June 14, 2016
- B’nai B’rith International welcomes the election of Israel to the position of chair of the United Nations General Assembly’s Sixth Committee. This is the first time that the Jewish state will chair a permanent committee of the General Assembly. The committee manages matters relevant to international law and terrorism. The committee will be led by U.N. Ambassador Danny Danon, who was elected on June 13.
June 3, 2016
May 25, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] A cross made from wood taken from a boat used by refugees crossing the Mediterranean as they sought sanctuary in Europe is to grace the altar of the Anglican Centre in Rome. The cross was made by artist Franco Tuccio on the Italian island of Lampedusa and resembles a pastoral staff given by the artist to Pope Francis when he visited the island two years ago.
The cross was presented to Archbishop David Moxon, director of the Anglican...
May 17, 2016
May 14, 2016
- NEW YORK — The Baha'i International Community has marked the 8th year anniversary of the unjust imprisonment of the seven former Baha'i leaders in Iran with a global campaign to call for their immediate release. The campaign theme "Enough! Release the Baha'i Seven" calls to attention the plight of these seven individuals, and, beyond them, the plight of Iran's Baha'is who have faced...