NEWS FEATURE: Call to Renewal Unites Diverse Groups to Fight Poverty

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) At the height of the longest economic boom in the nation’s history, there are 34.5 million people living below the official poverty line _ $16,660 for a family of four. The seeming contradiction of poverty amid prosperity has propelled the Call to Renewal, a 5-year-old alliance including liberal Protestants, […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Falwell Differs With Robertson On Death Penalty Moratorium (RNS) The Rev. Jerry Falwell said he is at odds with religious broadcaster Pat Robertson and does not support Robertson’s recent call for a moratorium on the death penalty. Falwell says the appeals process for prisoners needs to move more quickly, the […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Falwell Differs With Robertson On Death Penalty Moratorium (RNS) The Rev. Jerry Falwell said he is at odds with religious broadcaster Pat Robertson and does not support Robertson’s recent call for a moratorium on the death penalty. Falwell says the appeals process for prisoners needs to move more quickly, the […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Graham Honored With Ronald Reagan Freedom Award (RNS) Evangelist Billy Graham has been honored by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation for his contributions to freedom. Former first lady Nancy Reagan presented Graham with the Ronald Reagan Freedom Award at a dinner Wednesday (April 5) in Beverly Hills, Calif. “As one […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Graham Honored With Ronald Reagan Freedom Award (RNS) Evangelist Billy Graham has been honored by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation for his contributions to freedom. Former first lady Nancy Reagan presented Graham with the Ronald Reagan Freedom Award at a dinner Wednesday (April 5) in Beverly Hills, Calif. “As one […]

COMMENTARY: Catholics Should Make Jubilee Pilgrimage Back to Vatican I

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’s Press.) (UNDATED) In this Jubilee year, Catholics can make pilgrimages without going very far from home. They gain […]

COMMENTARY: Catholics Should Make Jubilee Pilgrimage Back to Vatican I

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’s Press.) (UNDATED) In this Jubilee year, Catholics can make pilgrimages without going very far from home. They gain […]