RNS Daily Digest

c. 2004 Religion News Service Ugandan Archbishop Lays Claim to Two California Churches (RNS) The Anglican archbishop of Uganda said the Episcopal bishop of Los Angeles has “no jurisdiction” over two parishes in Newport Beach and Long Beach that left the U.S. church and aligned themselves with Ugandan leaders. On Aug. 17, St. James Church […]

NEWS STORY: Groups Rally for Sudan in `Day of Conscience’

c. 2004 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Religious and humanitarian groups rallied from coast to coast Wednesday (Aug. 25) in solidarity with more than a million refugees in Sudan who fled their homes in fear of government-backed militias. The “National Day of Conscience” demonstrations were organized by the Save Darfur Coalition, a broad-based network of […]

RNS Weekly Digest

c. 2004 Religion News Service Third Day to Perform at Republican National Convention (RNS) The Christian rock band Third Day will be among the performers at the Republican National Convention. Third Day, which has won Grammy and Dove Awards, will share a prime-time slot with Vice President Dick Cheney on Sept. 1 at New York’s […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2004 Religion News Service Third Day to Perform at Republican National Convention (RNS) The Christian rock band Third Day will be among the performers at the Republican National Convention. Third Day, which has won Grammy and Dove Awards, will share a prime-time slot with Vice President Dick Cheney on Sept. 1 at New York’s […]

NEWS STORY: Stem Cell Research Emerges as Key Issue in New Poll

c. 2004 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ A majority of American voters now support embryonic stem cell research, according to a new poll released Tuesday (Aug. 24), including 56 percent of “swing voters” who could be wooed by John Kerry’s embrace of the research. Support for the research has inched up nine points in two […]

COMMENTARY: How Would Jesus Vote?

c. 2004 Religion News Service (Tom Ehrich is a writer and computer consultant, managing large-scale database implementations. An Episcopal priest, he lives in Durham, N.C. Visit his Web site at http://www.onajourney.org.) (UNDATED) Campaign 2004 takes me back to college and another election year. We were smart, well-informed, not conspicuously wise, shallow in experience but enthusiastic […]