Billitteri named RNS managing editor

c. 1996 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS)-Thomas J. Billitteri, news editor at Religion News Service since 1994, has been promoted to managing editor, RNS Editor Joan Connell announced today. In addition to directing the daily news operation at RNS, Billitteri will assume budget responsibilities and other managerial duties. “There is a quickening of interest in […]

Denominational Report

c. 1995 Religion News Service (Following is a collection of news stories compiled from RNS staff, wire and denominational reports). Lutherans remain baffled by sexual issues (RNS)-Leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, unable to create a consensus policy statement on contentious sexual issues, will instead draft a”message”on the topic. Such a message, said […]

COMMENTARY: The fight against crime should start with moral training

c. 1996 Religion News Service (Charles W. Colson, former special counsel to Richard Nixon, served a prison term for his role in the Watergate scandal. He now heads Prison Fellowship International, an evangelical Christian ministry to the imprisoned and their families. Contact Colson via e-mail: 71421,1551 at (RNS)-The bad news is that the forces […]