October 11, 2010
World Religion News

Headlines From Religion News Service

Pope, in Sicily, Denounces Mafia

He urged citizens to persevere in their struggle against organized crime.

Buddhist Bhutan Bans Clergy From Voting in Elections

About 75 percent of Bhutanese are Buddhist.

Mormon President Says Church Needs More Missionaries

The missionary force has shrunk by 10,000 since the mid-1900s.

Judge Rejects Suit Against Religious Language at U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

The suit was initiated by the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

This Week's Special Features

Wilson Exhorts Seventh-day Adventists: "Remember Your Name"

Focus on revival, reformation and proclamation, GC President says.  

Why Aren't 'Emerging Adults' Emerging as Adults?"

A commentary by Albert Mohler.

Allegheny East Conference Opens New Office Building

The structure holds 40 offices, an auditorium, and exercise facilities.

R&H Announces Major Reorganization, Staff Cuts

Officials project a $2.4 million loss this year.

Selling Ourselves Out

What do truly wise consumers know?

2010 Week of Prayer Readings

This year's theme is "People of  Hope." In support of the Week of Prayer, the Adventist Review is giving unrestricted access for this special issue until December 1. We've provided all the readings for the week, including the children's stories. We trust that this material will be a blessing for you.

The Devil's Cheerleaders

Are gossipers doing the devil's work?

Tithing: What's In It for Me?

What is the relationship between stewardship and discipleship?

Why Did This Happen to Me?

What to say--and what not to say--when someone asks this question.


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