NEWS FEATURE: Bible Study in a Tattoo Shop? Minister Asks Why Not

c. 2000 Religion News Service ST. LOUIS _ The cigarette smoke was thick and two electric tattoo needles buzzed in the background as Randy Windham read from the biblical book of Acts to a group of about 12. The needles were surprisingly loud and the soft-spoken Windham had to make an effort to be heard […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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NEWS STORY: Church Leaders Urge Students to Gather for Legal School Prayer

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) As students prepare to gather around school flagpoles for an annual prayer event, leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention and a prominent law firm have reminded pastors and school officials that “See You at the Pole” remains legal. In the wake of a Supreme Court decision finding a Texas […]

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NEWS STORY: Church Leaders Urge Students to Gather for Legal School Prayer

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) As students prepare to gather around school flagpoles for an annual prayer event, leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention and a prominent law firm have reminded pastors and school officials that “See You at the Pole” remains legal. In the wake of a Supreme Court decision finding a Texas […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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