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2011-09-07 13:38:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, through a new free website created to become the "preferred social networking site for Christians," we can honor the victims of 9/11 by pledging prayers for those we lost and for their families. The launch of the website, called Circle of Prayers (circleofprayers.com), coincides with the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which our nation will solemnly mark this Sunday. But beyond 9/11, circleofprayers.com enables...

2011-09-07 08:52:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2011, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), said today the organization has heard from more than 35,000 Americans who are urging New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to reverse his decision banning prayer and religious leaders from participating in the 10th anniversary remembrance at Ground Zero. "The decision by the Mayor to prohibit prayer at this most solemn occasion is offensive to millions of...

2011-09-02 07:00:00

A beneficial read that introduces readers to a new system of improving oneâs health by incorporating prayer with oneâs breathing, movement, and music called Sign Chi Do Chandler, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 Many people are disconnected from themselves, from others, from their environment, and even from God. They donât seem to know how to connect their heads with their hearts, their words with their actions, or their minds with their bodies. When...

2011-08-12 12:20:03

Survey identifies health behaviors, challenges shared by Muslim community The perceived role of God in illness and recovery is a primary influence upon the health care beliefs and behaviors of American Muslims, a first-of-its-kind study has discovered. Outreach and education efforts by the health care community can help address Muslim concerns and improve health care quality in this rapidly growing population, the report recommends. The traditional Ramadan fasting occurring this month is but...

2011-06-16 22:00:00

BRISBANE, Australia, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8th International Christian Medical Conference was held in Brisbane, Australia, during June 11-12 and was attended by 220 doctors from 27 countries. The Conference, with the theme 'Spirituality and Medicine,' was hosted by the World Christian Doctors Network (WCDN). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110616/NY21782 ) In the opening message, Rev. Dr. Jaerock Lee, WCDN Founder and Board Chairman, called upon Christian medical...

2011-05-28 22:08:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Early on Saturday morning, May 21, 2011, Donald Michael Black "The Bean" was thrown from his moving vehicle when he lost control driving in Orlando, Florida. The accident caused serious brain trauma and "The Bean" has been in a coma since. His mother, father, step-father, brother and girlfriend have been at his bedside at Orlando Regional Medical Center as much as the hospital personnel allow and they are praying and waiting for him to awaken...

2011-05-23 15:04:48

No correlation found between prayer for health and lack of health insurance Praying about health issues dramatically increased among American adults over the past three decades, rising 36 percent between 1999 and 2007, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. Researchers analyzed data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 1999, 2002 and 2007 National Health Interview Surveys for an article in the May issue of the APA journal Psychology of...

2011-05-02 06:37:17

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Being religious does not protect people from high blood pressure, according to a new study. In an effort to examine the relationship between religious activities and blood pressure in community-dwelling older adults, a Loyola University Health System study evaluated whether religious activity helps protect against high blood pressure. A survey of 200 residents of Maywood, Illinois determined there was no statistically substantial relationship between the majority of...

2011-04-12 12:00:00

DETROIT, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At least 20,000 followers of Jesus are expected to gather together in downtown Detroit as part of a massive Detroit Prayer Walk on Saturday, April 16 starting at 8:30 a.m. at Comerica Park. Over 500 area Christian church and para church organizations from a range of city and suburban locations have committed to participate in order to pray for millions in Detroit and the region. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to volunteer for...

2011-03-19 00:00:27

The Episcopal Divinity School has announced a special week of prayer for Japan and those working to avert nuclear disaster starting today (March 18). Cambridge, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 18, 2011 The Episcopal Divinity School has announced a special week of prayer for Japan and those working to avert nuclear disaster starting today (March 18). The Very Reverend Katherine Hancock Ragsdale, President and Dean, said, "We also call on governments and corporations across the world to intensify...