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c. 2000 Religion News Service UCC Sets Up Scholarship Fund for Gay, Lesbian Seminarians (RNS) The United Church of Christ on Friday (June 16) announced a new scholarship fund specifically for gays and lesbians who want to enter the ministry, the first time a Christian denomination has actively promoted and financially supported the ordination of […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service UCC Sets Up Scholarship Fund for Gay, Lesbian Seminarians (RNS) The United Church of Christ on Friday (June 16) announced a new scholarship fund specifically for gays and lesbians who want to enter the ministry, the first time a Christian denomination has actively promoted and financially supported the ordination of […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Gore’s Invite to Catholic Hospital Revoked by Local Bishop (RNS) The Roman Catholic bishop of Scranton, Pa., revoked an invitation to Vice President Gore to speak at a Catholic hospital on Wednesday (June 14) because of Gore’s support for legal abortion. Bishop James C. Timlin rescinded the invitation for Gore […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Gore’s Invite to Catholic Hospital Revoked by Local Bishop (RNS) The Roman Catholic bishop of Scranton, Pa., revoked an invitation to Vice President Gore to speak at a Catholic hospital on Wednesday (June 14) because of Gore’s support for legal abortion. Bishop James C. Timlin rescinded the invitation for Gore […]

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NEWS STORY: Southern Baptist Conservatives Tighten Hold on Beliefs, Practices

c. 2000 Religion News Service ORLANDO, Fla. _ The Southern Baptist Convention, with the conservative resurgence that wrested control of the denomination now more than two decades old, shored up its traditional reputation during its annual meeting this past week and even took it one step further. As expected, Southern Baptists at the June 13-14 […]

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NEWS STORY: Southern Baptist Conservatives Tighten Hold on Beliefs, Practices

c. 2000 Religion News Service ORLANDO, Fla. _ The Southern Baptist Convention, with the conservative resurgence that wrested control of the denomination now more than two decades old, shored up its traditional reputation during its annual meeting this past week and even took it one step further. As expected, Southern Baptists at the June 13-14 […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Arrest of Russian Media Mogul, Jewish Leader Stirs Concern MOSCOW _ The Tuesday (June 13) evening arrest of Vladimir Gusinsky, a media mogul and longtime leader of the Russian Jewish Congress, is provoking indignation among Russia’s business elite, a protest from at least one U.S.-based Jewish group and worry among […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Arrest of Russian Media Mogul, Jewish Leader Stirs Concern MOSCOW _ The Tuesday (June 13) evening arrest of Vladimir Gusinsky, a media mogul and longtime leader of the Russian Jewish Congress, is provoking indignation among Russia’s business elite, a protest from at least one U.S.-based Jewish group and worry among […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Boy Scouts Want to Be Back on Charitable Donation List (RNS) The Boy Scouts of America are fighting a Connecticut decision that prohibits state employees from donating a portion of their paychecks to the Scouts because state officials say the group violates the state’s anti-discrimination laws. Last month, Connecticut’s Commission […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Boy Scouts Want to Be Back on Charitable Donation List (RNS) The Boy Scouts of America are fighting a Connecticut decision that prohibits state employees from donating a portion of their paychecks to the Scouts because state officials say the group violates the state’s anti-discrimination laws. Last month, Connecticut’s Commission […]

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