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January 2007 Archives

“God weeps,” Archbishop Tutu told participants in the ecumenical gathering near the conclusion of the World Social Forum in Nairobi, “and says, ‘Who will help me so we can have a different kind of world, one in which the rich […]

A Sojourners/Call to Renewal contingent joined the thousands at Saturday’s peace rally on the National Mall. On March 16, in observance of the fourth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, we’re also helping to organize a worship service at the […]

The latest news on Iraq-protests, immigration, African Union- Sudan, Iraq-Congress, new analysis on Iraq-Iran, another presidential candidate, political internet, the Gulf Coast, Churches and elections, Climate change-Davos, Drinian passing, and a select Op-Ed. Sign up to receive our daily news […]

The Lord is king! Let the earth rejoice; let the many coastlands be glad! Clouds and thick darkness are all around him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne. – Psalms 97:1-2 + Sign up to receive our […]

[T]his is the crime of which I assuse my country and my countrymen, and for which neither I nor time nor history will ever forgive them, that they have destroyed and are destroying hundreds of thousands of lives and do […]

DAVOS, Switzerland – Only since Sept. 11 has the World Economic Forum invited religious leaders to its annual meeting. At first, the Forum leaders were most concerned with religious conflict as a destabilizing force in the world, in light of […]

Alexandra Pelosi’s new HBO documentary, Friends of God, is a notable attempt of a confessed “blue state” filmmaker (Pelosi was born in San Francisco and now lives in New York City) to understand evangelical religion. She frames the story as […]

The “Mississippi Freedom Summer” in 1964 was one of the most significant nonviolent campaigns in history, conducted in the face of incredible hatred and violence. Under the direction of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, hundreds of young volunteers – men […]

The latest news on Iraq, health insurance, Iran, Darfur, Harold Ford-DLC, Israel-Palestine, Lebanon, Libby trial, and select op-eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Iraq-in the streets. Antiwar protesters target Congress– “When […]

May all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who love your salvation say continually, “Great is the Lord!” As for me, I am poor and needy, but the Lord takes thought for me. You are […]

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