Monthly archives for April, 2007

Study Says Hispanics Alter U.S. Catholicism

A study conducted by the Pew Hispanic Center and the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, found that half of Hispanic Catholics practice a “distinctive form” of charismatic Catholicism that includes speaking in tongues, miraculous healings and prophesying — practices more often associated with Pentecostalism.  For more information click unto: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/26/us/26hispanic.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

Latino Leadership Circle to Host “Dying to Live”

The Latino Leadership Circle is hosting a series of relevant movies that will encourage discussion and reflection. Movies will follow group discussion on topics presented in the film. Our first in the film series is "Dying to Live". "Dying to Live" is a profound look at the human face of the immigrant. It explores who…

ACTS Thank You Video

This was a small thank you video put together by Joseph Martinez and the ACTS participants.  Devo, thanks for going with your vision and making this happen dude.  You’re an inspiration! Trin aka Belinda, Luis, and everyone else who contributed, you guys are the best. Palante! Siempre palante!

The Leader’s Ultimate Responsibilty

"The ultimate responsibility of a leader is to facilitate other people’s development as well as his own."                                                                                                              …

Latinos Attack PBS for WWII Series

A PBS Documentary film on World War II raises the ire of Latinos for its omission of any Latinos.  For more information click onto: http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1607980,00.html

Time Magizine Cover Story “Why We Should Teach the Bible in Public Schools”

This week’s TIME Magazine cover story, "Why We Should Teach the Bible in Public School," argues that academic study of the Bible in public schools is important and needed. Senior religion reporter David Van Biema writes, "Should the Holy Book be on the public-school menu? Yes. It’s the bedrock of Western culture. And it’s constitutional—as…

PBS to air the Film “Jonestown,” the story about Jim Jones on April 9th

View the story about Jim Jones.  Hailed as "surreal and heartbreaking" (The Village Voice) and "chilling" (San Francisco Chronicle), this film reveals the true, tragic story behind enigmatic preacher Jim Jones and the largest mass murder-suicide in history. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/jonestown/index.html

Lost Speeches from Martin Luther King, Jr. Found

Apparently someone has found speeches and documents from Martin Luther King, Jr. that were not identified before.  For more information click onto: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070403/ap_en_ot/king_papers

Pentecostalism: PBS to air Special on Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson

PBS to air special on Aimee Semple McPherson Tonight on most PBS stations (check local listings): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/sister/index.html