RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Kentucky House Passes Ten Commandments Bill (RNS) The Kentucky House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday (March 29) that would allow schools to post the Ten Commandments in classrooms and calls for teachers to teach about the influence of Christianity on the country, the Associated Press reported. The bill, […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Kentucky House Passes Ten Commandments Bill (RNS) The Kentucky House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday (March 29) that would allow schools to post the Ten Commandments in classrooms and calls for teachers to teach about the influence of Christianity on the country, the Associated Press reported. The bill, […]

NEWS STORY: Sexuality Issue Confronts Four Major Denominations

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Sarah Kreutziger is swamped with reading these days, apart from the literature that goes with her job as an assistant professor in the Tulane University School of Social Work in New Orleans. A delegate to the United Methodist Church’s General Conference meeting in Cleveland in May, she is awash […]

NEWS STORY: Sexuality Issue Confronts Four Major Denominations

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Sarah Kreutziger is swamped with reading these days, apart from the literature that goes with her job as an assistant professor in the Tulane University School of Social Work in New Orleans. A delegate to the United Methodist Church’s General Conference meeting in Cleveland in May, she is awash […]

NEWS STORY: House Speaker Appoints Catholic Priest as Chaplain

c. 2000 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., appointed a Catholic priest from Chicago as the new House chaplain Thursday (March 23), simultaneously making House history and attempting to end a months-long controversy on Capitol Hill. The Rev. Daniel Coughlin, vicar for priests of the Chicago archdiocese, was sworn in on […]

NEWS STORY: House Speaker Appoints Catholic Priest as Chaplain

c. 2000 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., appointed a Catholic priest from Chicago as the new House chaplain Thursday (March 23), simultaneously making House history and attempting to end a months-long controversy on Capitol Hill. The Rev. Daniel Coughlin, vicar for priests of the Chicago archdiocese, was sworn in on […]

NEWS STORY: Pope Deplores the “Torment’’ of the Palestinians

c. 2000 Religion News Service BETHLEHEM, WesT Bank _ Pope John Paul II, carrying his Holy Land pilgrimage to the Autonomous Palestinian Territories on Wednesday (March 22), celebrated Mass in Bethlehem, the place where Christians believe Jesus was born 2,000 years ago, and deplored the present day “torment” of the Palestinian people. “Peace for the […]