NEWS STORY: Canada Charts Less Religious Course on Gay Marriage

c. 2005 Religion News Service TORONTO _ Social conservatives in the United States won a huge victory last fall when voters in 11 states approved bans on same-sex marriage. But in Canada, they soon could lose a nation. Liberal leaders in Parliament plan as soon as February to pass a law guaranteeing same-sex marriage as […]

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Religious Leaders Focus on Poverty

c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) On Jan. 19, Roman Catholic Archbishop Harry Flynn of St. Paul-Minneapolis, and Bishop Peter Rogness of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America made a series of appearances on St. Paul’s West Side in an effort to bring poverty in the city into focus. “This is a very interesting neighborhood, […]

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Religious Leaders Focus on Poverty

c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) On Jan. 19, Roman Catholic Archbishop Harry Flynn of St. Paul-Minneapolis, and Bishop Peter Rogness of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America made a series of appearances on St. Paul’s West Side in an effort to bring poverty in the city into focus. “This is a very interesting neighborhood, […]

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RNS Daily Digest

c. 2005 Religion News Service U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Take Case of Brain-Damaged Woman WASHINGTON (RNS) The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday (Jan. 24) declined to review a case involving Terri Schiavo, a brain-damaged woman whose right to life has been at the center of a 15-year legal battle. A Florida Supreme Court decision had […]

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RNS Daily Digest

c. 2005 Religion News Service U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Take Case of Brain-Damaged Woman WASHINGTON (RNS) The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday (Jan. 24) declined to review a case involving Terri Schiavo, a brain-damaged woman whose right to life has been at the center of a 15-year legal battle. A Florida Supreme Court decision had […]

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NEWS STORY: Young Activists Energize Anti-Abortion March

c. 2005 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Young people were some of the most vocal participants in the 32nd annual March for Life on Monday (Jan. 24). “A lot of teenagers have to face this choice later in life, so they decide now what they want to do,” said Cassie Feller, 15, of Parsippany, N.J. […]

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NEWS STORY: Young Activists Energize Anti-Abortion March

c. 2005 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Young people were some of the most vocal participants in the 32nd annual March for Life on Monday (Jan. 24). “A lot of teenagers have to face this choice later in life, so they decide now what they want to do,” said Cassie Feller, 15, of Parsippany, N.J. […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Shortage of Kosher Hot Dogs and Other Meats Is Nothing to Relish

c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Call it the Case of the Missing Hot Dog. For the past 21/2 months, a severe shortage of Hebrew National franks and other kosher meats such as corned beef and salami has plagued delicatessens and supermarkets throughout the nation. “It’s terrible and it came at the worst possible time […]

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NEWS FEATURE: Shortage of Kosher Hot Dogs and Other Meats Is Nothing to Relish

c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Call it the Case of the Missing Hot Dog. For the past 21/2 months, a severe shortage of Hebrew National franks and other kosher meats such as corned beef and salami has plagued delicatessens and supermarkets throughout the nation. “It’s terrible and it came at the worst possible time […]

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NEWS STORY: Bush Begins First Day of Second Term at Cathedral Prayer Service

c. 2005 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ President Bush started the first full day of his second term in church, gathering with religious leaders on Friday (Jan. 21) at the Washington National Cathedral for an interfaith prayer service steeped in spiritual guidance and songs of praise. Evangelist Billy Graham offered the opening prayer of the […]

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