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March 28, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] The Dalai Lama, already a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is the recipient of the 2012 Templeton Prize, often called the most prestigious award in religion. The announcement, made on 29 March by the John...

October 8, 2011

One of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winners, Leymah Gbowee, a Liberian activist who helped bring her country out of a brutal civil war, said on Oct. 7 that the best way to achieve global peace is to start in local communities. "It is time...

June 14, 2011

Religious leaders and representatives of faith-based organizations are giving generally high marks to a United Nations AIDS meeting that set new targets to combat the continued spread of HIV/AIDS. At the June 8-10 meeting at the U.N. in...

November 29, 2007

A Baghdad-based Anglican priest, in an interview with a U.S. news network, has declared that Christians are considerably worse off now than they were during the regime of the late Saddam Hussein, Iraq's former dictator. "There's no...

May 24, 2007

A group of Nobel prize winners, including Peace Prize Laureates Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama, have called for new elections in Nigeria, saying the country's recent poll was not free and fair and fell far short of acceptable...

April 9, 2003

(ENI) While American-led coalition forces continue their progress in the Iraq war, the reaction in parts of the Arab world point to a continuing problem of perceptions over the underlying purposes of the war. An unflattering cartoon of US...

April 8, 2003

While American-led coalition forces continue their progress in the Iraq war, the reaction in parts of the Arab world point to a continuing problem of perceptions over the underlying purposes of the war. An unflattering cartoon of US...

January 27, 1999

Bishop Jeff Terry's long, anxious wait is happily over. Following two years of uncertainty while awaiting a new heart, Terry successfully underwent heart transplant surgery January 7 at the Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane,...

November 19, 1998

Days after setting up his computer at his bedside and tacking posters to his hospital room wall, Bishop Jeff Terry, who heads the Diocese of Spokane, Washington, contemplated the road ahead. It has been nearly two years since he was...