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c. 2004 Religion News Service Muslim Group Protests `Raghead Cadaver’ Comment on Imus Program (RNS) A national Muslim civil liberties organization is protesting comments made on talk show host Don Imus’ program, which is nationally broadcast on radio and on television network MSNBC. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is urging its members to contact […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2004 Religion News Service Muslim Group Protests `Raghead Cadaver’ Comment on Imus Program (RNS) A national Muslim civil liberties organization is protesting comments made on talk show host Don Imus’ program, which is nationally broadcast on radio and on television network MSNBC. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is urging its members to contact […]

NEWS STORY: Ailing Billy Graham Still Packing Stadiums at 86

c. 2004 Religion News Service PASADENA, Calif. _ At 86, Billy Graham moves a little more slowly. But his four-day California crusade revealed that the evangelist can still fill stadiums with his classic presentation of the Gospel. More than 312,000 people heard the evangelist preach during the Greater Los Angeles Billy Graham Crusade, which ended […]

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c. 2004 Religion News Service Editors: Check the RNS photo Web site at http://www.religionnews.com for photos to accompany this first item. Database of Holocaust Victims Unveiled, Accessible Online JERUSALEM (RNS) Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority, launched its much-awaited central database of Holocaust victims Monday (Nov. 22). Its goal is to register […]

NEWS STORY: Clerics Aim to Expand Values Issues Beyond Conservative Definitions

c. 2004 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Twenty-four religious leaders have announced a nationwide effort to expand the political debate on values beyond abortion and gay marriage to incorporate subjects such as housing, education and crime control. The clergy, most of them politically liberal to moderate, have joined together under a “New Voices Campaign,” unveiled […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2004 Religion News Service Editors: Check the RNS photo Web site at http://www.religionnews.com for photos of the Graham crusade to accompany the following story. Graham Utilizes Technology to Preach in Multiple Languages PASADENA, Calif. (RNS) Evangelist Billy Graham has always gone to extraordinary efforts to communicate his message. But his four-day California crusade is […]