CASABLANCA (Reuters) Girls as young as eight are forced to go to camps where they are shown how to please a man in bed in order to prepare them for married life, activists said at an international conference on ending child marriage.
Articles tagged “World Vision”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Harvard political scientist Robert Putnam says churches are “entirely focused” on abortion and same-sex marriage. The numbers tell a different story.
(RNS) Africa’s newest nation descended into chaos in December 2013 after a dispute in the ruling party, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement.
BOSTON (RNS) The shift in this year’s Q conference reflects the reality that conversations about human sexality do not occur in echo chambers of monologue, isolated from those who disagree.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Faith and foreign aid make a complex, controversial mix. Yet leaders of faith-based nonprofits say the two can’t be separated.
(RNS) A new study confirms what many have long suspected — that many evangelical institutions lag far behind the general marketplace in leadership roles for women.
(RNS) The $1 billion relief agency has struggled since an earlier about-face on same-sex marriage, but recent moves signal a shift toward shoring up its evangelical base.
(RNS) World Vision’s reversal raised a stark question: Can you be an evangelical and support same-sex marriage?
(RNS) “We were trying to find some kind of solution to a divisive issue that would create some space of togetherness around differences within the church. Our regret is that we caused more division instead of finding a place of more unity.”