COMMENTARY: Let’s Give Teens a Break

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Dale Hanson Bourke is the author of five books and the mother of two sons.) (UNDATED) When Prince William turned 18 years old, his life became an open book. The news and entertainment media examined everything from his taste in vests to his choice of university. But one decision no […]

COMMENTARY: Let’s Give Teens a Break

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Dale Hanson Bourke is the author of five books and the mother of two sons.) (UNDATED) When Prince William turned 18 years old, his life became an open book. The news and entertainment media examined everything from his taste in vests to his choice of university. But one decision no […]

NEWS STORY: Episcopalians Target Need for Generation X Clergy

c. 2000 Religion News Service DENVER _ When Nathan Humphrey was first considering becoming an Episcopal priest, an official in his Maryland diocese laughed at him and told him to come back when he had more experience. “It was (an) out-of-hand dismissal,” said Humphrey, who is now 26 and a 1997 graduate of Yale Divinity […]

NEWS STORY: Episcopalians Target Need for Generation X Clergy

c. 2000 Religion News Service DENVER _ When Nathan Humphrey was first considering becoming an Episcopal priest, an official in his Maryland diocese laughed at him and told him to come back when he had more experience. “It was (an) out-of-hand dismissal,” said Humphrey, who is now 26 and a 1997 graduate of Yale Divinity […]

NEWS FEATURE: Show Biz Career Leads to Ministry With Addicts

c. 2000 Religion News Service HUNTSVILLE, Ala. _ To most, people like Muhammad Ali, Stevie Wonder, Donnie and Marie Osmond, B.B. King, or Archie Bell and the Drells are sports and entertainment icons they can only dream about seeing live, let alone know personally. But to the Rev. Al Lewis, they were fellow performers and […]

NEWS FEATURE: Show Biz Career Leads to Ministry With Addicts

c. 2000 Religion News Service HUNTSVILLE, Ala. _ To most, people like Muhammad Ali, Stevie Wonder, Donnie and Marie Osmond, B.B. King, or Archie Bell and the Drells are sports and entertainment icons they can only dream about seeing live, let alone know personally. But to the Rev. Al Lewis, they were fellow performers and […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Farrakhan Announces Million Family March (RNS) Five years after the Million Man March brought thousands of African-American men to the nation’s capital in a demonstration of racial unity and pride, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan appeared Friday (July 14) in Washington calling for a multiracial, interfaith Million Family March […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Farrakhan Announces Million Family March (RNS) Five years after the Million Man March brought thousands of African-American men to the nation’s capital in a demonstration of racial unity and pride, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan appeared Friday (July 14) in Washington calling for a multiracial, interfaith Million Family March […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service House Forgives Debt in Foreign Aid Package (RNS) In a 239-185 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a $13.8 billion foreign aid bill Thursday (July 13) that sets aside $225 million to alleviate or forgive the debts of 40 heavily indebted poor countries. “This is a real shot in […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service House Forgives Debt in Foreign Aid Package (RNS) In a 239-185 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a $13.8 billion foreign aid bill Thursday (July 13) that sets aside $225 million to alleviate or forgive the debts of 40 heavily indebted poor countries. “This is a real shot in […]