RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Catholics Give $31 Million Toward Religious Order Retirement Fund (RNS) U.S. Catholics are slowly chipping away at the massive retirement costs facing aging nuns, brothers and priests after churches collected $31.4 million for a retirement fund last year, the largest amount ever collected to pay for health care, housing and […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Catholics Give $31 Million Toward Religious Order Retirement Fund (RNS) U.S. Catholics are slowly chipping away at the massive retirement costs facing aging nuns, brothers and priests after churches collected $31.4 million for a retirement fund last year, the largest amount ever collected to pay for health care, housing and […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Methodists Begin Pivotal Votes on Homosexuality (RNS) Having voted decisively not to make opposition to homosexuality a litmus test for clergy, the United Methodist Church still appears likely to retain its position that homosexuality is “incompatible with Christian teaching” and to uphold its ban on same-sex unions. The church _ […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Methodists Begin Pivotal Votes on Homosexuality (RNS) Having voted decisively not to make opposition to homosexuality a litmus test for clergy, the United Methodist Church still appears likely to retain its position that homosexuality is “incompatible with Christian teaching” and to uphold its ban on same-sex unions. The church _ […]