RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Survey Finds Prevalence of Hazing Among High School Students (RNS) Hazing is prevalent among high school students, whether they are joining a church group or a sports team, a new survey finds. The Alfred University study found that 48 percent of students who join any high school group are subjected […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Survey Finds Prevalence of Hazing Among High School Students (RNS) Hazing is prevalent among high school students, whether they are joining a church group or a sports team, a new survey finds. The Alfred University study found that 48 percent of students who join any high school group are subjected […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Annan Defends Exclusion of Dalai Lama at UN Religion Summit (RNS) UN Secretary General Kofi Annan is defending the decision to not invite the Dalai Lama to next week’s historic summit of religious leaders, saying the United Nations is “a house for the member states, and their sensitivities matter.” More […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Annan Defends Exclusion of Dalai Lama at UN Religion Summit (RNS) UN Secretary General Kofi Annan is defending the decision to not invite the Dalai Lama to next week’s historic summit of religious leaders, saying the United Nations is “a house for the member states, and their sensitivities matter.” More […]

COMMENTARY: Science and Religion _ Again

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Eugene Kennedy, a longtime observer of the Roman Catholic Church, is professor emeritus of psychology at Loyola University in Chicago and author most recently of “My Brother Joseph,” published by St. Martin Press.) (UNDATED) Some observers claim science and religion are necessarily opposed to each other. Since no deep thinker […]

COMMENTARY: Science and Religion _ Again

c. 2000 Religion News Service (Eugene Kennedy, a longtime observer of the Roman Catholic Church, is professor emeritus of psychology at Loyola University in Chicago and author most recently of “My Brother Joseph,” published by St. Martin Press.) (UNDATED) Some observers claim science and religion are necessarily opposed to each other. Since no deep thinker […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service `Survivor’ Non-survivor Says His Faith Was Too Much for Other Castaways (RNS) A former castaway on the CBS reality program “Survivor” said he believes the strength he has gained from his Christian beliefs was too much for his fellow castaways, who voted him off the island on which all 16 […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service `Survivor’ Non-survivor Says His Faith Was Too Much for Other Castaways (RNS) A former castaway on the CBS reality program “Survivor” said he believes the strength he has gained from his Christian beliefs was too much for his fellow castaways, who voted him off the island on which all 16 […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Presbyterians Try to Dampen Criticism of Peacemaking Conference (RNS) Remarks by a Presbyterian minister at a recent peace conference that Christian proselytizing is sometimes akin to religious “ethnic cleansing” have conference organizers scurrying to finesse his remarks in order to dampen growing criticism of the conference. The Rev. Dirk Ficca, […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Presbyterians Try to Dampen Criticism of Peacemaking Conference (RNS) Remarks by a Presbyterian minister at a recent peace conference that Christian proselytizing is sometimes akin to religious “ethnic cleansing” have conference organizers scurrying to finesse his remarks in order to dampen growing criticism of the conference. The Rev. Dirk Ficca, […]