On a national weekend of prayer, congregations lifted up people struggling with mental health issues, mental health professionals, faith leaders, and those seeking help.
Jenson was also active in ecumenical dialogues.
Rebecca Samuel Dali was recognized especially for her efforts to reintegrate women and their children who had been held captive by militants.
Terry Rombot has faced religious persecution in his home country.
Yisrael Kristal, an Orthodox Jew, celebrated his bar mitzvah in Israel last October, 100 years late.
A. R. Bernard, lead pastor of a 33,000-member church in Brooklyn, New York, cited "conflict in values" with the administration.
Luis Rafael Zarama's appointment by Pope Francis is another indication of the growth in the number of Hispanic Catholics—especially in the South.
The pastor had taken dozens of mission trips to the nation since 1997—until he was accused of undermining the government.
Ehsan Rehan, 26, now lives in Washington, D.C., meeting with U.S. policymakers and international visitors.
Younan received the honor for his work toward interreligious dialogue in Jerusalem and around the world.
Joel Hunter broke with many of his peers in moving beyond hot-button topics.
Sandy Boyce's talk, “Visions for the Future,” encouraged following the example of the pastor who founded the modern deaconess movement.
Patriarch Antonios, who is 90 and has diabetes, has been denied medical care.
Lawrence Ware's tipping point was a recent debate over a resolution to disavow white supremacy.
Teresa Hord Owens, a descendant of one of Indiana’s oldest free black settlements, is general minister and president.