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c. 2000 Religion News Service Sexual Abstinence Advocates Barred From Chicago Schools (RNS) A group advocating sexual abstinence and linked to the Unification Church has been barred from presenting its curriculum in Chicago public schools. School administrators learned the Pure Love Alliance had presented the curriculum in sex education classes without proper approval, The Washington […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Sexual Abstinence Advocates Barred From Chicago Schools (RNS) A group advocating sexual abstinence and linked to the Unification Church has been barred from presenting its curriculum in Chicago public schools. School administrators learned the Pure Love Alliance had presented the curriculum in sex education classes without proper approval, The Washington […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Orthodox and Catholic Leaders End Meeting Without Agreement (RNS) Orthodox and Catholic leaders ended a summit in western Maryland on Wednesday (July 19) without agreement on theological issues that have divided the two churches for almost 1,000 years. Forty-six delegates from the Orthodox and Catholic churches wrapped up 10 days […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Orthodox and Catholic Leaders End Meeting Without Agreement (RNS) Orthodox and Catholic leaders ended a summit in western Maryland on Wednesday (July 19) without agreement on theological issues that have divided the two churches for almost 1,000 years. Forty-six delegates from the Orthodox and Catholic churches wrapped up 10 days […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Western United Methodists Protest Church Policy Against Gays (RNS) United Methodist churches in the western United States have approved a statement calling for the full inclusion of gays and lesbians in the church, echoing a declaration by churches in New England that protested the church’s decisions to ban same-sex unions […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Western United Methodists Protest Church Policy Against Gays (RNS) United Methodist churches in the western United States have approved a statement calling for the full inclusion of gays and lesbians in the church, echoing a declaration by churches in New England that protested the church’s decisions to ban same-sex unions […]

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NEWS STORY: Woman Bishop Elected `The Old Fashioned Way’ _ With Politicking

c. 2000 Religion News Service CINCINNATI _ In the euphoria last week over the election of the first woman bishop in a mainline black denomination, thousands of men and women at the African Methodist Episcopal General Conference immediately began chanting “Two! Two! Two!” in the hopes a second woman would be elected. What many did […]

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NEWS STORY: Woman Bishop Elected `The Old Fashioned Way’ _ With Politicking

c. 2000 Religion News Service CINCINNATI _ In the euphoria last week over the election of the first woman bishop in a mainline black denomination, thousands of men and women at the African Methodist Episcopal General Conference immediately began chanting “Two! Two! Two!” in the hopes a second woman would be elected. What many did […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Three African-American Women Named United Methodist Bishops (RNS) The United Methodist Church has 13 new bishops, three of whom are African-American women, following its U.S. jurisdictional conferences. The new women bishops, joining four African-American men and six white men in the episcopate, are the first black women to be named […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Three African-American Women Named United Methodist Bishops (RNS) The United Methodist Church has 13 new bishops, three of whom are African-American women, following its U.S. jurisdictional conferences. The new women bishops, joining four African-American men and six white men in the episcopate, are the first black women to be named […]

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