RNS Daily Digest

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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COMMENTARY: The Real Millennial Challenge

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Judith Plaskow is professor of religious studies at Manhattan College and a Jewish feminist theologian.) UNDATED _ Now that the millennial moment has passed without the massive disruptions of public services predicted and feared by many, it is time to turn to the real breakdown confronting U.S. society: the breakdown […]

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COMMENTARY: The Real Millennial Challenge

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Judith Plaskow is professor of religious studies at Manhattan College and a Jewish feminist theologian.) UNDATED _ Now that the millennial moment has passed without the massive disruptions of public services predicted and feared by many, it is time to turn to the real breakdown confronting U.S. society: the breakdown […]

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COMMENTARY: The Latest Miserable Trend

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Dale Hanson Bourke is publisher of RNS.) UNDATED _ Just remember, you heard it here first. When you and your friends are chatting about how pink is”out”and green is”in,”when you are talking about being tired of Jennifer Lopez and platform shoes, when everyone is trying to prove how”with it”they are, […]

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COMMENTARY: The Latest Miserable Trend

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Dale Hanson Bourke is publisher of RNS.) UNDATED _ Just remember, you heard it here first. When you and your friends are chatting about how pink is”out”and green is”in,”when you are talking about being tired of Jennifer Lopez and platform shoes, when everyone is trying to prove how”with it”they are, […]

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RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Episcopal Church pulls out of convention hotel over racial claims (RNS) The Episcopal Church will pay a $1.2 million penalty and break a contract with Denver’s Adam’s Mark Hotel because the hotel chain has been sued for racial discrimination. The denomination had planned to use more than 1,000 rooms and […]

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RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Episcopal Church pulls out of convention hotel over racial claims (RNS) The Episcopal Church will pay a $1.2 million penalty and break a contract with Denver’s Adam’s Mark Hotel because the hotel chain has been sued for racial discrimination. The denomination had planned to use more than 1,000 rooms and […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Author Wants to Rescue `America’s Most Dangerous Negro’

c. 2000 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Michael Eric Dyson is on a rescue mission, a mission to deliver Martin Luther King Jr. from his holiday, his halo and the hollow hero worship of a nation that has forgotten how much better it likes him dead than alive. King, Dyson argues in his new book, […]

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COMMENTARY: Off the Rocker

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Eugene Kennedy, a longtime observer of the Roman Catholic Church, is professor emeritus of psychology at Loyola University in Chicago and author most recently of”My Brother Joseph, published by St. Martin Press.) UNDATED _ Nothing brings out the brave moralist in American observers as much as a safe and vulnerable […]

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COMMENTARY: Off the Rocker

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Eugene Kennedy, a longtime observer of the Roman Catholic Church, is professor emeritus of psychology at Loyola University in Chicago and author most recently of”My Brother Joseph, published by St. Martin Press.) UNDATED _ Nothing brings out the brave moralist in American observers as much as a safe and vulnerable […]

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