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c. 2000 Religion News Service U.S. House Sides With Boy Scouts Over Federal Charter (RNS) The Boy Scouts of America received a major show of support in the U.S. House of Representatives when members voted 362-12 Wednesday (Sept. 13) to oppose revoking the organization’s federal charter because of its policy to not allow gays as […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service U.S. House Sides With Boy Scouts Over Federal Charter (RNS) The Boy Scouts of America received a major show of support in the U.S. House of Representatives when members voted 362-12 Wednesday (Sept. 13) to oppose revoking the organization’s federal charter because of its policy to not allow gays as […]

NEWS STORY: Jewish Leaders Affirm Common Roots With Christians in Historic Statement

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Just days after the Vatican released a declaration saying the salvation of non-Catholics is “gravely deficient,” a group of Jewish scholars released a landmark statement Thursday (Sept. 7) calling on Jews to affirm their shared roots with Christians while acknowledging a “humanly irreconcilable difference” between the two religions. More […]

NEWS STORY: Jewish Leaders Affirm Common Roots With Christians in Historic Statement

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Just days after the Vatican released a declaration saying the salvation of non-Catholics is “gravely deficient,” a group of Jewish scholars released a landmark statement Thursday (Sept. 7) calling on Jews to affirm their shared roots with Christians while acknowledging a “humanly irreconcilable difference” between the two religions. More […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Appeals Court Rejects Request to Halt Minute of Silence (RNS) On the same day when many Virginia students paused for a minute of silence for the first time, a federal appeals court refused to stop the new law from being observed. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond decided […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Appeals Court Rejects Request to Halt Minute of Silence (RNS) On the same day when many Virginia students paused for a minute of silence for the first time, a federal appeals court refused to stop the new law from being observed. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond decided […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2000 Religion News Service Survey: Presbyterian Ministers, Members Differ on Morality of Gambling (RNS) Presbyterian ministers and members have sharp disagreements on the morality of gambling, a Presbyterian Church (USA) survey shows. And whether they consider it moral or not, many Presbyterians take part in legal gambling, the Presbyterian Panel survey found. Of ministers […]