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What the NFL Doesn’t Want You to Think About
Originally Posted: 05/09/2014 - 9:22am | Type: Blog

“Redskins.” The name of Washington, D.C.’s football team is a racial slur, a racist epithet. The U.S. trademark office agrees; so does the dictionary. “Redskins.” The name of Was ...

Pastors Gather, Asking God to Resurrect Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 05/05/2014 - 2:44pm | Type: Blog

When more than 250 pastors descended upon Washington, D.C., the event made one message abundantly clear: if immigration reform is going to happen, God is going to be the one who is going to get it done. ...

The Passion of Relisha Rudd
Originally Posted: 05/02/2014 - 5:35pm | Type: Blog

The first ominous sign that the Relisha Rudd case was slipping from the local Washington, D.C. imagination was when the police alert signs posted on the roads into the city had their messages changed, or were ...

Four Questions for Tyrone Parker
Originally Posted: 11/12/2014 - 12:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rebecca Kraybill Tyrone Parker works with urban youth and families in the nation's capital. Bio: Tyr ...

Bishop Gene Robinson Sets Sights on D.C. as Retirement Looms
Originally Posted: 11/26/2012 - 3:53pm | Type: Blog

CONCORD, N.H. -- When V. Gene Robinson became the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church in 2003, his controversial election triggered shock waves and fears of schism across the worldwide Anglican Com ...

Bible Museum Closes $50 million Deal for D.C. Location
Originally Posted: 07/30/2012 - 7:20am | Type: Blog

Planners of a Bible museum in Washington, D.C., closed a $50 million deal late last week on a building two blocks from the National Mall. Planners of a Bible museum in Washing ...

Follow the Golden Calf: Washington, D.C.
Originally Posted: 12/16/2011 - 12:35pm | Type: Blog

Members of Catholics United, along with faith leaders and residents of Occupy DC, marched with the Golden Calf from McPherson Square to the Capitol on Thursday to deliver a petition in support of a bill that ...

Noon Today: Join a Human Circle of Protection Near You!
Originally Posted: 11/16/2011 - 10:28am | Type: Blog

On Nov. 16, 2011, at 12 p.m. (Eastern, Central, Mountain, and Pacific time zones) faith leaders, parishioners, advocates, community lead-ers, and their constituents will come together to join hands and create human circles around agencies and programs a ...