-American heritage

Why, God, Why?

There is a time for everything—even for complaining to God.

Why are so Many Women Unhappy?

An insightful look at a delicate topic from Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Seminary

What Lies Ahead

When we pray for God's leading what happens? Amazing stuff.

Slaying Your Golden Calf

What personal golden calves do you have?

They Love Jesus; They Don't Love the Church

Can you have one without the other?

Sifting Through the Past

At a 1919 Bible conference, church leaders grappled with issues of biblical and prophetic interpretation.

I Gave God My Broken Heart

A mother has to stand by as her daughter fights for her life.


Into the Mission Field

Produced by Maranatha Volunteers International, based in Sacramento, California, this weekly 30-minute telecast features stories from around the world. Host Dick Duerksen introduces viewers to communities that have been changed, and shares personal testimonies from volunteers who have been touched by Maranatha. Click on the link above to learn more.

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ADRA Emergency Response

ADRA is staging relief operations at Haiti Adventist University, where up to 30,000 survivors have temporary shelter. ADRA is distributing food supplies, medical assistance, clean water, emergency nonfood items; and building latrines to improve sanitation. To learn more about their ongoing response to the earthquake in Haiti, visit the ADRA Web site.

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