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c. 2000 Religion News Service Ally McBeal Joins Mission-Minded Tenants of Boston Office Building (RNS) Heirs to New England’s stern Congregational heritage seem to have added a famous perky lawyer to their assemblage of sober, mission-minded tenants _ television’s Ally McBeal. Keen-eyed visitors to the American Congregational Association’s stately downtown Boston building will find the […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Ally McBeal Joins Mission-Minded Tenants of Boston Office Building (RNS) Heirs to New England’s stern Congregational heritage seem to have added a famous perky lawyer to their assemblage of sober, mission-minded tenants _ television’s Ally McBeal. Keen-eyed visitors to the American Congregational Association’s stately downtown Boston building will find the […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Conservative Anglican Leaders Hold Confirmation at Pa. Church (RNS) In a massive challenge to the leadership of the Episcopal Church, a group of conservative leaders of the worldwide Anglican Communion converged on a Pennsyvlania church Sunday (Nov. 26) to hold a confirmation service and make a stand against the U.S. […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Conservative Anglican Leaders Hold Confirmation at Pa. Church (RNS) In a massive challenge to the leadership of the Episcopal Church, a group of conservative leaders of the worldwide Anglican Communion converged on a Pennsyvlania church Sunday (Nov. 26) to hold a confirmation service and make a stand against the U.S. […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Supporters of Marriage Declaration Criticize Edgar, Question Future (RNS) The decision by the head of the National Council of Churches to withdraw his name from a Christian declaration on marriage has disappointed supporters of the document and could threaten future cooperation between the ecumenical council and other Christian groups. The […]

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c. 2000 Religion News Service Supporters of Marriage Declaration Criticize Edgar, Question Future (RNS) The decision by the head of the National Council of Churches to withdraw his name from a Christian declaration on marriage has disappointed supporters of the document and could threaten future cooperation between the ecumenical council and other Christian groups. The […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Community Helps Foster Ramadan Observances on College Campuses

c. 2000 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Thousands of miles away from her family in Pakistan, Sabeen Mushtaq couldn’t help but think of them as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan approached. The George Washington University freshman was living away from home for the first time, and missed her family’s holy season traditions _ especially […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Memo to Satan: Find Better Movies

c. 2000 Religion News Service (UNDATED) November 2000. To: Satan. From: Your agent in Hollywood. Dear evil one: By some accounts, our plan to increase your visibility by landing you prominent roles in major motion pictures has been a smashing success during the past 14 months. Still, the seven most recent movies featuring your sinister […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Roles of Belief, Unbelief in Medical Practice Debated

c. 2000 Religion News Service BOSTON _ Two celebrated doctors from rival institutions, one a man of faith and the other a skeptic, met on a stage here last week with a dicey challenge: engage each other on the role beliefs play in medical practices. It could have been an ugly mud toss or a […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Roles of Belief, Unbelief in Medical Practice Debated

c. 2000 Religion News Service BOSTON _ Two celebrated doctors from rival institutions, one a man of faith and the other a skeptic, met on a stage here last week with a dicey challenge: engage each other on the role beliefs play in medical practices. It could have been an ugly mud toss or a […]

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