COMMENTARY: President Carter’s Lesson for Catholic Bishops

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’s Press.) (UNDATED) The pope and bishops should pay close attention to former President Jimmy Carter’s announcement that, in […]

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COMMENTARY: President Carter’s Lesson for Catholic Bishops

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’s Press.) (UNDATED) The pope and bishops should pay close attention to former President Jimmy Carter’s announcement that, in […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Scholar: Ignorance, Not Religious Zeal, Is Danger for America

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Since its first settlers sought to found a godly “city upon a hill,” America has been a nation shaped by religious zeal and by religious ignorance. But as growing diversity reconfigures the nation’s faith landscape, it is the ignorance, not the fervor, that poses the greater danger. For with […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Scholar: Ignorance, Not Religious Zeal, Is Danger for America

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Since its first settlers sought to found a godly “city upon a hill,” America has been a nation shaped by religious zeal and by religious ignorance. But as growing diversity reconfigures the nation’s faith landscape, it is the ignorance, not the fervor, that poses the greater danger. For with […]

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NEWS STORY: Church-State Groups Launch Counter-Offensive to Voter Guides

c. 2000 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Just days after the Christian Coalition began a massive mailing of 70 million of its controversial voter guides, two leading church-state watchdog groups have announced their own counter-offensive aimed at key battleground states in the Nov. 7 election. The Interfaith Alliance, a broad-based coalition of moderate and liberal […]

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NEWS STORY: Church-State Groups Launch Counter-Offensive to Voter Guides

c. 2000 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Just days after the Christian Coalition began a massive mailing of 70 million of its controversial voter guides, two leading church-state watchdog groups have announced their own counter-offensive aimed at key battleground states in the Nov. 7 election. The Interfaith Alliance, a broad-based coalition of moderate and liberal […]

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NEWS STORY: Church-State Groups Launch Counter-Offensive to Voter Guides

c. 2000 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Just days after the Christian Coalition began a massive mailing of 70 million of its controversial voter guides, two leading church-state watchdog groups have announced their own counter-offensive aimed at key battleground states in the Nov. 7 election. The Interfaith Alliance, a broad-based coalition of moderate and liberal […]

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NEWS STORY: Church-State Groups Launch Counter-Offensive to Voter Guides

c. 2000 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Just days after the Christian Coalition began a massive mailing of 70 million of its controversial voter guides, two leading church-state watchdog groups have announced their own counter-offensive aimed at key battleground states in the Nov. 7 election. The Interfaith Alliance, a broad-based coalition of moderate and liberal […]

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NEWS STORY: Attacks on Synagogues Stir Uncomfortable Questions in France

c. 2000 Religion News Service TRAPPES, FRANCE _ A few blocks from the train station, past solid stone houses laced with autumnal trees, the blackened shell of the Trappes synagogue casts a grim shadow over this placid west Paris suburb. As a raw rain beats down, Michel Mimouni climbs over yellow police tape to point […]

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NEWS STORY: Attacks on Synagogues Stir Uncomfortable Questions in France

c. 2000 Religion News Service TRAPPES, FRANCE _ A few blocks from the train station, past solid stone houses laced with autumnal trees, the blackened shell of the Trappes synagogue casts a grim shadow over this placid west Paris suburb. As a raw rain beats down, Michel Mimouni climbs over yellow police tape to point […]

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