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c. 2000 Religion News Service Vatican, Helped by Strong Dollar, Reports $5 Million Surplus (RNS) Helped by a strong dollar and contributions from Roman Catholic dioceses worldwide, the Holy See finished 1999 with a surplus of more than $5 million despite heavy spending for the Jubilee Holy Year 2000, the Vatican reported Friday (June 23). […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Vatican, Helped by Strong Dollar, Reports $5 Million Surplus (RNS) Helped by a strong dollar and contributions from Roman Catholic dioceses worldwide, the Holy See finished 1999 with a surplus of more than $5 million despite heavy spending for the Jubilee Holy Year 2000, the Vatican reported Friday (June 23). […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Baptist Radio Program to Air Controversial Falwell Interview (RNS) The host of a Southern Baptist agency’s radio program says a recent interview with the Rev. Jerry Falwell that includes comments about the upcoming presidential election will be aired despite concerns voiced by a group advocating church-state separation. Richard Land, president […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Baptist Radio Program to Air Controversial Falwell Interview (RNS) The host of a Southern Baptist agency’s radio program says a recent interview with the Rev. Jerry Falwell that includes comments about the upcoming presidential election will be aired despite concerns voiced by a group advocating church-state separation. Richard Land, president […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Dalai Lama Asks for U.S. Help in Talks With China (RNS) The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, said Tuesday (June 20) he is willing to discuss the future of Tibet with Chinese leaders and wants the U.S. Congress to help create a dialogue. The Dalai Lama […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Dalai Lama Asks for U.S. Help in Talks With China (RNS) The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, said Tuesday (June 20) he is willing to discuss the future of Tibet with Chinese leaders and wants the U.S. Congress to help create a dialogue. The Dalai Lama […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Graham Hospitalized, Treated for Brain Fluid Buildup (RNS) Evangelist Billy Graham has been hospitalized at the Mayo Clinic and is being treated to relieve a buildup of fluid around his brain. Graham, 81, entered the hospital in Rochester, Minn., “at least a week” ago, his spokesman A. Larry Ross said […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Graham Hospitalized, Treated for Brain Fluid Buildup (RNS) Evangelist Billy Graham has been hospitalized at the Mayo Clinic and is being treated to relieve a buildup of fluid around his brain. Graham, 81, entered the hospital in Rochester, Minn., “at least a week” ago, his spokesman A. Larry Ross said […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Canadian Government Mulls Aid to Churches in Sex Abuse Suits (RNS) Canada’s three largest Christian denominations are welcoming reports that the federal government may help them pay the rocketing costs of more than 6,000 native Indian lawsuits alleging abuse at federally funded, church-run residential schools. Catholic, United and Anglican church […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Canadian Government Mulls Aid to Churches in Sex Abuse Suits (RNS) Canada’s three largest Christian denominations are welcoming reports that the federal government may help them pay the rocketing costs of more than 6,000 native Indian lawsuits alleging abuse at federally funded, church-run residential schools. Catholic, United and Anglican church […]