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c. 2000 Religion News Service Church World Service To Be Financially Independent of NCC (RNS) The humanitarian outreach arm of the National Council of Churches will now balance its own books as the financially troubled ecumenical body begins to reassess its mission and possible death and rebirth as a different organization. Church World Service and […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Church World Service To Be Financially Independent of NCC (RNS) The humanitarian outreach arm of the National Council of Churches will now balance its own books as the financially troubled ecumenical body begins to reassess its mission and possible death and rebirth as a different organization. Church World Service and […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Former Southern Baptist President Announces His Divorce Eds: Gearl is cq in the 8th graf) (RNS) Former Southern Baptist Convention president Charles Stanley has announced he and his wife have divorced. Stanley, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Atlanta, and his wife, Anna, had been separated for almost […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Former Southern Baptist President Announces His Divorce Eds: Gearl is cq in the 8th graf) (RNS) Former Southern Baptist Convention president Charles Stanley has announced he and his wife have divorced. Stanley, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Atlanta, and his wife, Anna, had been separated for almost […]

COMMENTARY: The Short, Happy Life of Rudolph Giuliani

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Dale Hanson Bourke is the mother of two sons and author of “Everyday Miracles.”) (UNDATED) He could have been a contender. Instead, he turned contemplative. And in doing so, Rudolph Giuliani, the brash mayor of New York, stunned more people than had any of his harsh rhetoric in the past. […]

COMMENTARY: The Short, Happy Life of Rudolph Giuliani

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Dale Hanson Bourke is the mother of two sons and author of “Everyday Miracles.”) (UNDATED) He could have been a contender. Instead, he turned contemplative. And in doing so, Rudolph Giuliani, the brash mayor of New York, stunned more people than had any of his harsh rhetoric in the past. […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service School-Prayer Proponents Rally in Washington (RNS) Proponents of increased prayer rights in public schools rallied in Washington over the weekend (May 20-21), saying approval of their cause would reduce school violence. “Legislation and politicians are not where the answers lie _ the answer lies in prayer and our youth,” said […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service School-Prayer Proponents Rally in Washington (RNS) Proponents of increased prayer rights in public schools rallied in Washington over the weekend (May 20-21), saying approval of their cause would reduce school violence. “Legislation and politicians are not where the answers lie _ the answer lies in prayer and our youth,” said […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Prince Charles Warns of Lost `Sacred Trust’ (RNS) Britain’s Prince Charles on Wednesday (May 17) warned that a growing reliance on reason and science threatens to rupture “the sacred trust between mankind and our Creator.” The heir to the British throne has long been a supporter of the environment and […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Prince Charles Warns of Lost `Sacred Trust’ (RNS) Britain’s Prince Charles on Wednesday (May 17) warned that a growing reliance on reason and science threatens to rupture “the sacred trust between mankind and our Creator.” The heir to the British throne has long been a supporter of the environment and […]