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c. 2000 Religion News Service “Souper Bowl of Caring” Organizers Continue to Help Hungry (RNS) Organizers of “Souper Bowl of Caring,” a grassroots effort to enhance care for the hungry on Super Bowl Sunday, hope more than 15,000 congregations will participate in the initiative this year. The National Football League championship game is on Sunday […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service “Souper Bowl of Caring” Organizers Continue to Help Hungry (RNS) Organizers of “Souper Bowl of Caring,” a grassroots effort to enhance care for the hungry on Super Bowl Sunday, hope more than 15,000 congregations will participate in the initiative this year. The National Football League championship game is on Sunday […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Canadian artist gives venerable liqueur logo a spiritual face-lift

c. 2000 Religion News Service VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ An eclectic Vancouver artist known as Padam has won $10,000 by creating a distinctly spiritual new face for Benedictine, the famous 500-year-old French liqueur. Padam’s multiple images of the hooded head of St. Benedict, the founder of the religious order after whom the liqueur is named, […]

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NEWS STORY: More Layoffs, Office Closings for Promise Keepers

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Two years after Promise Keepers was forced to lay off much of its staff before a bailout allowed it to recall them, the men’s evangelical organization is restructuring again. The latest changes will result in the net elimination of about 30 positions from field offices and the ministry’s Denver […]

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NEWS STORY: More Layoffs, Office Closings for Promise Keepers

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Two years after Promise Keepers was forced to lay off much of its staff before a bailout allowed it to recall them, the men’s evangelical organization is restructuring again. The latest changes will result in the net elimination of about 30 positions from field offices and the ministry’s Denver […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Falwell Sues White House, FBI (RNS) In a lawsuit filed last week against the White House and the FBI, religious broadcaster Jerry Falwell claims he was denied access to information about him contained in a”secret”Justice Department database about religious and antiabortion leaders. In the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Falwell Sues White House, FBI (RNS) In a lawsuit filed last week against the White House and the FBI, religious broadcaster Jerry Falwell claims he was denied access to information about him contained in a”secret”Justice Department database about religious and antiabortion leaders. In the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court […]

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COMMENTARY: Mega-Mergers and Greed

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Andrew M. Greeley is a Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and a sociologist at the University of Chicago National Opinion Research Center. Check out his home page at http://www.agreeley.com or contact him via e-mail at agreel(at)aol.com.) UNDATED _ In media exultation of the AOL/Time-Warner mega-merger, almost no one said such […]

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COMMENTARY: Mega-Mergers and Greed

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Andrew M. Greeley is a Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and a sociologist at the University of Chicago National Opinion Research Center. Check out his home page at http://www.agreeley.com or contact him via e-mail at agreel(at)aol.com.) UNDATED _ In media exultation of the AOL/Time-Warner mega-merger, almost no one said such […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Elian’s Grandmothers Plead Boy’s Case on U.S. Soil (RNS) The grandmothers of Elian Gonzalez, the Cuban boy caught in a custody battle between U.S. and Cuban relatives, arrived in New York Friday (Jan. 21) accompanied by a delegation from the National Council of Churches. They plan to encourage his return […]

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