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c. 2003 Religion News Service Keating Chides Mahony for Move to Block Release of Documents (RNS) The chairman of a review board that is charged with implementing Catholic sex abuse reforms criticized Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony for trying to delay the release of abuse-related church documents. Frank Keating, the former governor of Oklahoma and […]

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c. 2003 Religion News Service Faith Groups Lobby to Expand Health Insurance Coverage WASHINGTON (RNS) An unusually broad coalition of religious groups says expanding coverage for 41 million uninsured Americans must be a priority for people of all faiths in the 2004 elections. A group of Jewish, Muslim, Protestant and Catholic leaders who rarely agree […]

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c. 2003 Religion News Service Court to Decide if Presbyterian Leader Interfered with Petition Drive (RNS) The highest court in the Presbyterian Church (USA) will decide whether a top official broke the rules when he refused to convene a special assembly to debate church policy toward gay pastors. The church’s Permanent Judicial Commission will meet […]

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c. 2003 Religion News Service With Potential War Looming, Religious Leaders Call for Prayer (RNS) As a potential war with Iraq looms, religious leaders are calling for prayer in early March. Noting the symbolism of March 3 _ 03/03/2003 _ the World Prayer Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., has asked Christians worldwide to consider that […]